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Political Science

Political science is the study of government and politics. This LibGuide will help you locate places that have resources for your research.

Article Databses

Databases are a great place to search for individual articles from newspapers, magazines, and academic journals. 

While many news and magazine articles may also be found with an internet search engine, our subscription databases can provide you with access to older articles that are not available online and other pay-per-view materials, plus additional options to refine your search. As far as scholarly articles go, databases should be your first stop! Most scholarly literature is not freely available.  

Get started quickly with the search bar below, or check out some of our subject-specific recommendations. Be sure you've registered for off-campus access.

Research databases
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International Affairs (Data, Statistics, Polls, and more)

Weatherhead Center for International Affairs 

Harvard University’s research center for international affairs - publications



Harvard University’s Epicenter "is an online source that provides original commentary and analysis on issues that transcend borders.” 


OECD iLibrary 

The OECD Library provides all publications, papers, and datasets from the OECD to the public. 


MBS Monthly Bulletin of Statistics Online

The Monthly Bulletin of Statistics Online "presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and territories of the world." 


IMF Data (International Monetary Fund) 

Provides accurate and up-to-date information on global economic reports like GDP growth, world financial stability, and more.


National Security Archive (George Washington Univerisity)

An open library of the declassification of more than 15 million pages of government documents.


Tufts University: Fletcher School’s Center for Strategic Studies

CSS is "dedicated to producing policy-relevant research on strategy, international politics, and US foreign policy".

Official Historical Documents of Major U.S. Foreign Policy Decisions and Significant Diplomatic Activity

US Department of the State: Office of the Historian


Books, Brochure, and Guides from APSA (American Political Science Association) 

APSA | Books & Brochures


Political Science Today Quarterly Magazine from APSA 

APSA | Political Science Today

Books & eBooks

Touro Library Catalog

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All of Touro's books and e-books can be found by searching the catalog (above, or under the "Books & More" tab on the library homepage).

Use the advanced search to limit your results by year, or campus location, or search just e-books by selecting "TC  E-Books" under Location. If a print book you'd like is at a different campus, learn how to request it

The items below are just a sampling of the many titles available:

Recommended Websites


A video review of the citation guidelines from the American Political Science Association:

Citations with APSA

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