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.
  • American Journal of Political Science
  • Canadian Journal of Political Science
  • Comparative Political Studies
  • Political Analysis
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Queen’s University Library is offering an information series to introduce researchers to the services and expertise that support them throughout the life of their research and in their teaching.

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Did you know that Queen’s University now has a site license to EndNote desktop for you? EndNote is a citation manager (also known as citation management software, or reference manager) available to help you collect, organize, cite and share references.

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