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Political Science

This guide helps you get started finding political science materials.

Citation help

What is a citation?

A citation is the information about a source, such as title, author, date, etc., which makes the original work available to your reader.

See the library's Citation Help page to find out how to properly format citations by APA, MLA, or Chicago styles.

Citation Style Guides

There are many citation styles and the library has many citation style guides both online and in print.

Citing American Government Documents 

Examples and rules to follow to cite US government documents properly and effectively.

Citing Canadian Government Documents 

Examples and rules to citing a variety of print and online government documents.

How to cite Statistics Canada products 

This guide has been developed for authors, editors, researchers, academics, students, librarians and data librarians. It describes, in three steps, how to build your reference when citing Statistics Canada products.

APA Style Guide to Electronic References  

Information on formatting electronic references in APA style; now included in APA 6th.

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