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Politics, Languages and International Studies: Search the literature
Index to selected journals, conference papers and book series across all subject areas.
Web of Science Core Collection consists of the following databases:
Science Citation Index
Social Sciences Citation Index
Arts and Humanities Citation Index
Conference Proceedings Citation Index
Book Citation Index
Emerging Sources Citation Index
Current Chemical Reactions
Covers international news including business, company and industry news. It gives full-text access to the international press, including major world newspapers and the trade/advertising press. IMPORTANT: Please note that business and news databases are licenced for education and research purposes only and cannot be used for University business.
News coverage includes the Financial Times from 1982 with a 30 day embargo. Note that the FT is not in the UK newspapers group search (filter) in the Power Search.
Record and access broadcasts from more than 65 TV and radio channels. Includes an option to create clips. Users can embed content in presentations and Moodle (using BoB links/codes). Note that BOB only permits access from within the UK.
The following resources help trace foreign language materials.
Francophone publications in social sciences and humanities. Access the international edition of abstracts and selected articles from key French-language journals which have been translated into English.
The following resources cover a variety of literature related to specific countries or themes.
Devoted to international politics and related fields. Includes working papers, policy briefs, and current analysis and commentary, as well as scholarly journal articles from 1991, e-books, course packs and videos. The Economist Intelligence Unit supplies comprehensive country surveys, including in-depth political and economic data and detailed maps.
Teaching materials include original case studies written by leading experts and course packs which can be used in political science classes.
An index to help trace European works that relate to the Americas published before 1750. Created from the bibliography European Americana, a chronological guide to works printed in Europe between 1493 and 1750.
Open-source, including information and systematic data on domestic, transnational and international terrorist incidents around the world from 1970 through to 2016.
Choose a research method
There are different types of research requiring different methodologies and considerations. Sage Research methods is a good starting point. To find additional literature try the library catalogue and databases such as Web of Science and Scopus.
Archive of international social sciences data; to change the language, click the English/Espagnol tab
The site also links to various data collections including Afrobarometer, East-Asian Barometer and Globalbarometer (covering comparative surveys from 55 countries). In each of these collections, you can retrieve data via the 'select study' option.
If you find references to books, journals, articles or other materials we either do not stock in print or subscribe to online, you can request these via our Inter-library Loans Service. Each request costs the Library about £10 so please only order essential items. If you haven't used the service before you will need to register.