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Academic journals are key sources for your Politics and IR studies. They publish articles which are written by specialists in the field and provide an insight into current thinking, debate and research. They can also cover a specific topic in depth, e.g. a case study.
LibrarySearch - a good place to startLibrarySearch is
our new search platform which allows you to find a mixture of books,
articles and other resources in one place. Check this quick guide Using LibrarySearch to find journal articles on a topic NB LibrarySearch doesn’t cover all of our e-resources. We recommend using a database for more in-depth research.
DatabasesKey databases for finding politics/IR journal articles:
Help with searching for articles
Databases covering all subjects:
Databases for Economics, Business and Development Studies:
Other useful subject databases:
Collections of journals from specific publishers:
NB We do not have access to all the journals in these collections. To check our holdings of a specific journal, go to the Library home page and select Journal titles, then type in the title of the journal.
OED online version of the Oxford English Dictionary.
Oxford Reference Online This is a collection of Oxford University Press reference books on a variety of subjects including Politics. Individual titles from the collection are also listed on on LibrarySearch. Sources include: