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Politics and International Studies: Databases


What is a Database?

Databases are the best way of finding peer-reviewed articles, scholarly books, conferences, theses and other information on your topic. Some databases enable you to search across disciplines while others are tailored to help researchers in your specific subject. 

Use our database list to explore databases for your subject or to find databases by material type. 

Key Databases for Politics and International Studies

Have a look at the databases for Politics and International Studies. Here are some key databases:

  • Worldwide Political Science Database Provides citations and abstracts of the international literature in political science, including journal articles, books and book chapters, dissertations, and reviews. It also covers such areas as international relations, law, sociology, economics, and public policy.
  • International Political Science Abstracts Contains current indexing and abstracts of the world's leading journals in political science. Topics covered include political science method and theory, political thinkers and ideas, governmental and administrative institutions, political process, international relations, and national and area studies
  • Scopus a multidisciplinary database. Good for research questions that cut across different disciplines.

Alternatively, use our full database list to explore databases by subject or material type.

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