Top 5 Political Science Resources

The links below represent the top five research sources in your discipline, as selected by the UCSD Library. Need help with your research? Ask a librarian!

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts [UCSD Only]
1975-present. Research within the political science discipline and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration/policy. [Full Description]

CQ Electronic Library
[UCSD Only]
Find comprehensive reporting, analysis on U.S. Congressional issues in the news as well as coverage of the status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, and backroom maneuvering. [Full Description]

PAIS International (Public Affairs Information Service) [UCSD Only]
1972-present. Lists articles, books and government publications on issues of public policy, including politics, government, economy, marine policy, and law. Global scope. [Full Description]

Proquest Congressional [UCSD Only]
Access to U.S. legislative information, including bills and pending legislation, legislative history, hearings, testimony, reports, documents, Congressional Record, public laws, etc. Previously called Lexis-Nexis Congressional. [Full Description]

Social Science Data Collection of UCSD [UCSD Only]
SSDC: Thousands of computer files of numeric social science data including census, public opinion polls, survey research, and economic time series. Raw data; no tables.