Articles and Databases

Political Science

American Periodical Series Online Contains periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and many other historically-significant periodicals.
Annual Reviews Index to review articles in a number of areas of science and some social sciences. Full text available from some Annual Review titles.
Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA) Index to the articles in the areas of health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education
Cambridge Histories Political Theory Collection Contains over 250 volumes published since 1960 covering historical works in over 15 different academic subjects. Subject areas include American History, British History, Economic History, History of Science, Language/Linguistics, Music, Philosophy, Religion, and Performing Arts.
Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) Includes all the content present in the Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) databases. Subject coverage is comprehensive. Information is present from all areas including: current events, business, education, science and medicine, arts, law, academia, and lifestyles, all with a Canadian focus. Full text is available within these areas. CBCA Complete is ideal for anyone interested in Canada.
Catalog of U.S. Govt. Publications Index to publications available through the Federal Depository Library Program, of which Spague Library is a participant.
CIA World Factbook Contains profiles of every nation in the world. Each profile includes demographic, political, and economic data.
CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online) Comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs. In addition, CIAO contains profiles for over 200 countries which include economic/political analysis from the EIU.
CQ Researcher/Global Researcher (for barcode access click here) Each weekly report explores a single "hot" issue in the news. Reports cover all sides of an issue and include charts, graphs and bibliographies. Global Researcher includes monthly single-topic reports on vital world issues.
Criminal Justice Periodicals Comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences Includes over two million bibliographic references to journal articles and to books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951. Major areas of coverage include Anthropology, Politics, Sociology, and Economics. It is unique in its broad coverage of international material and incorporates over 100 languages and countries. Over 2,800 journals are regularly indexed and some 7,000 books are included each year.
JSTOR Archive of full-text journal articles in African American studies, African studies, anthropology, archaeology, Asian studies, Classical studies, ecology, economics, education, finance, geography, history, languages and literature, Latin American studies, mathematics, Middle East studies, philosophy, political science, population studies, Slavic studies, sociology, and statistics.
Lexis-Nexis Academic Full text database of news, business, and legal sources with some medical information as well.
Military & Government Collection Index with some full text to current news from periodicals, academic journals and other content about the U.S. military and government.
NCJRS Abstracts Database (Legal) The National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database is an index to more than 215,000 criminal justice publications.
Oxford Analytica Country Profiles Includes information on over 180 countries including the United States, Germany, China, Iraq, and Iran.
Oxford Analytica Daily Briefings Includes over 30,000 articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance
Oxford Bibliographies Online: Latin American Studies Oxford Bibliographies in Latin American Studies combines the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia. Select subject areas covered include indigenous studies and the Conquest, colonial history, society, race, immigration, the role of women, significant political events and cultural studies in contemporary Latin America.
Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection Offers over 175 fully-indexed, cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press, including detailed information across a broad subject range from titles in the world-renowned Oxford Companions Series.
PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) International w/ Archive Contains citations to journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more. Newspapers and newsletters are not indexed. Major coverage includes Economic conditions, Government, Human Rights, International Relations, Politics, Social conditions, Trade, etc. PAIS International includes publications from over 120 countries throughout the world. Also includes the PAIS Archive which provides retrospective coverage of the PAIS Annual Cumulated Bulletin back to 1915.
Points of View Reference Center A full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides 200 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument).
Political Science Virtual Reference Collection (Gale) Reference titles (published by Gale) related to Political Science.
Proquest Military Collection Collection of material on military subjects such as defense, aeronautics and space flight, civil engineering, political science, and more.
Proquest Political Science Provides access to over 150 leading political science and international relations journals. This collection provides full-text of many core titles included in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts.
Proquest Social Science Journals Full-text periodicals covering the social sciences.
Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS) Index to a wide variety of sources in public policy, economics, government, and sociology including a large number of government documents. Coverage is from 1991-1999. Ref. Z7163.P9222
Sage Premier Journals Sage Premier includes over 600 peer-reviewed full-text journals with content extending back to 1999 that covers a variety of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, science and technology, medicine, etc.
Social Sciences Citation Index (Web of Science) Citation index which provides access to current and retrospective information from over 1,950 of the world's leading social sciences journals across 50 disciplines, as well as 3,500 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals
Statistical Abstract of the U.S. Online version of the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
Women in Politics Bibliographic Database Index to books and articles dealing with women in politics.
World Affairs Online (WAO) WAO is one of the largest social science databases in Europe, currently containing over 714,300 references to journal articles, book chapters, hearings and grey literature. Some of the topics covered include foreign and security policy, international cooperation, European politics, and regional and country studies worldwide.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts Provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration/policy. Approximately 1,500+ titles are being indexed; of these, 67% are published outside the United States. Coverage is from 1975 to the present.