Political Science Resources

Academic OneFile (Gale) – scholarly database containing journals, podcasts, and transcripts

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) - comprehensive database of scholarly journals

Biography in Context (Gale) – biographies, related full–text articles from periodicals, as well as images and links to web sites

Business Source Premier (EBSCO) – scholarly business journals and publications

Congress.gov (formerly Thomas) – find federal legislative information such as bills and resolutions, activity in Congress, committee information, and more.

Guide to Social Work, Social Science, and Religion in Periodical Literature – index to periodicals covering religion and social science

Homeland Security Digital Library - documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management

JSTOR - a collection of core scholarly journals, many going back to the first volume. Emphasis is on back issue coverage and does not include the current 3-5 years, unless Gordon has a current subscription to the journal. JSTOR provides long term preservation for journals.

MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO) – bibliography of journal articles, books, and dissertations with links to many full text articles

Oxford Reference Online: Politics – Find definitions, biographies, events, government structures, and more from Oxford reference titles.
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OxResearch – short analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance

PsycINFO (EBSCO) – index for psychology journals, books, etc. with links to many full text articles

Sage Journals Online - a searchable collection of scholarly online journals published by Sage, covering many subject areas including politics and international relations

War & Terrorism Collection (Gale) - search a subset of Gale Academic and General OneFile journals covering war and terrorism, conflicts and their multiple causes.



BPL Political Studies Resources
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