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Government and Political Science

This guide lists resources in the American University Library collections (online, print and microform formats) and free Web sites of use to Political Science research.

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Where to Find Books?

The following are the main sources for finding books in libraries.

Current Online Books

The following databases of ebooks contain current book titles. Each of the titles in these databases can be found in the American University's catalogAU-only icon

Free Older Online Books

The vast majority of books that are free online are published prior to 1923. Their U.S. copyright has expired and they are now in the public domain.

Older Online Books in AU Library's Catalog

The following databases of ebooks contain older book titles. The advantage to searching each database versus the library's catalog is that one can search full text of every book in each database, not just the book record.