Welcome to Ryan Library’s History & Political Science Research Guide! If you have further question, contact librarian Robin Lang, visit the Research Help Desk in Ryan Library, or chat with a librarian online using the Ask a Librarian box.
Use this guide to locate:
Follow the tabs above from left to right as you progress into your research topic.
We subscribe to the Newspaper Source database, which provides full text to more than 40 U.S. & international newspapers and Nexis Uni. If you are interested in browsing the current day's newspaper, use the newspapers website. Then if you find an article you'd like to read but are hitting a paywall, check to see if Ryan Library provides access to the article through one of our databases. You can determine which database provides a newspaper, by typing in the name of the newspaper in the Journals Directory search box. If we don't provide access to the article you need, you can request a copy through InterLibrary Loan. If you have any questions, please email librarian Robin Lang at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have a specific newspaper article, topic, or author in mind, consider using a Library database to access the article if it's not available free online. Here's a list of a few of the specific newspapers we subscribe to through Library databases:
These guides include information on finding reference books, print books, e-books, print journals, online journals in library databases, primary sources, and websites appropriate for history-related research.
Visit the California History (HIS3070) Research Guide at libguides.pointloma.edu/CAhistory.
Visit the Doing History (HIS2070) Research Guide at libguides.pointloma.edu/his2070.
Visit the Political Science Scope and Methods (POL2070) Research Guide at libguides.pointloma.edu/pol2070.