Michael Van Fossen
Subject Librarian for Political Science
Davis Reference Desk
Can't find the article, book, or report you need at our library? You can request it from another library through interlibrary loan.
CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online
Full-text of working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series
from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, tables of contents of selected journals,
and proceedings from conferences.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
Provides indexing and abstracts of the international journal literature in political science
and related fields.
International Bibliogaphy of the Social Sciences, 1951-. Indexes books and journals in Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, and Sociology.
International Database, U.S. Census Bureau. Country Summaries: population
summaries, population pyramids, country rankings, and world population information.
Europa World Plus
Background on countries in the Country Profile section. Directory: Government and Politics includes information on political parties and links to their websites.
Facts on International Relations and Security Trends
Country profiles, including: Membership, agreements and events, conflicts and
peace-keeping activities, political system and country indicators, and other reference data.
Covers the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada). Indexes 2,000 journals.
JSTOR is a full-text archive of important scholarly journal literature.
You can limit your search to Political Science journals.
You can limit your search by discipline: Politics and Policy Studies.
Sample Subject Heading searches for books in the catalog:
[name of country] Politics and government (i.e. Mexico Politics and government)
[name of country] Economic conditions
Political parties [name of country]
Country Reports on Human Rights Practice, U.S. Dept. of State.
Country Reports on Terrorism,
U.S. Dept. of State.
International Programs Center, U.S. Census Bureau.
United States Institute of Peace (use IE)
World Bank, Click on Countries or Data and Research.