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Database List

Select the best database for your research topic.

List of Databases for Political Science & Government Topics

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EBSCO's Databases

A good place to start your research, as this collection of databases cover (almost) all topics. Very powerful search interface, but works just fine with simple searches.  Need help searching EBSCO's Databases?

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This database will also have some articles on topics in government and political science.  Need help searching JSTOR?

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Wiley Online Library

This is also a broad database that covers many subjects like EBSCO. Need help searching Wiley Online Library?

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Cambridge Core Journals

This is a broad database that covers many subjects: the humanities, social sciences and science, technology and medicine.  


This comprehensive database of legal materials includes federal and state statutes, codes, regulations, and case law materials.  It is used by lawyers around the country.  Need help searching Westlaw?

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HeinOnline Academic

This database provides access to articles from legal journals, case law, and congressional documents. It is a great resource if you are doing legal research.  Need help searching HeinOnline?

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New York Times Website

Register for a free account and read an unlimited number of articles on the NY Times' website.  The website contains articles from 1851-present.  Access the PDF versions of articles (as they appeared in the print edition) published from 1851-2002 using the TimesMachine website.  Need help searching the NYT and TimesMachine websites?

Not finding what you need?  Access other databases for political science and government research.

Political Science & Government Playbooks

The library creates "playbooks" for research.  In sports, teams have playbooks that help them win the game. At PVCC, the library has playbooks that help you "win" at research.  Check them out:

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