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CQ Researcher: summary reports on wide range of social and political hot issues.
Annual Reviews: scholarly articles on recent developments of major topics in science and social science fields.
International Studies Encyclopedia: an online encyclopedia by International Studies Association.
Routledge Politics and International Relations Online: an online collection of Routledge handbooks.
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Academic Search Complete: a general database that includes both scholarly and popular sources.
Google Scholar: also a great place to start your research.
International Political Science Abstracts: covers leading journals in political science.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts: covers a substantial number of sources published outside the US in political science including law, public policy and international relations.