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Political Science: Articles & Databases
Library and Internet resources that might be useful in researching political science.
The Summon unified discovery service allows you to quickly search, discover and access reliable and credible library content including books, articles, videos, and more. Enter your terms in one search box, and quickly get credible results in one relevancy-ranked list.
A Few More Useful Databases
If none of the databases in this list look useful, try the Research Databases page for a list of about 250 databases we have available.
In-depth, analytical reports on current issues in the news, particularly controversial social and legal issues involving health, education, criminal justice, international affairs, the environment and the economy.
Paper journals: Frequently include instruction for authors in the front or back of the journal. Some instructions will use the phrase "peer reviewed." Others will say that manuscripts are sent for blind review, reviewed by a committee, or anonymously reviewed.
Research Databases: Some allow you to limit your search to scholarly journals.
An online newspaper resource that includes international, national and regional papers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post.
Full-text newspapers, business information, and legal publications, including current news, company profiles, industry information, and federal and state laws and legislation. Formerly called LexisNexis Academic.
The Video Library includes every C-SPAN program aired since 1987 - over 160,000 hours of footage. Programs are indexed by subject, speaker names, titles, affiliations, sponsors, committees, categories, formats, policy groups, keywords, and location. The congressional sessions and committee hearings are indexed by person with full-text.
A guide that provides information about how to access full text newspapers in research databases, on the Internet, or on microforms.
Using a Mobile Device To Search Databases?
If you like to use a smart phone, pda, or another handheld device to search for books and articles, the Mobile Platforms and Library Resources page will provide you with information about databases and other online resources that offer special mobile platforms for you to use.