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Political Science
 

DATABASES PERIODICALS
CQ Researcher: Database covering today's most debated social and political issues.

Hein Online: HeinOnline PoliSci Basic offers the full-text of 50 influential legal journals, along with all U.S. treaties and agreements and the U.S. Presidential Library.
 
Films on Demand - Political Science. Includes videos on American government and global politics.

Search additional Social Science databases (includes Political Science).
Find Journals on Political Science.

Search by journal name:
  • american journal of political science
  • political science quarterly
  • political science reviewer
NEWS REFERENCE BOOKS / E-BOOKS
(For more, search the Library Catalog)
RealClearPolitics: RCP culls and publishes commentary, news, polling data, and links to important resources from all points of the political compass and covering all the important issues of the day.
 
The Monkey Cage: Blog about political science research.
 
 
FactCheck.org: Monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases.
Geopolitics: a guide to the issues (2011), EBSCO eBook.

Glossary of political theory (2007), Credo Reference eBook.
 
Hyperpolitics: an interactive dictionary of political science concepts (2010), EBSCO eBook.
 
Palgrave Macmillan dictionary of political thought (2007), Credo Reference eBook

The Statesman's yearbook: the politics, cultures and economies of the world (2012) R320.2 S73
WEBSITES
U.S. Politics
 
American Presidency Project: Archive of 100,000+ documents related to the study of the Presidency. Includes: The Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Washington - Taft (1789-1913); The Public Papers of the Presidents: Hoover to G.W. Bush (1929-2007) & Obama (2009); The Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents: Carter - G.W. Bush (1977-2009); The Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents: Obama (2009-2012).

C-SPAN Video Library: Online archive of all C-SPAN programs, including Congressional sessions and committee hearings. Coverage: 1987-present. VIDEOS.

FirstGov: U.S. Federal Government information portal. Also links to state information.

This Nation: The American Government and Politics Portal: Extensive library of major documents including the Constitution, Declaration of Independence, Washington's Farewell Address, over a dozen historic Supreme Court Cases. Has daily political briefings from major media outlets, and a search engine to 5000 political sites.
International Relations
 
Constitution Finder: Constitutions, charters, amendments, and related documents for all the world's nations, in original languages with English (and sometimes Spanish) translations.
 
Frontline Diplomacy - Foreign Affairs Oral History Collection: Transcripts of interviews with U.S. diplomatic personnel, 20th century.
 
International Relations and Security Network - Digital Library: Find information on topics ranging from armaments to trade. Includes publications, articles, video, audio, and a directory of organizations.
 
Radio Free Europe: News covering 21 countries where a free press is banned by the government or not fully established.  Countries covered: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Balkans, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Tatar-Bashkir, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbetistan. 
 
United Nations Documentation: Research Guide: Guide to documents and publications issued by the UN, with directions on how to find and work with them.
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