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Politics and Governance

TMU Libraries provide access to a 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:


Burke, T. (2006). How to Read in College, Staying Afloat: Some Scattered Suggestions on Reading in College [permanent blog entry]. Retrieved form:


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:


Last Name, F.M. [Philosophy Tube]]. (2017-07-28). How to read difficult books [Video File]. Retrieved from