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Course Resources (Reserves)
Political Science at MUN
Mapping Politics is an annual peer-reviewed journal produced by students in the Political Science department at Memorial University.
Foreign Affairs News Resources
Hill Times and Embassy
Weekly Ottawa-based newspaper. Covers federal government and federal politics. An important source for political news, public policy briefings, feature stories, surveys, opinion columns and political analysis. Embassy covers foreign relations and international affairs.
Canadian Government Documents
Foreign Relations of the United States
The Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) is published by the US State Department. The series was first published in 1861, and is now more than 350 volumes.
Economist Intelligence Unit
Includes Country Reports and Views Wire, from the Economist.
Find articles using Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
Search two major Political Science databases at once: PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) and Worldwide Political Science Abstracts.
To search more Political Science library databases, go here
Article search: CBCA Complete
Find books, articles, and more in OneSearch
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Find background information on your topic.
Some of the sources listed below are online, and others in print. Browse JZ 1160 in the Reference area on the 2nd floor of the library to find more reference books about International Relations.
International Studies Encyclopedia
This Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive source of its kind in the area of International Studies and International Relations. It is available in a paper version and an online version (see above link).
Look for Politics and International Relations under "By Subjects"
570 reference titles - Covers a broad range of subjects from 79 of the world's best reference publishers.
Oxford Reference Online
Click on the subject link on the top left. The Law collection contains some good sources, including The Encyclopedia of Human Rights.
The Canadian Encyclopedia
A guide to the significant events, issues, institutions, people and places that have shaped Canadian life from earliest times to the late twentieth century.
ABC CLIO eBooks
Reference sources on a variety of topics including Politics, Law and Government.
Search Reference Universe
An index to over 47,000 subject encyclopedias and reference works. Search the contents of reference works, then locate relevant items in Memorial University Libraries via links to the library catalogue.
Use these guides to help you find Newswire reports using newspaper databases. To access the databases, use the link in the next box down.
Where to access Newswires
Newswires (Reuters, Associated Press, Agence France Presse) can be searched using the Factiva or Lexis Nexis newspaper databases, both of which are available on the above page.
Columbia International Affairs Online
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)
Covers theory and research in international affairs - Includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy.
Europa World Plus
Economic, political, historical, and geographic profiles of 250+ countries and global regions.
Examples of Policy Papers