Summary: This book is a practical guide to using the Internet for political science research. The growth of the Internet means that an increasing amount of political information is becoming available on the web; however, it can often be difficult for users to locate high quality resources. This book shows the reader how to develop effective Internet searching strategies and indicates what is available online. It covers some of the key political science areas, including elections, parliamentary information and political parties, showing how to successively locate and evaluate Internet resources. The book covers political research mainly in the UK and the USA. Key Features: Provides a subject specific approach to Internet research Includes chapters on key topics such as elections, parliaments, prime ministers and presidents Contains case studies of typical searches Highlights useful political science Internet sites. The Author: Heather Dawson is an Assistant Librarian at the London School of Economics.
Heather Dawson is an Assistant Librarian at the British Library of Political and Economic Science and Politics and Government Editor of SOSIG (The Social Science Information Gateway).