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Political Science Research Guide: Finding Articles & More

Off-Campus Access to Databases

To access any database in this Research Guide from off campus, you will need your myMCC login.

Selecting and Using Keywords Video (3:50)

keyword with magnifying glass over research

Joshua Vossler's video "Selecting and Using Keywords"

Keywords and Database Searching

  • Use specific keywords, not questions.
  • Revise your keywords to see how that changes your results.
  • Look for more keywords in the articles you find.

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Quick Tips and Shortcuts for Database Searching (video 5:19)

Journals, Magazine and Newspaper Articles

Entering Keywords into a Database (video 4:41)