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WPSA Video Tutorials

mstein Merrill Stein
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Introduction to Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

Looking for scholarly articles in the area of political science? WPSA is one of several useful resources the library provides. This guide includes several brief instructional video tutorials to help get you started with WPSA.

  Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (ProQuest)
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (WPSA) provides abstracts and indexing of the international literature of political science and international relations, along with complementary fields, including international law and public administration/policy. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500+ serials publications and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations and working papers. The database is simultaneously searchable with other ProQuest databases such as ProQuest Newspapers.

Advanced Searching

See tips for using WPSA's Advanced Search screen (default).

The Results Screen

This video tutorial gives an overview of the results screen as well as strategies for narrowing your results.

Advanced Features

This tutorial highlights some of WPSA's advanced features. Expand your research and stay more orgnaized using these tips and tricks.

MyResearch Account

If you are a frequent WPSA user or are completing an intensive research project, you will probably benefit by setting up a MyResearch account. This account allows you to save searches as well as citations.

 


Last Modified: Thursday, January 12th, 2012