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Political Science

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  • Academic Search Complete

    Covers all subject areas.  Has a mix of magazines and journals, including many that are peer-reviewed.

  • America: History and Life

    Historical coverage of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present, containing citations and abstracts for materials published since 1964.

  • Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text

    Indexing and full text of resources related to criminal justice and criminology.

  • Dissertations and Theses

    Contains citations,abstracts and possibly full text for over 2 million dissertations and theses. The database accepts over 90 percent of doctoral dissertations in North America.

  • EconLit

    Covers the literature of economics from books, journals, and working papers.

  • Fuente Academica

    A collection of scholarly journals from Latin American and Spanish publishers.  All major subject areas are covered with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology.

  • Historical Abstracts

    Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) including world history, military history, women’s history, history of education, and more.

  • International Security & Counter Terrorism Reference Center

    Offers information on virtually every dimension of security & counter-terrorism.

  • JSTOR

    Full-text of back issues of more than 100 scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Issues are entered on-line after having been published for 2-5 years.

  • LexisNexis Academic

    Access over 6,000 news, business, and legal sources. These include regional, national, and international newspapers, news wires, broadcast transcripts, non-English language news sources, magazines, trade journals, business publications, SEC filings, law reviews, statutory, administrative and case law.

  • Military & Government Collection

    Provides current news articles on topics pertaining to all branches of the military and government. Offers full text articles from almost 400 periodicals and over 245 pamphlets.

  • Philosopher's Index

    Covers scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy. 

  • Sociological Abstracts

    Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social, behavioral and policy sciences.

  • Web of Science

    Indexes thousands of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Also has cited reference searching and ways to refine and analyze your search results. Includes three indexes: Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975 to present), Social Sciences Citation Index (1956 to present), Science Citation Index Expanded (1899 to present).