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This is a selected list of online indexes and databases for International Studies. For more resource recommendations, see the International Studies Resources page or contact Mike McIntosh, the liaison librarian for International Studies.

Top Resources

  1. Covers political science articles published in scholarly journals and yearbooks worldwide.
  2. Political Science Complete (PSC) contains full text for over 480 journals, and indexing and abstracts for nearly 2,100 titles.
  3. Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)
  4. International Development Research Centre project information including project titles, abstracts and funding information
  5. Index to economics journals and working papers.
  6. Translated foreign broadcasts and news
  7. News and reports on the latest business, political & economic conditions in most parts of the world.
    2017-12-13. CANCELLED due to low usage. Access to this database will cease on December 31, 2017. Click here for more information about this decision.
  8. Europa World is the online version of the Europa World Year Book.
  9. Bibliography on social sciences and humanities topics on Latin America.
  10. Demographic literature
  11. undata provides selected series from 30 specialized international data sources for all available countries and areas.

Other Resources

  1. Multidisciplinary index to academic & popular journals.
  2. Key database for Anthropological journal articles.
  3. Humanities and social sciences information on East, Southeast and South Asia.
  4. Thousands of business journals, industry magazines, and industry & market reports.
  5. Latin America and Caribbean social science virtual library
  6. The Digital National Security Archive contains a comprehensive set of declassified government documents central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945.
  7. By Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex (U.K). Includes research & policy documents on ageing, population, climate change, corporate social responsibility, debt relief, food security, gender, globalization, health and more.
  8. This database combines over 35,000 sources (newspapers, newswires, industry publications, websites, company reports, and more) from 200 countries, in 26 languages.
  9. Human and physical geography.
  10. A public health database focused on international health.
  11. History of the world outside of Canada & the United States.
  12. Source documents on cultures of the world.
  13. Jane's Intelligence Review delivers intelligence and analysis on the most critical and decisive international security issues and country risks.
  14. Search or browse contents of scholarly journals
  15. International news coverage, business news, legal cases and law reports.
  16. Formerly SourceOECD, OECD iLibrary provides electronic access to books, periodicals and statistics published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  17. Theoretical and applied sociology, social science, and policy science.
  18. Covers all types of official United Nations documentation.
  19. A new online companion to Atlas of Global Development, third edition.
  20. World DataBank is an analysis and visualisation tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics
  21. Direct access to more than 600 development indicators with time series for 208 countries
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