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Politics and Governance

Ryerson Library has many great resources to help you with your research and assignments. Use this guide to get started!

Blogs and Websites:

Hoover, A. (2013). How to Read Political Science: A Guide in Four Steps [blog post]. Drexel University. Retrieved from: https://www.ameliahoovergreen.com/uploads/9/3/0/9/93091546/howtoread.pdf


Burke, T. (2006). How to Read in College, Staying Afloat: Some Scattered Suggestions on Reading in College [permanent blog entry]. Retrieved form: https://blogs.swarthmore.edu/burke/permanent-features-advice-on-academia/how-to-read-in-college/


Lurie, S. (2014-01-14). How to read a book in two hours or less: Speed reading for graduate students [Inside Higher Ed. Grad Hacker blog post]. Retrieved from: 



Calarco, J. (2018-09-02). Beyond the Abstract: Reading for Meaning in Academia

[personal blog]. Retrieved from: http://www.jessicacalarco.com/tips-tricks/2018/9/2/beyond-the-abstract-reading-for-meaning-in-academia


Last Name, F.M. [Philosophy Tube]]. (2017-07-28). How to read difficult books [Video File]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=L28OLYtxXjs