Use the following databases to find articles on your topic.
- Start with these databases:
Academic Search Complete : indexes journals and magazines from all subject areas.
CBCA Complete : indexes Canadian journals, magazines and newspapers from all subject areas.
JSTOR: The Scholarly Journal Archive : back issues of important scholarly journals. All full text.
- More databases:
CPI.Q : indexes Canadian journals, newspapers and magazines.
Project MUSE : contains peer-reviewed Humanities and Social Sciences journal articles. All full text.
QuickLaw : includes full text articles from key Canadian legal journals.
- Research Pro:
Do one search to find articles, books and websites. Use this in conjunction with the library catalogue and article databases.
- Find books at Douglas College Library. WorldCat
- Find books in libraries worldwide.
The following is a small sample of the journals available in this field:
Intute: Political Science
BC Political Facts Canadian Encyclopedia Online Elections Canada Government of British Columbia Government of Canada How Canadians Govern Themselves
|American Political Science Review
British Journal of Political Science
Canadian Journal of Political Science
Canadian Public Policy
Journal of Conflict Resolution
|Journal of International Affairs |
Political Science Quarterly
Review of Politics
- Eugene Forsey Policy.ca
Contains numerous Canadian public policy research publications. Parliament of Canada History of the Federal Electoral Ridings since 1867
Covers federal election candidates since Confederation. Can search the history of a riding.
The WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources
Includes sections on International organizations, peacekeeping, human rights and area studies. ISN: International Relations and Security Network
Focuses on security and defense studies, peace and conflict research, and international relations. Includes section on current conflicts and crises. Human Rights Watch World Report
This annual report summarizes the state of human rights in countries around the world. Amnesty International Online
Full text annual reports documenting human rights violations. The State of the World's Children 2012
- European Union International Organizations and Related Information
- National Library of Canada OECD Online The United Nations
Oxford Guide to Countries of the World
- Oxford University Press Background Notes
- US State Department
Provides information on geographic entities and international organizations. World Factbook
CIA publication containing country profiles and statistical data. Country Studies
This Library of Congress site covers information regarding the culture and society of various countries. Country Profiles
- British Broadcasting Corporation Handbook of Latin American Studies
An annotated bibliography on Latin America. Includes coverage of the Caribbean. Infonation
Contains geographical, economic, demographic and social indicators data for UN member countries. Statesman's Year-book
call number: JA 51 S7 2013 Business Source Complete
- This database includes numerous country reports
APA, MLA etc. APSA Style Manual for Political ScienceRefWorks
- Stores references and creates bibliographies.
Use the advanced search feature to search for full text Canadian theses.