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Political Science

Use this guide to find books, articles, databases, and other resources for research in Political Science.

Chicago Style

The 17th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style was published in September 2017. It includes some notable changes:

  • šNo longer use ibid.
  • šE-mail is now email.
  • šInternet is now internet. 
  • šOffers a citation for Twitter

Book, Bibliography:

Getz-Preziosi, Pat. Personal Styles in Early Cycladic Sculpture. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2001.

Book, Footnote:

1. Pat Getz-Preziosi, Personal Styles in Early Cycladic Sculpture (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2001), 15.

Book Chapter, Bibliography:

Craxton, John and Peter Warren. "A Neocycladic Harpist?." In Material Engagements: Studies in Honour of Colin Renfrew, edited by Neil Brodie and C. Hills, 109-113. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, 2004.

Book Chapter, Footnote:

1. John Craxton and Peter Warren. "A Neocycladic Harpist?," in Material Engagements: Studies in Honour of Colin Renfrew, ed. Neil Brodie and C. Hills (Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, 2004), 109.

Journal Article, Bibliography:

Gill, David W. J., and Christopher Chippindale. "Material and Intellectual Consequences of Esteem for Cycladic Figures." American Journal of Archaeology 97, no. 4 (1993): 601-59. Accessed September 9, 2017.

Journal Article, Footnote:

1. David W. J. Gill and Christopher Chippindale. "Material and Intellectual Consequences of Esteem for Cycladic Figures," American Journal of Archaeology 97, no. 4 (1993): 601, accessed September 9, 2017,

Website, Bibliography:

"Marble Seated Lyre Player." Metropolitan Museum of Art. Accessed September 9, 2017.

Website, Footnote:

"Marble Seated Lyre Player," Metropolitan Museum of Art, accessed September 9, 2017,

APA Style


Getz-Preziosi, P. (2001). Personal styles in early cycladic sculpture. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

Book Chapter:

Craxton, J. & Warren, P. (2004). "A neocycladic harpist?." In N. Brodie & C. Hills (Eds.), Material engagements: studies in honour of Colin Renfrew (109-113). Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.

Journal Article:

Gill, D.W. J. & C. Chippindale. (1993). "Material and intellectual consequences of esteem for cycladic figures." American Journal of Archaeology, 97(4), 601-59. Retrieved from


"Marble seated lyre player." Metropolitan Museum of Art. Retrieved from

In-Text Citations:

Getz-Preziosi (2001) believes...

Craxton and Warren (2004) say...

Other scholars have also written about the consequences of esteem for cycladic figures (Dill and Chippindale, 1993, p. 601).

Sample APA Style Paper

MLA Style


Getz-Preziosi, Pat. Personal Styles in Early Cycladic Sculpture. University of Wisconsin Press, 2001.

Book Chapter:

Craxton, John, and Peter Warren. "A Neocycladic Harpist?." Material Engagements: Studies in Honour of Colin Renfrew, edited by Neil Brodie and C. Hills, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, 2004, 109-113.

Journal Article:

Gill, David W. J., and Christopher Chippindale. "Material and Intellectual Consequences of Esteem for Cycladic Figures." American Journal of Archaeology, vol. 97, no. 4, 1993, pp. 601-59, Accessed 9 Sept. 2017. 


"Marble Seated Lyre Player." Metropolitan Museum of Art, Accessed 9 Sept. 2017.

In-text Citations:

Getz-Preziosi discusses personal styles in early Cycladic sculpture (15). 

This text discusses personal styles in early Cycladic sculpture (Getz-Preziosi 15).

APSA Style

You can also try the American Political Science Association's Style Manual for Political Science. Based on Chicago Style, APSA is used for scholarly work in political science.