Database List By Subject: Political Science

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more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableAcademic Search Premier
Academic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles.
more information Restricted Resource Access World News
Provides full-text information and perspectives from over 1400 U.S. and over 1200 international sources. Each source has its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableAmerica: History and Life
America: History and Life abstracts and indexes journals and dissertations on the history of the United States and Canada.
more information Restricted Resource American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies
Covers journal articles, books, book chapters, book reviews, dissertations, online resources, and selected government publications East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableAmericas Barometer
The Americas Barometer is a survey of democratic public opinion and behavior that covers the Americas. It is an effort by LAPOP to measure democratic values and behaviors in the Americas using national probability samples of voting-age adults.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableAnnual Reviews
The Annual Reviews service provides searchable, full text access to review articles published in 29 series covering the biomedical, physical and social sciences.
more information Restricted Resource Arab-Israeli Relations, 1917-1970: The Middle East Online Series 1
Overview of the political history of the Middle East in the 20th Century, based on primary source documents from The National Archives, London. Original source material from the Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers from the 1917 Balfour Declaration through to the Black September war of 1970-1. Major policy statements are set out in their fullest context, the minor documents and marginalia revealing the workings of colonial administration and, following the creation of the State of Israel in 1948, British diplomacy towards Israel and the Arab states.
more information Some full text availableCIA World Factbook
US government profiles of countries and territories around the world.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableColumbia International Affairs Online
Columbia International Affairs Online contains the full-text of working papers, conference proceedings, policy briefs, economic indicators, and other theory and research resources in international affairs.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableComplete World Development Report Online
Complete World Development Report Online includes every page of every World Development Report published by the World Bank since the first report was released in 1978.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableCongress and the Nation
An authoritative reference on congressional trends, actions, and political and policy controversies.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableCQ Almanac
Coverage of the people, elections, legislation, and controversies in the U.S. Congress since 1945.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableCQ Congress Collection
CQ Press Congress Collection is a research and reference tool for analyzing the history and development, legislation, powers, and personalities of the U.S. Congress. This data is presented with commentary and includes biographical and voting data for members of Congress, legislative information organized by topic, key votes, legislative analysis, interest group scores of members, encyclopedic information on Congress, and Supreme Court case summaries relating to the structure and powers of Congress.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableCQ Researcher Plus Archive
The CQ Researcher explores a single 'hot' issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. 44 reports are produced each year.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableCQ Voting & Elections Collection with Dataset
Research and reference tool on the American voter, major and minor political parties, campaigns and elections, and historical and modern races for Congress, the presidency, and governorships.
more information Restricted Resource CQ Weekly
The CQ Weekly reports on the world's most powerful legislative body completely and accurately every week. Covers virtually every act of Congress, delivering nonpartisan news and analysis unavailable anywhere else. The magazine includes an archive dating back to 1983. Search by topic, page number, committee, "exact phrases or words," bill number, byline or reporter and by Boolean full-text and date searches. Detailed floor votes dating back to August 1983 are easily retrieved.
more information Restricted Resource Criminal Justice Collection
Criminal Justice Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines on topics in criminal justice and related fields. Key subjects covered in the database include law, law enforcement, security, and terrorism. The Criminal Justice Collection makes research easy by bringing together information from more than 250 journals.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableCurrent Digest of the Chinese Press
Weekly digest of articles from key Chinese newspapers on such topics as politics, international relations, security, economics, business, public health, environment, education, culture and more.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableCurrent Digest of the Russian Press
The Current Digest of the Russian Press is a weekly digest that presents a selection of Russian-language press materials, which are carefully translated into English. The translations are intended for use in teaching and research. They are therefore presented as documentary materials without elaboration or comment, and state the opinions and views of the original authors, not of the publisher of the journal.
more information Restricted Resource DemographicsNow Basic
DemographicsNow is an online subscription resource that provides users with access to robust and highly detailed U.S. demographic data. It is ideal for gaining consumer and market insight when opening a business, finding an untapped audience for products/services, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population, and so much more. Additionally, the power of DemographicsNow stands out with its reporting capability, which allows users to easily and rapidly produce a variety of compiled reports -- standard and custom -- that will help them make informed and accurate decisions.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableDigital National Security Archive
Collection of significant primary documents central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableDiversity Studies Collection
Diversity Studies Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community. The database is a must-have for social science, history and liberal arts coursework. This collection includes more than 2.7 million articles from 150 journals, updated daily.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableEconomist Intelligence Unit
The Economist Intelligence Unit is a leading provider of country intelligence. EIU produces global macroeconomic forecasts and political and economic analysis for nearly 200 individual countries.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableEnvironmental Studies and Policy
Environmental Studies and Policy Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and other reference sources covering environmental issues and policies. The database includes diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policymakers, and corporate interests.
more information Restricted Resource Europa World Plus
Europa World is the online version of the Europa World Year Book, the indispensable source of information on world-wide affairs. First published in 1926, the year book is renowned as one of the world's leading reference works, covering political and economic information in over 250 countries and territories, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.
more information European Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (EBSEES)
Contains nearly 85,500 bibliographic citations to scholarly articles, books, etc., relating to Eastern Europe. Covers the years 1991-2006.
more information Some full text availableFDsys: Federal Digital System
Provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableGender Studies Collection
Gender Studies Collection provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. The database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.
more information Restricted Resource General OneFile
General OneFile is a comprehensive general-interest resource providing periodical and news information. Perfect for researchers at all levels, General OneFile includes more than 8,000 full-text titles; more than 3,600 journals; more than 25 years of backfile; and five newspaper indexes totaling more than 13,000 titles in all (70% of which are unique to the resource). With more than 100 million records at researchers fingertips, General OneFile provides instant 24/7 access to the largest collection of full-text periodicals available.
more information Restricted Resource Handbook of Party Politics
Provides a survey of the major theories and approaches in this area of study and research. Gives students and researchers a road map to core literatures in all the sub-fields of party related theorizing and research.
more information HathiTrust
Note: Login at Hathi Trust site to download and build collections. From login tab, select University of Miami as the HathiTrust Partner Insititution and login with CaneID username/password.
UM users have full-text access to over 2.4 million public domain works within the HathiTrust.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableHomeland Security Digital Library
The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) is the nation’s premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management. Resources in the Homeland Security Digital Library cover a wide range of homeland security topics and are carefully selected and evaluated by a team of librarians and content specialists.

