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Political Science at the Graduate Center

 

Locating Dissertations

To find dissertations, access Digital Dissertations and learn how to request dissertations via the Center for Research Libraries, please visit our Dissertations and Theses guide.

 

Manhattan Research Libraries Initiative (MaRLI)

This research initiative allows select researchers access and circulation privileges at Columbia University, NYU, and NYPL research libraries. To be eligible you must have a NYPL library card and demonstrate research need. Further information about MaRLI and the application process can be found on the NYPL website here.

 

Welcome

This research guide is developed to highlight some of the key resources in Political Science. It will assist in your search for facts, scholarly articles, information on countries and their political systems. Choose from the topics in the tabs across the top of this page to focus on the materials you need.


My contact information appears in the box to the right. If you'd like to meet with me to discuss your work or for help with the materials listed here please phone or send me an email . Using this guide is a good way to get started but there may be more specialized tools and sources that don't appear here to which I can direct you.

New Featured Resource

  • Transparency Data
    Transparency Data is a central source for all federal and state campaign contributions made in the last twenty years. Here you can begin your search, find the information you need and then download records of what a candidate has received, what an individual has given, and how much companies and their employees have given.
 

Call Numbers

J - General Legislative and Executive Papers
JC - Political theory
JF - Constitutional history
JK - United States politics and government
JL - Latin American politics and government
JN - European politics and government
JS - Local government
JQ - Asian, African, & Australian politics and government
JV - Colonies and colonization, Emigration & immigration
JX-JZ - International relations
HX - Socialism, Communism, Utopias, Anarchism

Upcoming Workshops

These workshops and others can also be found on the library calendar

Unless otherwise noted, register for each workshop by clicking on the title. 

March

Data for Social Justice (register for each section separately)

Data for Social Justice part 1: Finding Data March 6, 6.30-8pm

This class will introduce various sources of data (including demographic, economic, and social data) that can be analyzed and mapped to advance social justice initiatives.

Data for Social Justice part 2: Analyzing and Visualizing Data March 13, 6.30-8pm

This class will cover different web applications and software available for analyzing and visualizing demographic, economic, and social data.

Data for Social Justice: Mapping Data March 27, 6.30-8pm

This class will explore both free and subscription GIS resources that can be used to create compelling maps that advance social justice causes.

SPSS (register for each section separately)

Basic SPSS March 5, 6.30-8pm

This class will give a general overview of the SPSS statistical package: What is it? What can it do? What do you need to know to get started with it?

Advanced SPSS March 26, 6.30-8pm

This hands-on workshop will cover SPSS in more depth: How do you enter and explore data with SPSS? How do you manage and analyze your data?

 

April

Measuring and Increasing Your Scholarly Impact April 9, 6.30-8pm

This class will introduce the metrics currently used to evaluate scholarly journals, authors, and articles, and will discuss the effect on impact of making works available open access.

 

 

      

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