POLS 004: Intro. to International Politics
Sara Powell - Reference & Instruction Resident
Sarah Elichko - Social Science & Data Librarian
How do you find articles from major newspapers, without having to search each one individually?
Starting from the POLS 004 Research Guide, go to the
News & Current Affairs tab.
- LexisNexis - Click the S to connect to this database.
Under the search box, click Advanced Options.
Type a newspaper name, then click enter.
If you want to find news coverage from the country or region you’re researching, where can you find it?
From the Research Guide, select:
- Access World News
Recap: finding news
News databases let you be more precise and efficient in your research.
Search multiple sources at once
Select by region and country
Some databases include translated articles
Limit your search to headlines, lead paragraphs
If you're looking for scholarly articles on your research topic and you're finding too many, how can you narrow down your results to political science journals?
From the research guide, select the How to Find Journal Articles tab.
- Web of Science - Enter your search terms (drop-down: Topic)
To specify a journal title, set the drop-down to
Publication Name, then enter the title.
- Political Science Databases - Select one from the Research
Guide, then use Change Databases link to add the others.
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