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Nexis Uni This link opens in a new window
Coverage: 1977 - mostly current. Access to popular press material such as newspaper articles. Also contains law review articles. (Not for walk-in use per license. Reference librarian on duty may consult for a public patron at the Research Desk computer.) Formerly known as Lexis Nexis Academic Universe, which was discontinued 1/1/2019.
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Political Science Complete This link opens in a new window
Coverage: 1887-current. Political science database with a global scope. Contains full text for some journals, reference books, monographs and conference papers, in addition to abstracts and indexes for many journals.
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
Coverage: late 1800's - up to most recent years; can limit to political journals.
Project Muse Scholarly Journals Online This link opens in a new window
Coverage: varies. Project Muse Standard Collection (so not all) of core scholarly titles; current and back issues; may limit to political journals.
Africa Focused Databases
Africa Knowledge Project This link opens in a new window
Journals and databases from the Africa Resource Center focusing on Africa and the African Diaspora. Content includes JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies, Journal on African Philosophy, and the African Music Database.
African Women Bibliographic Database This link opens in a new window
Coverage: 1980s- current. Indexes English language materials: books and government documents; articles in edited books; periodical and journal articles; theses and dissertations; conference papers; videocassettes. Some full text.