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Welcome to the Politics Subject Guide

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This guide is an introduction to political sources at the Academy Library. Use this guide to find key databases, journals, books and open source materials.

If you would like further help with your research

  •     please contact a liaison librarian via our AskUs service
  •     phone 0434 369 043, or
  •     visit the Academy Library at building 13 on campus.

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