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The Library of Congress classification section for Political Science is J. Here are some keyword searches on broad topics relating to Political Science:
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To search for a Journal rather than an article use True Serials. This is useful when your professor or friend gives you the citation or publication information of a certain article, but you don't know where to find it. Searching True Serials for the journal name will tell you which databases hold that journal. Now you will know exactly where to search to find the article you're looking for!
Below are some databases you should try searching if you are looking for articles on topics related to Political Science:
Academic Search Complete
A general database that provides full text journal coverage for most academic areas of study.
Articles on all subjects.
ProQuest Social Science Journals
Search full-text periodicals covering the social sciences.
Social Science Full Text
Full-text coverage of the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences.
Points of View Reference Center
A full-text database designed to provide essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.
CQ Researcher/Global Researcher
A research tool in American government, international affairs, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs.
Academic Universe provides access to international materials including news, business, legal and biographical information, along with reference information. Remember to use the search box appropriate for the material you are searching for.