Overview and Background
Oxford Reference Online: Politics and Social Sciences
Includes the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics; Oxford Guide to the United States Government; and Oxford Companion to the Politics of the World.
Palgrave Macmillan dictionary of political thought Ref JA61 .S37 2007
Provides a readable and impartial survey of political thought, defining concepts and ideologies, surveying the arguments on issues, giving capsule histories of political institutions, and summarizing the though
Political Handbook of the World
Provides basic country-by-country data (e.g., population, languages) as well as detailed information about political history, politics, social movements, economics, and current issues.
Statesman's Yearbook JA51 .S7
This classic reference work presents a political, economic and social account of every country of the world together with facts and analysis. Includes biographies of past and current leaders for each county.
Journal Articles and Working Papers
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)
Provides the full text of working/policy papers and other scholarly material relating to international affairs, security and ethics.
International Political Science Abstracts (IPSA)
Produced by the International Political Science Association and provides abstracts of political science articles published in scholarly journals and yearbooks worldwide.
Left Index Online
Provides access to a broad range of literature from the political left, with a primary "emphasis on political, economic, social and culturally engaged scholarship."
LexisNexis Government Periodicals Index
Indexes articles in approximately 170 current federal publications. Choose 'Search by Subject' and type in 'management.'
Military and Government Collection (EBSCOhost)
Full text of more than 300 journals. Some of the publications in this database are Global Security Review, Military Technology, Combat Edge, and Joint Force Quarterly.
Indexes public and social policy literature including journal articles, books, directories, conference proceedings, government documents and statistical yearbooks.
Database of public policy reports and studies published by think tanks, university research programs, and research organizations.
Political Research Online (PROL)
Led by the American Political Science Association. Pre-print working papers and conference papers for emerging scholarship in political science. (Free Resource)
Proquest Political Science
Includes 140 leading political science and international relations journals. This collection provides full-text of many core titles included in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
Indexes the international serials literature in political science and its related fields, including international relations, law, and public administration & policy.