International Studies

Explore general resources for international research. For in-depth, esp. foreign language sources, please consult relevant reseach guides focusing on specific regions, such as guides for East Asian Studies, Latin American Studies etc.

Find Topic Overviews

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.

Find Scholarly Articles

Academic Search Complete: a general database that includes both scholarly and popular sources.

JStor and Project Muse: full text databases of high quality academic 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. 

Find Related Articles on a Topic

Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI): part of Web of Science databases, SSCI allows citation tracking and provides links to related articles on a topic.

Google Scholar: also provides citation tracking and related articles.