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Politics Research Guide

This libguide will get you started with your Politics research.

How to find books and articles

To find out how to find books and journal articles go to Library 101

Go to Library 101 Tutorial!

The modules in this self-paced, online tutorial serve as a primer for using library resources here at Catholic University. Each module focuses on a particular step of research, including choosing and narrowing a topic, determining a research strategy, determining where to search, locating resources, and using information ethically.

Good Sources for an Overview of Your Topic

Subject Headings

Subject headings to search for in the WRLC Catalog


Colonies and colonization. Immigration.

Executive Orders--United States

International relations

Later Twentieth century 1961-

Law of nations

Presidents—United States

Presidents -- United States – Election

Twentieth Century to 1961

United States. Executive Office of the President

United States -- Politics and government