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Political Science / Government Sources

Printed Periodical Indexes

Yes, there was life before computers!  We still have the old printed journal indexes which are useful for earlier time periods.  For example, if you are looking for public reaction to Pearl Harbor, check Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature for 1941-1942.  These titles are on the 4th floor of the Library.

Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature (1900-2001)Index AI3 .R47.

Social Science and Humanities Index (1955-1974).  Index AI3 .R49.

International Index to Periodicals. (1907-1965).  Index AI3 .R49.

Theses & Dissertations

You may find great help from theses and dissertations. While you may find these types of sources available from Swoop Search, there are two repositories available with online access:

Tracking Down Other Theses and Dissertations

University Archives & Special Collections

The University Archives and Special Collections (UASC) is part of the Robert R. Muntz Library and supports the missions and goals of the Library and UT Tyler. The collections represent the history of the University and the surrounding communities of Tyler and Smith County. 

The UASC is also home to the University's Institutional Repository, Scholar Works. Scholar Works houses the scholarly and creative output of members of UT Tyler faculty, staff, and students. Our archivist, Terra Gullings, can also answer questions about copyright and publishing.