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Library Resources for GVPT Students

guide to government & politics research

Locating Known Articles

There are a few ways to determine if we own the article and in what format.  

1. Use WorldCat and type in the title of the article or the journal name. 

2. Google and use the Reload button (


3. Use Google Scholar  (

4. Use the Citation Linker 

Sawyer, Katherine, Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham, and William Reed. “The Role of External Support in Civil War Termination.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 61, no. 6 (July 2017): 1174–1202.

Policy Studies Journal

Hale, Isaac. “The Compound Effects of Candidate Race and Racial Resentment in US House Elections.” Journal of Race, Ethnicity & Politics 5, no. 2 (July 2020): 299–325.