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Looking for Research Articles?
To find articles on a current topic in political science, check out one of these databases. Magazine and journal articles are published more frequently than books and other information, so they may be used to find current information.
The Library's Reference Online Center (ROC Lab) has many other databases listed, from general to specific. Remember, these databases are only for use by University of Louisiana at Lafayette students, faculty and staff. Use your ULID and password to access from off-campus.
- Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new windowContemporary scholarly analyses of both domestic and global political phenomenon.
- CQ Researcher This link opens in a new windowIn-depth reports on contemporary issues. Provides background information, current developments and opposing viewpoints.
- JSTOR This link opens in a new windowDrawing analogies between events leading to the beginning and subsequent end of a government.
- Nexis Uni This link opens in a new windowSearch for general, business, legal and political news articles, and other information.
- MarciveWeb DOCS This link opens in a new windowContemporary government analysis of domestic and international political events and institutions
- Project Muse This link opens in a new windowProvides full-text, online access to humanities and social sciences journals. Dupré Library subscribes to the Standard Collection.
- Web of Science Core Collection This link opens in a new windowSocial Sciences Citation Index is a comprehensive index of the top scholarly research journals in the social sciences accessed through Web of Science.
- World Development Indicators This link opens in a new windowWorld Development Indicators is the most widely available data on the world economy, covering more than 800 economic and social indicators for 153 countries
What is a Database?
View this helpful video, Article Databases in Five Minutes, created by NCSU libraries. It provides an overview of article databases and key features for searching article databases effectively.