Sources include, but are not limited to: Federal, state and local governments; International governments and institutions; Nonprofit organizations and private sector entities; Think tanks, research centers, colleges and universities.
more information Restricted Resource Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
ICPSR is the world's largest archive of research and instructional data in the social sciences. Data collections available for secondary analysis include national opinion polls, attitude surveys, census and economic data.

The University of Miami is one of over 500 member colleges and universities, and UM faculty and students can download data and documentation for their own research and instructional purposes.
more information Restricted Resource Iraq 1914-1974: The Middle East Online Series 2 Digital Archive
Resource of primary source materials covering the political history of the Middle East in the 20th Century.

Based on British Government and other files in the UK national archives, the series makes a contribution to research and teaching of Middle East Studies, the workings of diplomacy, of conflict resolution and peace-keeping.

Offers a broad range of original source material from the Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers covering the period from the Anglo-Indian landing in Basra in 1914 through the British Mandate in Iraq of 1920-32 to the rise of Saddam Hussein in 1974.

Policy statements and other working documents are set out in context, the minor documents and marginalia revealing the workings of the mandate administration, diplomacy, treaties, oil and arms dealing. Also includes photographs and colour maps, as well as contemporary film.
more information Restricted Resource JSTOR
JSTOR provides digital versions of the backfiles of major scholarly journals. Primarily an archival collection, JSTOR does not provide access to the most recent 3-5 years of content for most titles.
more information Restricted Resource LegalTrac
Consisting of highly regarded legal publications, LegalTrac provides indexing of over 1300 titles (109 in full text) including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals, and international journals.
more information Restricted Resource Lexis Nexis Academic
A continuously updated full-text database of nearly 6000 sources that are useful for researching company and business topics, legal information, and current news and events.

