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Michigan Foreign Policy Council

Research guide to help MFPC members with literature reviews

Subject Guide

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Catherine Morse
Government Information, Law and Political Science Librarian

Clark Library

Hatcher Graduate Library 2 South 734-936-2333

MFPC Canvas Site

Access modules that help with research components, slides from meetings and syllabus.

Finding Books

You can get books from our collection that are not available online through Contactless Pickup

Starting a research paper? Look for an article on your topic in these resources

Look for a book or chapter that's relevant to your research in the Oxford Handbooks Political Science Collection.

Political Science Encyclopedias

More Resources on Writing a Lit Review


A selection of just some of the many books available on writing literature reviews. Use Library Catalog Search to find more.

Academic Writing for Graduate Students: Essential Tasks and Skills (2004) by John M. Swales and Christine B. Feak

Telling a Research Story: Writing a Literature Review (2009) by John M. Swales and Christine B. Feak

Doing a Literature Review: Releasing the Social Science Research Imagination (1998) by Chris Hart

Synthesizing research : a guide for literature reviews (1998) by Harris Cooper

Writing Literature Reviews: A Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (1999) by Jose L. Galvan

The Craft of Research (2008) by Wayne C. Booth, Colomb, Williams - in print and online