Political Science

  • Google Scholar   Online database

    Journal articles, books, and other resources across many subjects. Provides a "cited by" feature to indicate other papers containing a source paper as a reference.

    To access Google Scholar through a non-NMU internet provider, please use the VPN client: Cisco AnyConnect. For those using an NMU-issued computer, AnyConnect is already installed. For those using a personal computer, you download & install AnyConnect using the information on this library guide.

    Resource URL: Google Scholar

  • New York Times   Online database

    Access to nytimes.com.  Provides current paper and an archive (e.g. TimeMachine) of articles back to 1851. Does not include the cooking section or crossword.  Need to use this link for the first time to create an account with your NMU email address and a unique password.  Then in the future, you can go directly to nytimes.com and log in.

    Resource URL: The New York Times

  • Offers differing views on the latest social topics, from capital punishment to immigration, to marijuana. Includes statistics and a wide variety of multimedia files (audio, video, images) on each topic.

  • Provides types of U.S. government documents. Included in the GPO database are congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials and documents issued by executive departments.

  • Sociological Abstracts   Online database

    Journal articles, books, and other resources on all aspects of sociology and related disciplines. Subjects include demography, environmental interactions, family and social welfare, social psychology, human biology, women's studies, health, medicine, law, etc. 1952 to present; abstracts since 1974.

    Resource URL: Sociological Abstracts

  • ProQuest Central   Online database

    ProQuest Central brings together databases across major subject areas including Business, Health and Medical, Language and Literature, Social Sciences, Education, Science and Technology, as well as core titles in the Performing and Visual Arts, History, Religion, and Philosophy. Also includes thousands of full-text newspapers from around the world.

    Resource URL: ProQuest Central

  • JSTOR   Online database

    Complete, searchable, full text articles from over 2,100 core scholarly journals. 1878 to the most recent 1-5 years (varies by title).

    Resource URL: JSTOR

  • Westlaw Next   Online database

    Provides access to a variety of legal information, including federal and state case law, the United States Code Annotated, the Code of Federal Regulations, the Federal Register, state statutes and administrative codes, and more. Also included are 900 law journals and reviews.

    Resource URL: Westlaw Next

  • Academic Video Online (AVON)   Online database

    Access over 70,000 videos with unlimited/simultaneous access across a wide range of subjects, platform includes 360/VR functionality.

  • The largest database of graduate dissertations and theses. Almost 5 million citations and over 2.6 million full-text works. Useful for literature reviews, in-depth scholarship and extensive bibliographies with citation links. Indexing 1637 to present; full-text 1743 to present. 

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