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APSA Style Manual
Some of your classes may require you to use American Political Science Association style in your papers.
Sewanee Writing Center
Visit the the Sewanee Writing Center web site to learn how to get advice on your writing. It is advised that you make an appointment with one of the writing tutors who are stationed in the library several hours each day.
You have access to the online version of EndNote, EndNote Web, a bibliographic management tool. Use EndNote Web to help you site resources and build collections of citations for bibliographies or other purposes. Sign up for an EndNote Web account while you are on campus, then you can use it anywhere.
Resources on the Web
Almanac of Policy Issues
Excellent site that provides links to important and current public policy issues.
American President: An Online Reference Resource
Rich site, from the University of Virginia's Miller Center of Public Affairs, has a wealth of primary sources including public papers, party platforms (from 1840-present) , speeches, video, and audio.
Biographical Dictionary of the United States
Provides biographical sketches and years in Congress. Searches are by name, position, state, party, year or Congressional session.
The site proclaims "Your Guide to the Money in US Elections." Detailed and virtually complete guide to campaign finance in the United States. Information about donations to campaigns at every level (local,state, and national) and from every source (individual to PAC). Created and supported by the Center for Responsive Politics, a respected political watchdog group.
The Supreme Court Database
The Database contains over two hundred pieces of information about each case decided by the Court between the 1953 and 2016 terms. Examples include the identity of the court whose decision the Supreme Court reviewed, the parties to the suit, the legal provisions considered in the case, and the votes of the Justices.
Access to a vast amount of information from Congress, including ability to search for bills and resolutions, public laws, roll call votes, current activity in Congress, Congressional Record, legislative schedules and calendars, committee information, presidential nominations, treaties and links to other online legislative and governmental resources.
Official web site of the United States government contains links to federal, state, local and tribal political sites with a wealth of online information, services and resources.
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