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Political Science: Suggested political science databases

General databases

These multi-subject databases are good places to begin your research.  They often return full-text articles.

Recommended databases

The library subscribes to many databases dealing political science topics.  This is a full list of Political Science databases available via the Alkek Library  The databases listed under Law/Government on our databases page may also be useful

Here are a few good places to start your research-

Citation Management

Have a lot of citations you want to enter in your works cited/references list? Try a citation manager.

Do you need the Web or Desktop version?


  • Organize your research Include citations while you write your paper
  • Build a bibliography in a variety of formats
  • Import references from library databases and Google Scholar.