Recommended Databases & Websites

Academic Search Premier
The world’s largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary database.
Google Scholar
Google search for scholarly literature across multiple disciplines and sources.
HOLLIS+ (beta)
HOLLIS+ allows you to find and access Harvard-owned articles, books and more in one simple search.
Business Source Complete
Articles from academic journals, magazines, and trade publications.
CQ Press Electronic Library
Research in U.S. politics, elections, government, and public policy.
Economics articles, dissertations, book reviews and proceedings.
Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
Country, industry, and risk data and analysis.
Global news and business information.
Journalist's Resource
Curated collection of research relevant to today's news stories. Based at the Shorenstein Center.
Articles from core scholarly journals. Recent issues are not available for most journals in JSTOR.
LexisNexis Academic
Comprehensive business, legal, and news information.
This portal seeks to provide an efficient way for searching for credible research and policy information on topics of public interest. Based at the Shorenstein Center.
Proquest Social Sciences Premium Collection
Database collection covering the social sciences including politics, sociology, education and criminal justice. Includes PAIS.
Roper Center for Public Opinion
U.S. and international public opinion data.
Think Tank Search
Google Custom Search of more than 400 think tanks and research centers.
World DataBank
Development data collected by the World Bank, the IMF, and others.