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Elections: How to be an informed voter

It Matters! Engage. Participate. Vote.

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Type election* or voting or vote*

(use * to find election, elections, electioneering)

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The Library provides access to thousands of journals, magazines and newspapers online. Search by topic  by using one of the many available databases.

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Books on Elections and Voting

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How do I get articles from Google Scholar?

Google Scholar screenshot showing the location of the Settings link

Do you use Google Scholar? Make it more effective by linking it to the Library and gaining access to our subscriptions. 

Go to Google Scholar. Click on Settings, then Library Links in the left-hand column. Type in "Sonoma State University," check the box next to Sonoma State University, and save. Your search results will now include a Find It@SSU link. Click on Find It for full-text articles available from the SSU Library.