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Local Politics in a Globalized World

Spring 2014

Listed in: Political Science, as POSC-210; Kerry E. Ratigan (Section 01)

  • Databases
  • Reference

Databases: Find articles, book chapters, e-books

Discover: Start here for books, articles & more
Simultaneously search research databases plus the Five Colleges Libraries Catalog to find full-text articles, books and more.

Academic Search Premier (date coverage varies)
Full-text articles from over 3,600 journals in the social sciences, arts and humanities, and sciences.

Access World News (Newsbank) (date coverage varies)
Electronic editions of over 2,600 local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers as well as 1,500 international sources. Fully searchable and browsable by map.

CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online (1991 to present)

EconLit with Full Text (1969 to present)
From the American Economic Association -- the foremost source of references to economic literature.

IBSS: International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (1951 to present)
Indexes about 3,000 journals and 7,000 books per year.

PAIS International (1972 to present)
Coverage of articles, selected books, government documents, research reports, etc., from a wide range of social sciences.

Political Science Abstracts (1975 to present)
Covers international journals in political science and its complementary fields.

Political Science Journals (ProQuest) (1985 to present)
Full-text articles from leading political science and international relations journals.

Useful Databases at UMass Amherst Library

OECD I-Library

OECD iLibrary contains all the publications and datasets released by OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development), International Energy Agency (IEA), Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and International Transport Forum (ITF) since 1998. 

EIU Country Reports Online
Reports on current economic, political and market conditions in 200 countries. Includes 12-18 month macroeconomic forecasts.