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POLSCI 162 International Human Rights and World Politics: Academic Sources

Resources for Prof. Imke Risopp-Nickelson's class

Scholarly Articles

Subject-specific databases

Use the library's subscribed databases to identify articles from academic journals in the fields of international relations and political science.

PAIS & Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

The primary combo database to use for academic journals in Public Policy and Political Science


Columbia (University) International Affairs Online includes full text of prominent International Relations journals as well as policy briefs and working papers from think tanks and research institutes.

Homeland Security Digital Library

Materials include US government documents, research studies, CRS reports, GAO reports and testimony, theses and dissertations, case studies and grey literature. Links to related sites and news reports.


A broad, multidisciplinary database of full text articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers

Legal Materials

Reminder: databases for law reviews and legal materials

LexisNexis Academic

Use the Legal tab, then choose law reviews, cases, or statutes in the left menu.


Choose the appropriate "library" for law reviews, statutes, and regulations.

Public Papers of the Presidents (in the Presidential library) may be of interest too.

Constitutions of the Countries & Territories of the World

Subject Guide

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