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Political Science

Top Databases in Political Science

Political Extremism in the Twentieth Century 

Provides content on far-right and fascist movements, alongside significant coverage of radical left groups, allowing researchers to access material from both sides, and providing points for comparison. Library has access to Part One: Far-Right and Left Political Groups in the U.S., Europe, and Australia.

Political Science Complete 

Provides full text for more than 520 journals, and indexing and abstracts for over 2,900 titles, (including top-ranked scholarly journals), many of which are unique to the product. The database also features full-text reference books, monographs, and full-text conference papers, including those of the International Political Science Association. Includes a subject-specific thesaurus.

Project Muse 

Full-text of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals focusing on the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and many others. Browse by title or research area. 1995 to present.

ProQuest Political Science 

Access to hundreds of leading political science and international relations journals, providing full-text of many core titles indexed in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. In addition, over a thousand recent full-text doctoral dissertations on political science topics are included, together with working papers, conference proceedings, country profiles, political news and other sources. Including such topics as comparative politics, political economy, international development, environmental policy, and hundreds of related topics. Coverage: 1985 - current

Reference Books

Encyclopedia of Political Thought 

This text examines the history of political thought, contemporary political theory, and political philosophy.

Quick Citation Resources in Political Science

The most often used citation style for Political Science resources is the American Political Science Association. This guide provides examples of citations in this style. 

The library can guide you to citation management software and resources to help you properly cite your sources.