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Political Science

Looking for Articles

Tip: Usually, it's helpful to start a search trying out lots of synonyms for your topic.  Then, narrow your search using the precise classifications (or subject headings) each database uses to sort its articles into categories.

Political Science and International Relations

The following are core databases (electronic indexes) of political science journal articles. 


Search broad, interdisciplinary databases in order to find articles from areas in which you might not have thought to look.

Social Sciences

Your topic may be covered in other disciplinary databases.

Working Papers and Dissertations

Turn to these databases and websites to locate pre-published papers.