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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Helen Howard Graduate Students Reading Room

We are please to share that the facilities work to revitalize our Graduate Students Reading Room begins this week.

The renovations being undertaken with generous support from Dr. Helen Howard include:

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New study space available on the Stauffer Library Terrace

We are excited to announce that the terrace on the second floor of Stauffer Library is now accessible seasonally!

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