Political Science



Academic Search Complete

A comprehensive, scholarly, multi-disciplinary database that includes full-text from thousands of peer-reviewed journals and citations from many more. State of Maine funded.

CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)

Columbia International Affairs Online
A full text source for coverage of international relations, comparative politics, area studies, international law and human rights, security and strategic studies, development and globalization, and peace and conflict studies.

CQ Researcher

Web access to the CQ Researcher. The CQ Researcher covers current and controversial issues with complete summaries, insight into all sides of the issues, bibliographies and more.


More than 60 million pages of legal history available in an online, fully searchable, image-based format. HeinOnline bridges the gap in legal history by providing comprehensive coverage from inception of more than 1,400 law and law-related periodicals.




Provides online access to back issues of core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, & sciences. The current 2-5 years are not included, but complete back runs are provided whenever possible.


Military and Intelligence Database

Military and Intelligence Database Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs.

Nexis Uni

Nexis Uni™ features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis®—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents



Online access to today's newspapers and publications from around the world in full-color, full-page format including articles, ads, classifieds and notices. Current issues to 90 days back. 

ProQuest Central

A multidisciplinary database,  over 160 subject areas are covered extensively including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology and the social sciences . 



Web-based reference management tool to collect references from online databases, websites and other sources. Easily insert citations into papers and automatically format reference lists. Sharing tools for groups. RefWorks tutorials



Scopus is a multidisciplinary navigational tool that contains records going back to the mid 1960s, offering newly linked citations across the widest body of scientific abstracts available in one place.

World Data Analyst Online

World Data Analysts
World Data Analyst offers detailed statistical comparisons of countries around the world, using both the most recent statistics and historical figures. One creates tables, charts, export the information to a spreadsheet for printing and data crunching, and also link to country articles in Encyclopedia Britannica. State of Maine funded.