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POSC 323/420: Civic Engagement and Leadership / Penny Harvest Practicum: Additional Guides to Research and Writing

A guide that provides descriptive lists of resources related to conducting research for the POSC323/POSC420 courses.

Additional Guides

The following research guides can also help you develop and organize a quality research paper.

  • Organizing Your Social Sciences Research Paper -- comprehensive guide about how to write a college-level research paper.
  • Citation Guide -- a brief guide to Chicago, MLA, and APA citation rules.
  • Political Science Research Guide -- a descriptive guide to databases and scholarly web sites that support the study of political science and its related sub-disciplines.
  • RefWorks -- brief guide to using RefWorks, a Web-based citation manager, in the USC Libraries environment.
  • Statistics and Data -- guide to numeric sources in the social sciences available through the USC Libraries and on the Internet.