Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Political science

Academic Search Complete

Access to articles from magazines and peer-reviewed journals, as well as books, conference papers and proceedings, and educational reports from almost all academic areas of study.

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Annual Reviews

Collection of Annual Review Journals featuring literature reviews in the fields of Social Science.

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CQ Press Electronic Library

Twelve CQ publications available - including online editions of Congress and the Nation, Supreme Court Yearbook, and Vital Statistics on American Politics.

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CQ Weekly

Weekly reports on the activities of the U.S. Congress including the status of bills in play, behind-the-scenes maneuvering, committee and floor activity, debates and all roll-call votes. Coverage from 1983 to the present.

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Economist Historical Archive

The full text of The Economist from 1843 to 2006. Essential reading for anyone engaged in politics, current affairs, business and trade worldwide.

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Europa World Year Book

One of the world's leading reference works covering political, economic  and commercial information in over 250 countries and territories. Country information includes a profile; statistics; and directories of major organizations in government and politics, society and media, and business and commerce.  Also includes extensive information on international organizations such as the United Nations, the European Union, and NATO.

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Human Rights Studies Online

Provides comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900 to 2010 .  Includes primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and content types for Human Rights for each selected event, including Armenia, the Holocaust, Cambodia,   Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rwanda, Darfur, and more than 30 additional subjects. Includes over 75,000 pages of text and 150 hours of video that can be searched by people discussed, places discussed, organizations or academic discipline.

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Loeb Classical Library (digital)

Provided by the Harvard University Press, this resource provides more than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts in a modern interface that  allows readers to browse, search, bookmark, and annotate content.


 

Making of the Modern World

Provides the full text of 61,000 works of literature in business, politics, and economics published from 1450 to 1850. Includes the full Goldsmiths

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Military and Government Collection

Articles from journals and other periodicals and current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.

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Oxford Reference Online Premium

Over 200 reference books from Oxford University Press, including language dictionaries, and reference works in art, science, classics, business, history, law, literature, medicine, geography, performing arts, philosophy, and social science.

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Project MUSE

An interdisciplinary collection of high quality, peer reviewed journals.

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ProQuest Social Sciences Premium Collection

Compilation of  ProQuest  collections in the social sceinces with deep coverage of sociology and politics including PAIS International. Coverage also extends to criminal justice, education (including ERIC),  linguistics, and language behavior.

Offers abstract and indexing files on over 14,000 titles.. Provides access to  more than 1,800 full-text scholarly journals and other sources including full-text dissertations, SSRN Political Science Research Network working papers and sociology videos from INTELECOM.

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Public Administration Abstracts

Information on public administration and related areas such as organizational structures, public service personnel, economic issues, taxation, society issues, theory and research in the field.

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Sage Political Science Full Text Collection

Searchable collection of Sage Journals in political science, American government, and policy studies. Coverage from 1912 to the present.

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Very Short Introductions

Short but authoritative introductions to  topics  written by authors who are experts in their field. These short introducations cover a range of subects in the arts and humanities, law, medicine and health, science and mathematics and  the social sciences.

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Vital Statistics on American Politics

Provides summary data on political behavior such as voter turnout, election results, public opinion, media trends, campaign financing and more. Some charts provide data from the 1790s, but most focus on the 1940s to 2012. Data can be downloaded.

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World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean

Brings together primary source documents relating to Latin America and the Caribbean; academic journals and news-feeds; reference materials; maps; statistics; audio and video. Covers  politics, economics, religion, culture, international affairs, the environment, science and technology.

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Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

Journal articles and book abstracts in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration/policy. Coverage from 1975 to the present.

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