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Political Science: 001 - Peng

Political Science 001 - The Government Of The United States

This is an introductory course in the principles and problems in the national, state, and local areas.


Example Topics

 Politics or government related issues:.

  • Gun control
  • Federalism and funding

Start here!


Search All - search all the databases at the same time; sort the results with the Refine Results toolbar on the left side of the results page.

Books - search only the print books in the LAHC library

eBooks - search only eBooks

Databases - search for database by name or view the A-Z list for database descriptions

Periodicals - search for a specific periodical (journals, magazines, newspapers) by name or view them grouped by subject. 

Research Guides - search for your course and view the research guide


Refine your Results


Click Show More to find other sources.


Need ideas on where to take your research, how to narrow your topic, or what to focus on? Explore the subject terms by clicking Show More.

Assignment Requirements

Type: Research Paper and Presentation

Length: 4-7 pages, not including works cited

Citation Format: MLA or APA

Required Sources: academic sources

Example Sources:

Articles Academic/Scholarly, Newspaper, Magazine
Books Print, eBook, Reference
Media Video, Audio, Image
Websites .gov .edu --- no Wikipedia


Navigate to the Find Books tab and use the library catalog search box. 


Connect to the catalog by viewing the books below:

  1. Click on the blue link or image to open the item record in the library catalog. Take note of the school location, call number, and status. 
  2. To find similar books, click on Catalog Record and look at the Subject Terms to see how the item was cataloged. 
  3. Click on the Subject Term to navigate to items cataloged with that term and view results. 

To begin a new search after viewing a book, click Search/Home on the top left bar. 

Individual Databases