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Political Studies

Article Indexes

Academic Search Complete is a multi-disciplinary database which provides indexing (with abstracts) to peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings, monographs and reports.
Canadian magazines, scholarly journals, news and wire feeds and Canada focused articles spanning business, education, current affairs; also agriculture, economics, government and politics, health sciences, history, literature, medical sciences, social sciences, and many more subject areas.
Available online, 2007-present.
Print collection (1951-2009) located at Stauffer Library in Compact Shelving with call number JA36.I61.
Political science, political thought, government and public administration, government process, international relations, and area studies.
Indexes articles, books, government documents in areas of politics, public policy, public administration, international relations and current affairs.
Policy Commons offers access to the latest research from policy experts, think tanks, IGO’s and NGO’s.
A pre-selected group of 4 databases, covering literature published in political studies, can be searched together from this starting point: PAIS, IBSS, Worldwide Political Abstracts, ProQuest Political Science.

Sabinet African Journals encompasses the breadth and depth of African research content by offering the most comprehensive, searchable collection of full-text African electronic journals available on one platform. Over 600 journal titles in 10 collections are available, including African Journal Archive, Business & Finance, Education, Juta's Law Journals, Labour, Law, Medicine & Health, Religion, Science Technology & Agriculture, and Social Sciences & Humanities. African government & law plus news resources, also curated by Sabinet, are available on Sabinet Discover.

Political science, international relations, law, and public administration/policy. International coverage, indexes over 1000 journals back to the '60s.

Article Indexes: Multidisciplinary

Print holdings: 1969 - present
Indexes alternative, radical and left publications, which discuss the theories and practices of cultural, economic, social and political change.
Indexes over 2100 journals as well as books, book reviews and theses, from prehistoric times - present.

Historical Abstracts

Time period is from 1450 to the present. Indexes over 2100 journals published worldwide, selected books and dissertations.
A unique resource for U.S. public policy research that grants users access to timely, updated information from over 350 public policy think tanks, nongovernmental organizations, research institutes, university centers, advocacy groups, and other entities.
Annotated bibliography of recently published books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on population topics.
Use this index to find articles that cite an author, book or article in the field of political science.
SSCI is part of Web of Science. To search this database select SSCI under Citation Databases at the bottom of the screen. For more information see additional details under Web of Science.

What is an (article) index?

An article index is a subject-specific search engine that identifies academic articles, conference proceedings and/or book chapters on a topic. Search or browse by keywords, subjects, or article title.

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