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Journal Articles

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

Searches large collection of political science journals.

PAIS International

Indexes publications relating to contemporary public issues; includes PAIS Archive.


Full-text collection of selected scholarly journals.

Academic Search Complete

Index and full-text source for scholarly journals and non-scholarly periodicals.

Annual Review of Political Science (Annual Reviews, Inc.)

Provides review articles that synthesize scholarly literature,research trends, etc.

Business Source Complete

Indexing and full-text for periodicals and news sources covering all aspects of business.

CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)

Full-text source for working papers, conference proceedings and other materials on international affairs.

LexisNexis Academic

Contains news, laws and legislation, company and industry information, and more.

OmniFile Full-Text Mega (H.W. Wilson)

Index with abstracts and some full-text covering humanities and social sciences.

Sage Journals at JMU

Browse title list of SAGE journals available at JMU.

Sage Political Science: A SAGE Journal Collection

Full-text journals covering general political science, American government and politics, and more.

Sage International Political Science Abstracts

Access to International Political Science Abstracts: non-evaluative abstracts of articles in political science journals.


Indexing, abstracts, and citation searching for science and social science scholarly literature.

Sociological Abstracts

Index and abstracts to journal articles, book reviews, books, and more in sociology and related disciplines.


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Public Administration Librarian


Reba Leiding

Reba Leiding


126 Carrier Library

Contact me if you need help with your research.

Spring Semester 2012:
Office hrs in Pol Sci Dept, Mondays,12:30-2:30 pm
Carrier Reference Desk, Thursdays 1:00-3:00 pm



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