Recommended Databases & Websites

HKS Library Research Guides
Curated lists of databases and other resources related to research areas at HKS.
Proquest Social Sciences Premium Collection
Database collection covering the social sciences. Includes PAIS for public policy research.
Academic Search Premier
Large, multi-disciplinary database of journal & magazine articles.
Google Scholar
Google search for scholarly literature.
HOLLIS+ (beta)
Harvard-owned articles, books and more in one simple search.
LexisNexis Academic
Comprehensive news resource.
CQ Press Electronic Library
U.S. politics, elections, & government research.
Database of economics literature.
Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
Country, industry, and risk data and analysis.
Portal for searching for research and policy information. Based at the Shorenstein Center.
Think Tank Search
Google Custom Search of more than 470 think tanks and research center websites.