International and Comparative Politics
This International and Comparative Politics research guide highlights recommended  the articles, databases, journals, and resources relevant to Political Science that can help you to successfully complete assignments and research essays.
AUCA Library has access to eResources from a variety of providers, and accessing e-books according to each provider can differ in terms of features, functionalities, technicalities, and restrictions.

How to search for eResources

This guide was created to help the students, staff, and faculty at AUCA access its growing collection of eResources and to make use of the various features and functions they offer.  Despite the minor differences across e-book providers, e-books are a valuable resource for student life!

The easiest way to find e-books is through the Library Catalogue.  When looking for eResource on your topic, enter in your search terms in either the search box "All" and click Search or you can use advanced search.  Once you receive your results list, refine your search by selecting Publication Date, Material Type (e.g. books, journals), Subject, Language, etc. under the Format limiter (found in the left-hand toolbar).

E-book databases
Use A-Z Database List to access specific databases available at the AUCA Library.

Key e-Book Databases:

Collection of more than 40 000 full-text books, textbooks and other authoritative content from the world's leading publishers including ? book titles in Comperative Politics.
Browse e-books in Comparative Politics

  Access to the full-text collection of peer-reviewed academic journals     with the highest rating in nearly every area of academic study.             E-Books - more than 13 751 titles in Political Science.
Browse e-books in Pilitical Science

Proquest Dissertations & Theses Global is the world's most comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day. During trial you can access to the first 10% of the dissertation (up to 24 pages) according to Author’s agreements. Trial active through December 17, 2016

Journal and Article Databases
Use Browse By Dicipline to access information about specific e-journal titles available through the AUCA Library.

Use A-Z Database List to access specific databases available at the AUCA Library.
Key Journal Article Databases:

CIAO Restricted Resource Some full text available 
Books, journals, protocols of conferences, political briefs, atlases, maps, original case studies written by leading international affairs experts.

EBSCO Restricted Resource Some full text available 
Access to the full-text collection of peer-reviewed academic journals with the highest rating in nearly every area of academic study.

       JSTOR Restricted Resource Some full text available 
      Over 1,500 of the highest-quality academic journals across the humanities,             social sciences valuable for academic work.

LexisNexis Academic Restricted Resource Some full text available 
It contains more than 35,000 documents which include federal and state case law, law reviews, legal information of USA, EU etc., financial and marketing reports about companies all over the world, analytical researches on countries and regions, industry and market news, etc.

Taylor & Francis Online Restricted Resource Some full text available 
Taylor & Francis journals encompasses over 1,600 titles. Its content spans all areas of humanities, social sciences, behavioral sciences, science, technology, and medicine.

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Emerald e-Journals Premier is a cross-disciplinary journal database which provide access to high quality, peer reviewed international content of 305 e-journals.

Database Search Tips

There is a link where are some search tips to help you find useful materials in the databases.

By following these tips, you can turn your research topic into several effective search strategies. Trying different combinations of search terms will help ensure you find a comprehensive range of materials on a particular topic.
How to find research resources


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