Political Science

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Scopus

Scopus provides broad indexing and citation coverage of academic journals, books and conference proceedings published worldwide. Delivering a comprehensive overview ofresearch output in the fields of science, engineering, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Access the Elsevier Scopus guide for information about searching. 

Gale OneFile: War and Terrorism

Gain valuable insight into conflicts and their causes, impact, and perception on a global scale.

Gale OneFile: Military and Intelligence

Search scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of past and present military affairs. Updated daily.

Gale OneFile: LegalTrac

Provides indexing for more than 1,200 major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty publications, Bar Association journals, and international legal journals, including more than 200 titles in full text. 

Gale In Context: Environmental Studies

Content that covers topics about environmental concerns, such as soil science, science and management, introduction to agronomy, food, crops & environment.

Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.

(Description provided by the database publisher, Gale/Cengage)

Gale OneFile: Criminal Justice

Comprehensive periodical content for researchers studying law, law enforcement, forensic science, terrorism, and more.

Gale OneFile: Communications and Mass Media

Search millions of articles covering all aspects of communications, including advertising, public relations, and more.

SAGE Premier Collection
Full text of over 600 journals published by SAGE in the fields of Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, Technology, and Medicine.
Women in Politics: Bibliographic Database
Provides bibliographic references to books, reports, and journal articles on all aspects of women's participation in political life worldwide.
Project MUSE
Includes the full text of over 320 scholarly journals in the Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences fields.
PARLIT
The PARLINE database contains information on the structure and working methods of 270 parliamentary chambers in all of the 193 countries where a national legislature exists.
Oxford Academic - Oxford University Press Journals and Ebooks

Oxford journals (about 240) and ebooks purchased from Oxford. This does NOT include the Oxford English Dictionary which is on its own platform.

New York Times

This link goes to the public version of the New York Times. Robertson Library does not have a paid license to this site.
The Library does have full text access to recent NYT issues via the Gale databases (1985 - present, may be delayed by one business day).

The free Archives search offers 1851-present. Full text may be available on this site from 1851-1922 but access to full articles may be blocked by an account requirement. Library staff can help you place Interlibrary Loan (ILL) requests for any articles you need. 

Robertson Library also has the NY Times on microfilm from 1923-1986. Ask library staff for assistance.

Ingenta
Contains citations to research articles from over 13,500 scholarly & popular journals. Coverage includes the humanities, social sciences & science.
JSTOR Arts & Sciences I - VIII Complement Collections and Life Sciences

Provides access to archival & current issues of over 1,400 scholarly journals across 57 academic disciplines. Includes primary source materials.

Robertson Library does not subscribe to all of the JSTOR collections, so use Interlibrary Loan to request articles that are not available in JSTOR or the Library's other collections.

InteLex Past Masters
Past Masters contains 117 fulltext humanities databases, both in the original language and in English translation.
Historical Abstracts (European and World history)
Indexes key historical journals, as well as a targeted selection of journals in the social sciences and humanities.
Handbook of Latin American Studies - HLAS Online
A selective annotated bibliography of scholarly works on Latin America covering the social sciences and humanities.
Globe & Mail: Canada's Heritage from 1844

Provides the online digitized full-image version of the complete works of the Globe and Mail newspaper from its inception up until two years ago.

 

Proquest's guide to using the historical newspapers database, including this one - note the tabs along the top for different sections of the guide

 

Looking for more recent Globe & Mail issues?

We have various date ranges in various formats, from plain text to PDFs.

GreenFile
Covers all aspects of human impact to the environment, including global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture & renewable energy.
EconLit with Full Text (EBSCOhost)
Foremost source of references to economic literature. Provides indexing and abstracting of 450+ international economic periodicals, books & papers.
China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980 (Adam Matthew Digital)
Unique manuscript material relating to the activities & observations of British & American diplomats, missionaries, & others in China from 1793-1980.
America: History and Life (Canada and US history)
The definitive index of literature covering the history & culture of the US & Canada, from prehistory to the present. Indexes 1,700 journals.
CBCA Complete (Proquest)

Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) Complete, includes Education and Business in a single search.

 

Proquest's Guide to CBCA (note the tabs along the top for different parts of the guide)

Cairn
Cairn offers access to a comprehensive collection of French language periodicals in the social sciences and humanities disciplines. The Library does not subscribe to most of this content, so access is just to the citation information and portion of the site that is open access. However, you can place Interlibrary Loan requests for articles you discover on this platform.
Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary database which provides full text for more than 8,500 periodicals, including full text for over 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
Annual Review of Political Science
Summarizes and critically reviews the best works in political science. Tables of Contents are provided 1998- ; full text for the latest 5 years.
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