Political Science

This guide is designed to help you locate resources for topics related to Political Science in the U.S.

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Use research databases to search for articles. Most databases allow you to limit to scholarly or peer reviewed articles. Some databases will return full text articles, and abstracts or summaries of articles.

Use the GET ARTICLE or LINK TO FULL TEXT link to see if an article is available in another database. If an article is unavailable through Monmouth University Library it may be requested through Interlibrary Loan. 

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Best Databases for Political Science & Related Articles

Databases for News, Public Affairs and Academic Journals

NOTE: Monmouth University has access to the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal via their desktop platforms. You must have MU login credentials to set up your free account. 

2024 Elections Topics

Explore guides to elections, voting laws, and how historical cases of alleged election fraud may shape 2024 election results using this curated collection from Sage journals. The collection also sheds light on the growing concern of disinformation campaigns, including the influence of social media on voter perception, and provides a historical overview of U.S. elections. View the collection homepage here.

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Global Politics 2024

Get up to speed on procedural, societal, economic, and political issues likely to play a role during some of the many elections happening around the globe in 2024! Sage Journals has curated a selection of scholarly papers dedicated to electoral politics from around the world to help you navigate this election year. View the complete list here

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Google Scholar Search - Details & VIdeo

Search Google Scholar for scholarly full-text materials available in addition to those you locate in HawkFind. If there is a link to the right of any of your search results, follow the link to view the full article (you may not have access to all the articles in your search results)Check out the Google Search tips video (created by Concordia University) for additional help, and be sure to access Google Scholar from the Monmouth University website in order to view accessible articles.

Google Scholar Search