The following resources can be a helpful place to start at the beginning of the research process.
Political Science reference books
Oxford Handbook of International Relations / JZ1242 .O94 2008
The Future of Political Science : 100 perspectives / JA71.F89 2009
Political Science and Political Behavior / JA76.K362 1983
Political Science Research Methods / JA73.J64 2001
The following databases and journals are useful places to search for Political Science related articles. Contact a librarian if you would like more information on how to search for articles on your specific topic.
- Academic Search Complete (EBSCO): Covers a wide range of academic disciplines, with more than 8600 periodicals available in full text.
- Directory of Open Access Journals: An interdisciplinary database of free, full-text, scholarly journals.
- JSTOR: A full-text archive of over 400 scholarly journals in the arts and sciences. Issues from the past three to five years may not be available.
Search for journals that cover Political Science-related topics by using our Publication Finder tool. You can search for specific journals by title, subject, and more.
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If you cannot find a full-text version of the article you need, request it through interlibrary loan. Interlibrary loan is a free service that allows you to borrow books and articles from other libraries.
Books from Lane Library
Search for books in our collection through Lane Library’s catalog. You can find books with Political Science specific subject headings below: