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Political Science Databases:

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
Easy-to-use article database covering the sciences, health, social sciences, and humanities. This database contains a mix of articles from scholarly journals, popular magazines, newspapers, and trade journals.

Access US News (NewsBank)
Database of sources from major United States news sources, including newspapers, news wires, reports, and blogs.

Access World News (NewsBank)
Database of news sources including newspapers, news wires, reports, and blogs. Full-text access may be limited to certain articles.

AccessUN (NewsBank)
An index to current and historical United Nations documents and publications.

America: History and Life (EBSCOhost)
Database of articles covering the history, culture, area studies, and current affairs literature of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.

Cambridge Journals Online
A collection of scholarly journals published by Cambridge University Press.

CQ Reseacher
Covering today's most important issues and controversial subjects, each weekly issue written by an experienced journalist is an in-depth, single-topic report featuring more than 12,000 words of text and extensive bibliographies. Access to reports is 2005-present.

Dissertations & Theses: Full Text (ProQuest)
A database of dissertations and theses from around the world, including links to full text for dissertations written since 1997 and some fulltext coverage for older works.

Emerald Fulltext
Database of academic journals and books in the fields of management, business, education, library studies, health care, and engineering.

ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research)
ICPSR is the world's largest collection of digital social science data covering topics from sociology,
political science, economics, demography, education, childcare, health care, crime, minority populations,
aging, terrorism, substance abuse, mental health, public policy, and international relations.
Note: First-time users will be asked to create an ICPSR MyData account; thereafter, you will need
your email address and password to download data. Assistance in locating, accessing and analyzing ICPSR
data is available; contact personnel are listed on the ICPSR Help pages.

JSTOR
Database of articles from scholarly journals spanning the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Some subject areas have very limited coverage and JSTOR does not include articles published in the last 2 to 5 years.

LexisNexis Academic
Database of current news, legal documents, and business and company information. Sources include newspapers, case law, legal briefs and reports, law journals, AMJUR, court records, statutes and regulations, and company and industry reports, including Hoover's reports.

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Military & Government Collection (EBSCOhost)
Database of journal articles, magazines, and reports pertaining to all branches of the U.S. military and government.

Project Muse Premier (Access to Journals only)
Database of articles from peer-reviewed journals covering the humanities and social sciences. Most journals in this collection are published by non-commercial publishers such as university presses and scholarly societies.

SAGE Journals Online
Database of full text journal articles relevant for the humanities, social sciences, sciences, technology, and medicine. Only includes journals published by Sage.

SAGE research methods (SRM) cases
A collection of case studies in social research; cases are original and designed to introduce methodological concepts.  

SAGE research methods (SRMO)
A tool for research methods, including definitions, examples, and applications of various research methods used across health, social and behaviorial sciences.

ScienceDirect
Database of peer-reviewed journal articles and books for the sciences and social sciences.
Note: Cline Library's ScienceDirect subscription is limited to journals. The ScienceDirect interface links to content we do not subscribe to : most e-books, and some journals.
Helpful hints: Look in the search results for the green icon ScienceDirect Full-text icon indicating that full-text is available. If it's not available, try our Request Materials service to get it from another library.

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Wall Street Journal (The)
Wall Street Journal is the industry leader delivering the most crucial news of the day, insightful opinion and fair-minded analysis. News coverage is Regional and International about business, finance, politics, technology and culture from more than 1,800 journalists in 45 countries.
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Wiley Online Library
Provides fulltext access to the Wiley-Blackwell collection of electronic journals across all subject areas, with extensive coverage in science, technology, and engineering.

World News (Newsbank)
Database of news sources including newspapers, news wires, reports, and blogs.

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (Proquest)
An index of citations to scholarly journal articles, books, and reference materials covering political science and related fields such as comparative politics, international relations, law, and public administration.