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Most Useful Databases

  • Military & Government Collection (EBSCO)
    Offers news and scholarly articles pertaining to all branches of the military and government.
  • Military & Intelligence Collection (Gale)
    Covers all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs through journal literature.
  • CountryWatch
    Provides information and news on the countries of the world in a concise and useful format. Includes cultural, political, economic, and business information and maps.
  • Humanities Full Text  Icon
    Incorporates scholarly content from hundreds of journals along with reviews of many kinds of books, performances, and events.
  • Readers' Guide Full Text Select  Icon
    Focuses on current events coverage from the most popular periodicals.
  • SocINDEX
    Covers sociology and related disciplines, such as anthropology, criminology, demography, economic development, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, social psychology, social work, and urban studies.
  • Social Sciences Full Text  Icon
    Highlights scholarly materials from conferences, found in journals and magazines in the field of sociology, as well as chapters from books.

Finding Books on Poli Sci Topics

Other Useful Databases

  • Google Scholar
    Includes journal articles, book chapters and essays, and sometimes entire books. Text is frequently not available for free, but can be accessed using WorldCat or Interlibrary Loan.
    Provides full-text articles from scholarly journals in a broad spectrum of topics and disciplines. Coverage spans from the journals' inception to the most recent 3-5 years (current issues are not available).
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Offers News, Legal, and Company information. See separate search boxes near bottom of screen.
  • ACLS Humanities eBooks
    Includes eBooks in the Humanities from common authors and titles to the more obscure.
  • Statista
    Highlights the most recent and relevant statistics and quantitative research on a wide array of topics.
  • (United States Census Bureau)
    Provides quality data about the people and economy of the United States.

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