Additional Resources in Political Science
Subject Specialist
Picture: Janine Kuntz

Janine Kuntz
Social Sciences Librarian
Tel: (508) 286 3222

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Books etc.
HELIN Catalog Unrestricted Resource
‚ÄčTo find books and e-books, audiovisual materials, board games, and other items held by the Wallace Library or our partners in the HELIN consortium, search the catalog: 

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Documenting Your Research
Properly documenting your research is a crucial part of the research process. Check out the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University as well as our own Guide to Documenting Your Research for detailed information about different citation styles and formats. 

To manage your sources and references, try Zotero  or RefWorks

 
Core Databases
Academic OneFile Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL
Indexes and abstracts articles on subjects such as agriculture, anthropology, arts, business, communications, economics, law, political science, psychology, religion, general sciences, and current events. Includes many full text articles or links to full text; 1980 - present. Access provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

CQ Researcher Online Restricted Resource Some full text available
CQ Researcher contains in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy.  1991 - present.. 

LexisNexis Academic Restricted Resource Some full text available
Indexes and abstracts U.S. and foreign newspapers, journals, transcripts, federal and state case law, law reviews, state and country profiles, company information and more. Many documents are in full text; dates of coverage vary.

PAIS International and PAIS Archive Restricted Resource openURL
Indexes materials relating to political, social, and public policy issues. Citations include journal articles, books, directories, conference proceedings, pamphlets, reports, and government documents; a ProQuest database; 1914 - present. 

ProQuest Congressional Restricted Resource
Full text access to publications from and about the U.S. Congress, including congressional working papers, bills (1989-), and testimony (1988-); committee reports (1990-); member biographical and committee assignment information; voting records (1988-); member and campaign financial data and disclosures; plus the Federal Register (1980-), the Code of Federal Regulations (current), the U.S. CodeCIS Indexing and Abstracts (1970-), and the Congressional Record (1985-). 

 
Additional Databases
ABI/INFORM Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL Resource contains images
Comprehensive business database includes ABI/INFORM Global; ABI/INFORM Dateline 1985 to present; and ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, 1971 to present. Provides market and industry reports, as well as dissertations, conference proceedings, and research articles, plus the full text of the Wall Street Journal from 1984 to present. A ProQuest database. 

Annual Review of Political Science Restricted Resource
Each year, Annual Reviews critically reviews the most significant primary research literature to guide you to the principal contributions of the field and help you keep up to date in your area of research. 2008- present

GreenFILE [EBSCO] Restricted Resource openURL
Indexes and abstracts journal articles relating to the human impact on the environment in such disciplines as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.

Project Muse Restricted Resource Some full text available
Full-text current and archival articles from 670+ scholarly journals from major university presses covering literature and criticism, history, performing arts, cultural studies, education, philosophy, political science, gender studies, and more. The Library's subscription also includes over 7,000 e-books. Updated continually.

Social Science Open Access Repository (SSOAR) Unrestricted Resource
Database of open-access social science articles and papers.

Social Science Research Network (SSRN) Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Joint portal of semi-formal networks of researchers in the social sciences that provides access to a variety of e-journals as well as abstracts and full text of preprints and working papers via its eLibrary. Topics range from accounting to marketing, leadership to sustainability, and corporate governance to information systems. 

Social Sciences Full Text [H.W. Wilson / EBSCO] Restricted Resource openURL
Indexes articles and book reviews in some of the key international English language journals in the social sciences, for example: anthropology, area studies, economics, political science, psychology, sociology; includes over 320 full text journals; 1984 - present.

Social Services Abstracts Restricted Resource openURL
Indexes and abstracts research in social work, human services, social welfare and policy, and community development. A ProQuest database; 1979 to present. 

Supreme Court Yearbook Restricted Resource
Provides valuable in-depth coverage and analysis of every decision from the nation's highest court. Click on the CQP Electronic Library link to cross-search all CQ Press subscriptions. 1989/90 session - present.
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