Political Science - Journals & Databases

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Academic OneFile

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A multidisciplinary database with more than 14,000 titles, including more than 9,000 peer-reviewed journals and more than 6,000 in full text.


Academic Search Premier

A leading, multidisciplinary database covering over 13,800 journals, including more than 12,200 peer-reviewed journals — 4,000 of which are in full text — along with 60,000 videos from the Associated Press from 1930 to the present on various topics, events, and famous people.


eBook Academic Collection

EBSCO’s eBook Academic Collection contains almost 170,000 eBooks from major academic publishers on a wide range of subjects.


eBook Collection

EBSCO’s eBooks database houses about 20,000 eBooks owned by the ACU Library. These eBooks are also available through the library’s online catalog.


General OneFile

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Provides general interest periodical and news information from magazines, newspapers, reference books and multi-media sources on the humanities, education, environmental issues, technology, health care, politics and more.


History of Political Thought

This peer-reviewed journal is devoted exclusively to the historical study of political ideas and associated methodological problems. It can be browsed or searched from Ingenta Connect (full text Feb. 1991 to present) or from the Political Science Complete database (some linked full text Feb. 1991 to present).


InfoTrac Newsstand

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Provides access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world.


Journal of Markets & Morality

Journal of Markets & Morality is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty. The journal promotes intellectual exploration of the relationship between economics and morality from both social science and theological perspectives. Journal content can be searched from its website.



JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources. Search JSTOR for past issues of important journals. The ACU Library subscribes to the following full-text JSTOR collections: Arts & Sciences I, Arts & Sciences II, and Religion & Theology.


Opposing Viewpoints in Context

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Coverage in this database includes current social issues, from offshore drilling to climate change, health care to immigration. This database includes over more than 14,000 pro/con viewpoint essays, 5,000 topic overviews, more than 300 primary source documents, 300 biographies of social activists and reformers, more than 775 court-case overviews, 5 million periodical articles and nearly 6,000 statistical tables, charts and graphs.


Political Science Complete

This subject-specific database provides more than 520 journals in full text and indexing and abstracts for over 2,900 titles (including top-ranked scholarly journals), many of which are unique to the database. It also features over 340 full-text reference books and monographs, and over 36,000 full-text conference papers.

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