Political Studies

Start with these Databases

Other Political Studies-Related Databases

Finding Journal Articles - Tutorials

The library has several video tutorials to help answer questions like:
  • How do I find the full text of an article if all I have is the citation (the bibliographic information)? Look here.
  • How do I choose the correct library database for the subject I am looking for? Go here and choose a subject area? 
  • How do I access library databases from home? Look here.
  • How do I find out if I can get an article for free through Google Scholar. Look here.
  • How can I improve my searches using 'Boolean Operators'?  AND, OR, & NOT.

Consider the Source

Consider the Source is a short essay, and helpful reminder about the various leanings, points-of-view, and biases from which political periodicals come.
Librarians at the City Colleges of Chicago have written this "Resource Guide to Liberal, Conservative, and Nonpartisan Periodicals". It describes and lists in tabular form the political orientation of several dozen journals and magazines.