Hamersly Library Research Guides – http://research.wou.edu/wouguides
These research guides are specially prepared database guides for various topic areas. They include databases recommended by the librarian for that specific study area, reference-style materials, similar databases to try, and other related research guides.
Environmental Studies – http://research.wou.edu/environmental?hs=a
International Relations – http://research.wou.edu/international_relations?hs=a
Latin American Studies – http://research.wou.edu/latin_american?hs=a
Legal Studies – http://research.wou.edu/legal?hs=a
Political Science – http://research.wou.edu/polisci?hs=a
Public Policy – http://research.wou.edu/public_policy?hs=a
Peer-Reviewed Content – http://research.wou.edu/content.php?pid=570293&hs=a
This site allows you to check any source you have to ensure that it is peer-reviewed, a characteristic of sources that most professors require for papers.
WOU Library Databases – https://library.wou.edu/databases/
These databases are accessible to all WOU students using their Pawprint login. They include JSTOR, Academic Search Premier, Lexis Nexis, Opposing Viewpoints, etc.
Newspaper Directory – https://www.newspapers.com/
This is an international newspaper directory that allows you to search by location or by topic of choice.
The New York Times – http://www.nytimes.com/
The Wall Street Journal – http://www.wsj.com/
The Washington Post – https://www.washingtonpost.com/
The Oregonian – http://www.oregonlive.com/
The International New York Times – http://international.nytimes.com/
CNN International – http://edition.cnn.com/
WOU Political Science Format Guidelines
This is the official paper formatting guidelines for all Political Science courses at WOU.
WOU Writing Center – https://wou.edu/writingctr/
The Writing Center is available to all WOU students with the sole purpose of helping you to sharpen your writing skills in any way possible.
Purdue OWL – https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/
This source is one of the best for information on grammar, punctuation, and all other writing questions.
American FactFinder – http://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml
FactCheck.org – http://www.factcheck.org/
U.S. Census Bureau – http://www.census.gov/
World Atlas and Map Library – http://www.infoplease.com/atlas/