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Political Science/Law Resources

Research guide featuring tools commonly needed for political science and law, or legal, research.



ALCON Library Catalog
Online catalog for ACU, HSU, McMurry, Howard Payne, and Abilene Public Library. Includes government documents. Many titles are linked to electronic full-text versions.
OneSearch (ACU only)
Search many resources at one time.  Includes books and peer-reviewed, scholarly journals on all subjects. Most are full-text.
Journal Finder (ACU only)
Search for the title of a journal to see if we have it electronically.  Can also browse a list of political science e-journals
Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe (ACU only)
Full-text news and legal materials. News covers regional, U.S., and international papers, magazines, and news transcripts; covers today's news through 20 year archive. Legal section contains law reviews, federal and state case law, U.S. and state codes and regulations, and patents.


Military and Government Collection (ACU only)
Indexes articles that appear in journals published by the government. Many of these journals are not indexed anywhere else except this database.
See also Resources by Subject -- Political Science