Q. What are the best databases for doing research on political science?

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Which databases are best for doing research on political science may depend on the specific topic or subject area you are studying. The following databases are some of our best resources for finding this information and would be a good place to start your research:

Academic Search Complete

Indexes over 8,200 journals in a broad range of academic disciplines. Full-text content is provided for over 4,600 of those journals, including over 3,600 peer-reviewed publications.

America's Newspapers & Access World News

America's Newspapers from NewsBank provides full-text articles from the electronic editions of record for more than 600 U.S. newspapers. The most comprehensive collection of full-text newspapers globally, Access World News provides extensive coverage at any level.

Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, including the New York Times and provides more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.

Military FullText

This database offers news pertaining to all branches of the military. It provides indexing and abstracting for over 430 titles and provides full-text for over 320.

JSTOR

JSTOR provides an electronic archive of important scholarly journals. The Arts and Sciences II collection contains over 150 titles in disciplines such as archaeology, Asian studies, economics, history, political science, and sociology.

Sage Premier Collection

Access to the content of over 500 peer-reviewed journals from 1999 to date, published by SAGE with coverage in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.

For more databases and resources on political science visit our LibGuides or Ask A Librarian for more help.

  • Last Updated Aug 08, 2017
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