Political Studies

Political Studies is a research-intensive program. This page will help you to identify key starting points for your research. 

Your liaison librarian is available for research consultation and can help you design research strategies, access key databases, effectively use the information resources of Queen’s University Library and beyond. Tailored research skill instruction can be provided for specific classes. Queen's University Library evaluates, purchases and makes available teaching and research materials to support this program including books, journals, databases and multimedia resources.

Political Studies @ ProQuest

Publication coverage: 1915 -

The Politics Collection provides access to databases such as the PAIS Index and Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, covering the international literature in political science and public administration/policy, along with related fields. Together, they provide abstracts, indexing, and full-text coverage of journal articles, country reports, dissertations, think tank reports, working papers, government documents, and more, including full text from many leading political science and international relations journals.
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Omni search tool
Introducing Omni: Drop by to learn more about library's new search tool

Queen’s University Library will launch its new search tool, Omni, on Dec. 12th. Omni, which is part of a new library services platform, is an integrated search tool that connects Queen’s library with 13 other university libraries in Ontario.

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