Political Science

This guide introduces you to library resources for doing research in political science.

Explore your topic

Introducing Omni- search across many of the library's collections simultaneously. Including books, ebooks, journal titles, games, music, videos, government information, maps, and more.

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: 

Government Information

Select Journals: 

This is a list of suggested journals in the field of Political Science. Some of these publications are available only in print while others are available online or in print and electronic format.

Useful websites

Area Studies:



Latin America:

Middle East:


Primary Sources: 

Consult the News Guide for details of news sources.

Tips for searching newspaper databases.
For current Canadian newspapers/news:

For historical Canadian & other newspapers:

For international sources:

Writing & Citing Guides: 

Citation Management (workshops offered at the Library)

More Writing & Citing Resources: 

Citing Government Information

Citing Print and Electronic Resources

  • Citing Sources From Duke University. This guide provides examples of citations in APA, Chicago, MLA,and Turabian styles for both print and electronic resources

How to write a literature review

Content last updated: April 21, 2020