Thomas Library

 Feminist and Postmodern Political Thought - PS 315
Some Useful Information Sources


Library Catalogs:
OhioLINK - Combined catalog of more than 70 Ohio academic libraries
WorldCat - Combined catalog of thousands of libraries   (Use Interlibrary Loan) form to request materials


 Indexes to Periodical Articles etc. for Political Science Research

Philosopher's Index
Index to articles and books in philosophy.
International Political Science Abstracts
Produced by the International Political Science Association, this database includes current indexing and abstracts of the world's leading journals in political science.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
1975 - June 2006
A basic index for journal articles in political science, international relations, law, and public administration/policy.  Some full text
SocINDEX with full text Index, abstracts, and full text covering sociology.
Academic Search Complete  Contains full text for more than 3,600 scholarly
 publications, plus article summaries for 900 more journals.
Women's Studies International
Indexes multidisciplinary scholarship in feminist research.
Contemporary Women's Issues 
1992- June 2006
International in scope.  Almost all full text.
GenderWatch   Full-text database.  
A searchable full-text archive of journal articles.  The most recent articles are about five years old.  
New York Times - Historical
 Full text of the New York Times from its inception in 1851 through 2003. Full text on Lexis-Nexis from the present back to June 1980.

Or - look at the full list of  Indexes and Databases.

III. Locating Journals:
    At Wittenberg:
      Journals the Library Has

  At other academic libraries:
OhioLINK Central Catalog   (Note: you usually cannot request periodicals through OhioLINK; use
Interlibrary Loan instead.)
Note: Locating journals can be tricky, difficult, and generally exasperating.  If you run into trouble, a reference librarian will be glad to assist you.
IV. Search Engines:

V.  Recommended Web Sites
    General Political Science, Government, and Law

     Feminist and Postmodern Theory, and Feminist Activism
       (with notes by Dr. Wright)

   Women and Politics
   News/Media Resources
VI. For documenting your sources:
VII.   People Resources:
Contact Kristen Peters, who is library liaison with the Political Science Department, with a quick question or to set up an appointment for an individual consultation.

Or contact the reference desk via phone, email or IM.

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Compiled by Regina Entorf, Wittenberg University Library
Last updated 1-07-08/KJG

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