International Affairs

This research guide is designed for students doing research in Politics and International Affairs. If you run into any obstacles, don't hesitate to contact me. ~ Aleksandra

Explore your topic

Use search engine on the library home page to search for books, journal articles, media.
Use this search when starting research on a topic or when you are not sure which databases to use.

Fulltext eBook Collections:
Cambridge University Press eBooks
Columbia International Affairs Online
Oxford University Press eBooks
eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
Canadian Publishers Collection
Wiley Online Journals

Key Databases

Additional Databases: 

additional databases for International Affairs 

Government Information

Google's Custom Search of Think Tanks
Think Tank Search (Harvard University) – think tanks can give an appreciation of government action or inaction in an area
Think Tanks (library guide)

American Economic Association (search engine)

IMF Data
IMF eLibrary
UN Data
United Nations Digital Library
World Bank -Open Knowledge Repository

Development Studies

Conflict Analysis and Conflict Resolution

Intelligence and Security

Global Political Economy


North/South America



Consult the News Guide for details of news sources.

Tips for searching newspaper databases.

For current Canadian newspapers/news:

For international sources:

Writing & Citing Guides: 

How to write a literature review

More Writing & Citing Resources:

Content last reviewed: May 4, 2021