Political Science Databases

Connect to Access Military, Government, and Defense on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Comprehensive collection of military and government sources covering military issues from all branches of the service including Air Force Times, Army Times, Marine Corps Times, Navy Times, and others.
Connect to Access World News on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Includes full-text articles from 600 U.S. newspapers and over 700 international newspapers. Coverage varies, some newspapers going back as far as 1977.
Connect to AccessUN on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Index to United Nations documents, including official records, draft resolutions and the United Nations Treaty Series citations. Includes fulltext of selected documents. 1991 to present.
Connect to CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online) on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. Provides full-text access to think tank working papers and reports, policy briefings, conference proceedings and books. 1991- present. Continuously updated.
Connect to CountryWatch on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Detailed economic, political information and news for 191 countries. Country reviews include historical and political information, five years of hard data for key economic sectors, economic overviews, detailed maps, environmental situations, stock markets, investment climates, and taxation information. Continuously updated.
Connect to CQ Almanac on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
This is a great source for information on Congress. You can search across all years from 1945 on, by decade, or by individual sessions of Congress.
Connect to CQ Researcher on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
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Online version of this weekly publication, covering the most current and controversial issues of the day complete with summaries, insight into all sides of the issues, bibliographies and more. Full text of all articles published since 1991.
Connect to CQ Weekly on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Nonpartisan information on what is happening on Capitol Hill, including legislative news and analysis. This is the online version of the weekly magazine, including full text of all articles published since 1983. Users may search for past articles by words, dates, subjects, etc.
Connect to Digital National Security Archive on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Comprehensive collection of over 35,000 significant primary documents concerning events in United States' foreign policy. Documents date from 1945 forward and relate to major foreign policy events of the Cold War period.
Connect to EIS: Digests of Environmental Impact Statements on the Web
EIS extracts the key issues from complex government-released environmental impact statements, converting massive documents into concise, readable abstracts. 1985-present. Updated bi-monthly.
Connect to Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management on the Web
This multidisciplinary database provides abstracts and references to the literature covering all areas of air, land, water, and noise pollution, as well as bacteriology, ecology, toxicology, risk assessment, environmental engineering, environmental biotechnology, waste management, and water resources. 1981-present. Updated monthly.
Connect to GreenFILE on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
A multidisciplinary environmental database that includes scholarly, government, and general-interest titles on global warming, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, green building, and more. Mostly abstracts with some full text.
Connect to GREENR on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Environmental topics in science, international studies, business, law, and politics. Abstracts and full-text. Sources include newspapers, magazines, refereed journals, videos, podcasts, images, case studies, and portals for 160+ nations with an interactive map.
Connect to Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI) on the Web
Includes citations for documents, journal articles, and original literary works on Latin American topics in the social sciences and humanities from 1970 to present. Over 500 journals, published worldwide, are indexed. Includes citations for articles and documents on Mexico, all Central American and South American countries, and the Caribbean. Hispanics/Latinos in the United States are also included.
Connect to Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective on the Web
Indexes nearly 1200 scholarly journals covering the entire range of the humanities and social sciences from 1907-1984. Also covers many important scientific journals through the 1950s. For indexing of articles appearing 1985-present., use Social Sciences Full Text and/or Humanities Full Text.
Connect to ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) on the Web
On-campus access only.
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Covers a wide range of disciplines and areas of study, including political science, sociology, economics, population studies, criminal justice, public health, aging, education, psychology, history, and substance abuse.
Connect to LexisNexis Academic on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Fulltext database of thousands of magazine and newspaper articles, news wires, legal, and government sources. Dates of coverage and updates vary from title to title. Includes company and country profiles.
Connect to ProQuest Congressional on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
LexisNexis Congressional
Now available as ProQuest Congressional
Congressional publications; bills, laws and regulations; locate information about current members of congress and congressional committees.
Connect to Military and Government Collection on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 periodicals and 245 pamphlets, and offers indexing and abstracts for over 400 periodical titles.
Connect to PAIS International on the Web
Indexes and abstracts journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more related to public and social policies. The database includes publications from over 120 countries throughout the world. 1915-present. Updated monthly.
Connect to PolicyFile on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Indexes public policy research and analysis from think tanks, university research programs, research organizations and publishers. Provides links to fulltext where available.
Connect to Political Reference Suite on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Provides access to many political science resources such as the CQ Almanac, California Political Almanac, the Contemporary Middle East, Politics in America, Supreme Court Compendium, etc. You can search all the sources at once or search them individually.
Connect to Political Science Complete on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Political Science Complete contains full-text for more than 520 journals and indexing & abstracts for over 2,900 titles, including top-ranked scholarly journals. The database has a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse. The database also features over 340 full-text reference books and monographs and over 36,000 full-text conference papers. The subject specific thesaurus contains over 17,500 terms to aid researchers.
Connect to ProQuest Congressional on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Formerly LexisNexis Congressional
Congressional publications; bills, laws and regulations; locate information about current members of congress and congressional committees.
Connect to RAND California Online Library on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Keyword access to abstracts of RAND publications as well as full-text access to selected publications.
Connect to Social Sciences Citation Index on the Web
Index to the journal literature of the social sciences. It fully covers over 1,400 journals spanning 50 disciplines. Coverage also includes items relevant to the social sciences selected from 7,000 other journals. 1994-present. Updated weekly.
Connect to Social Sciences Full Text on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Indexes and abstracts articles at least one column in length from over 544 different English language periodicals in the social sciences, which includes anthropology, psychology, sociology, ethnic studies, political science, economics, geography, urban studies, and more. Fulltext of articles are available from about 175 of these periodicals. Indexing goes back to 1983. Abstracts began with January 1994. Fulltext availability varies title to title, but may go back to 1995. Updated daily. For indexing of articles appearing prior to 1983, use Humanities & Social Sciences Retrospective.
Connect to World Legal Information Institute on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Free, independent, and non-profit access to worldwide law from over 120 countries.
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