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  • Academic Search Premier  Icon
    Academic Search Premier is a multidisciplinary database useful for searching a broad range of topics in the fields of international affairs, political science, public policy, and public administration. Many full-text articles are available; click the PDF or the check for full-text link to locate them!
  • CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)
  • EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit)  Icon
    EIU is produced by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Contents include Country Reports, Country Profiles, Country Commerce, Country Finance, and a number of newsletter articles.
  • JSTOR  Icon
    JSTOR archives full-text scholarly articles in a number of disciplines, including international relations, area studies, political science, and peace and conflict studies. One of the premier sources for classic literature in the social sciences, the collection now includes articles published in recent years.
  • Political Handbook of the World  Icon
    Available from 2005 to the current 2014 edition. Provides overviews of government organization, political parties, and election results. Part of the CQ Political Reference Suite.
  • Social Sciences Premium Collection (Proquest)
    Includes PAIS, Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, Sociological Abstracts, International Bibliography of the Social Sciences, Social Services Abstracts, and a number of full-text journal collections. Databases may be searched individually or as a group.
  • Web of Science  Icon
    The Web of Science provides access to citation data for approximately 8,700 high-impact journals across the disciplines, including international relations, area studies, and political science.

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  • ICPSR  Icon
    ICPSR is a membership based, non-profit data archive located at the University of Michigan. Access to datasets and related studies on a wide variety of topics.
  • iPoll Databank
    Database of the Roper Center at the University of Connecticut. Provides data from national opinion polls, 1935 to present. Also, includes an increasing number of international polls, representing polling done in seventy countries.
  • Data Citation Index (1900 - current)
    The Data Citation Index provides a single point of access to quality research data from repositories across disciplines and around the world. DCI runs on the Web of Knowledge platform.
  • Statista
    Check this resource for statistics, infographics, and statistical reports! International in scope.

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