LEXIS-NEXIS Academic Universe features full-text access to major U.S. and international newspapers published in English. Select the 'General News' section from the homepage. To search individual publication select 'General News', then 'More options'. Searchable titles include: The New York Times (June 1, 1980 to present), The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Miami Herald, The Tampa Tribune, St. Petersburg Times and many others.
more information Restricted Resource Marcive WebDocs: Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
Marcive Web Docs provides access to the Catalog of Government Printing Office Documents.The catalog provides information on all types documents issued by the federal government.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableMilitary & Government Collection
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for over 300 journals/periodicals, 245 pamphlets, and indexing and abstracting for over 400 titles.

Full text is presented in PDF format (some in color) and the Adobe Acrobat Reader is required.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableMilitary and Intelligence Database
Military and Intelligence Database Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. The database offers content in key subject areas including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, the structure of the armed forces, and more.
more information Restricted Resource New York Times (1980-Current)
Provides national and international news, opinion and commentary.
more information Restricted Resource PAIS International
PAIS indexes a wide range of literature on politics worldwide, public affairs, current events, international relations, public administration, marine policy, law and related topics.
more information Restricted Resource Political Risk Yearbook
Political Risk Yearbook forecasts the risk of doing business in 100 countries. Each includes comments and analysis on recent events, profiles of key political players, and wide-ranging forecast scenarios, as well as basic historical and political background and data on the government, political entities, the environment, and the economy, including key sectors.
more information Restricted Resource ProQuest Congressional
Provides indexing and selected full-text access to current and historical legislative information from the United States Congress including hearings, bills, laws, reports and other publications.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableProQuest Health Management
ProQuest Health Management is a comprehensive full-text database covering a wide range of health topics, including global public health, health administration, healthcare workers, hospitals, statistics, policy, finance and more.
more information Restricted Resource ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Times, The (1851-2013)
Cover-to-cover, digitally scanned full page access to backfiles of the New York Times Newspaper 1851 - 2013.
more information Restricted Resource Public Administration Abstracts
Includes 60,000 bibliographic records covering areas related to public administration, including public administration theory, and other areas of relevance to the discipline.
more information Restricted Resource RAND State Statistics
RAND State Statistics contains nearly 200 databases that cover all 50 U.S. states with Social Science data from the nation's leading think tank at national, state and local levels.
more information Restricted Resource Research In Context
Research in Context from Gale is a database resource specifically designed for middle school researchers. Cross-disciplinary in nature, this database spans literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history, as well as issues of social importance.
more information Restricted Resource Sabin Americana Digital Archive (1500-1926)
Based on Joseph Sabin's landmark bibliography, this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900's.

Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and much more. With over 6 million pages from 29,000 works, this collection is a cornerstone in the study of the western hemisphere.
more information Restricted Resource Social Sciences Citation Index
Social Sciences Citation Index provides international, cover-to-cover indexing of the most cited journals in social sciences. The databases is searched via the Web of Knowledge Citation Databases service. It indexes more than 1,725 journals spanning 50 disciplines, as well as covering individually selected, relevant items from over 3,300 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableSocial Sciences Full Text (H.W. Wilson)
Wilson Social Sciences Full Text indexes a wide range of social sciences journals.Abstracting coverage begins with periodicals published in January 1994; full-text coverage begins in January 1995.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableStateman's Yearbook (SYBWorld)
Provides up-to-date information on global affairs with comprehensive coverage of government, politics, geography, history, economics, and social policy for 192 nations.

The country profiles cover important areas: Political parties and leaders; Population; Economics; Climate; Natural resources; Military capabilities; Education and Legal Systems; Cutural and Communications; Health and Environment; International Affairs. The service also provides expanded coverage of world events, biographies of key world figures, and special profiles of regions, states, and cities. The In World Today feature provides insight into current world events, and all accessible through an interactive map-based interface.
more information Restricted Resource U.S. Serial Set Digital Collection
The U.S. Serial Set is an ongoing collection of United States Government publications compiled under the directive of Congress. The contents include Congressional reports and documents and executive and departmental reports.
more information Some full text availableUnited Nations Treaty Collection
United Nations Treaty Collection contains the text of international agreements registered with the United Nations since 1946 and information on the status of the registered treaties.
more information Restricted Resource Some full text availableWar and Terrorism Collection
War and Terrorism Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines of interest to analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science. The database offers balanced coverage of both historic and contemporary topics in the fields of war and terrorism.
more information Restricted Resource Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts indexes journal articles in political science and related areas(international relations, law, public administration, and public policy).