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The Political Science Database gives users access to over 450 leading political science and international relations journals. This collection provides the full text of many core titles included in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. Political Science Database also includes thousands of recent, full-text, political science dissertations from U.S. and Canadian universities and other sources such as country reports and policy papers.

  • All titles in the Political Science Database are related to political science, international relations, and/or public policy.
  • It provides a full-text complement product to ProQuest’s Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (WPSA), which has expert indexing and abstracts to the journals and dissertations in the Political Science Database with seamless linking on the ProQuest platform between index databases and full-text coverage.
  • Titles may be cross searched with other resources on the ProQuest platform, including newspapers and historical newspapers.
  • Available together with the longstanding, respected indexes in political science and public policy, WPSA, and PAIS Index, as part of the Politics Collection.
  • The Political Science Database is current and is updated daily with fresh content.
  • Unlike comparable political science databases, ProQuest’s Political Science Database includes current dissertations.
  • It offers ongoing full-text coverage of key journals such as American Political Science Review, Foreign Affairs, Journal of Political Behavior, Journal of Public Policy, and Perspectives on Politics and is international in scope with titles from over 40 countries.

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