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UWRT 150 Writing Seminar (Mazique): 2020 Election Campaign


Finding Encyclopedias & Books

Book cover image of the Encyclopedia of American Political Parties and ElectionsCheck out encyclopedias to get background information about your elections and parties.Use the RIT Libraries Catalog to find encyclopedias and books related to political parties, the election, and related concepts.

The first area focuses on finding viewpoint sources such as opinion articles/editorials and pieces of visual rhetoric (cartoons, ads, bumper stickers, t-shirts, etc.) 2020  Political Campaign Rhetoric on Biden and Trump. You will find this type of information in newspapers, Opposing Viewpoints, and social media.

The second area focuses on finding informative sources regarding the larger historical, political, and cultural contexts on the topics Socialism, Sexism, and/or  Xenophobia. You can use Opposing Viewpoints, CQ Researcher, and scholarly journals or books to get this type of information.

Search the Library Catalog

After searching the RIT Libraries Catalog, if you cannot find what you need from our collection, start a new search, look at the right side column and click on Connect NY. You can borrow books for free from university libraries in NY state

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National Journal Race Tracker 2016

National Journal: Race Tracker 2020

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