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Political Science & International Studies

Resources on politics and international affairs, including finding scholarly resources, background, government sources, statistics, and news.

Finding Articles in Databases

General Political Science & International Studies Databases

The first two database are good, all-around search tools for Political Science and International Studies research.


The next two are for topics that involve legal issues. LexisNexis is also good for finding news sources and economic journals.

National Security

The next database is good if you have a research topic related to national security.

Linking Research

This next database is a citation index. It covers multiple subjects, and it connects articles that cite each other, which are likely to be on the same topic.

Interlibrary Loan (Articles)

If you cannot locate a journal article, use the Interlibrary Loan Forms.  A librarian will locate a library that owns the material and will send for what you need.

Before placing a request, check the Citation Finder to make sure Beeghly does not have a copy.

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