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Politics & International Relations Subject Guide

Learn about key library resources for studying politics and international relations

"General Purpose" databases

The following databases contain publications for a wide variety of disciplines and subjects. They are a good starting point for all kinds of research.

Digital Commons Network

Open access academic research from top universities.

List of Journals

Specialised journal databases

Extra JSTOR articles for free

Don't forget you can read articles, which are not included in our institutional subscription, for free on JSTOR.

You have a MyJSTOR account, which comes with a shelf where you can add articles to read online for free. New Journals are added to JSTOR each month. Nearly 100 journals have been added in 2016.

When you see an article you want to read on JSTOR, add it to your shelf. You'll have to keep the article for at least fourteen days, but you'll be able to keep it on the shelf or find a new article to read for free. Enjoy three articles on your shelf at a time.

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What is a "Peer-Reviewed Article"?

This video by North Carolina State University Library describes the peer-review process.

Popular E-journals - Click on the cover title to go through to full text on the BrowZine website

Journal titles - Politics & International Relations