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POL 101 -- American Government: Finding Articles

Selected Databases

The library subscribes to dozens of quality databases in addition to the ones listed below. To see the entire list, click here.

JSTOR is an important multidisciplinary database that should be particularly useful for your project for this course. It includes scholarly journal articles and some books. Most items are older, so do not use for current events.

Google Scholar is an academic version of Google providing a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. It includes peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers.

You can change the settings to see what is available at Albright.

At the Google Scholar home page:

  • Click Settings under the hamburger menu at the upper left
  • Library Links
  • Type in Albright and click search (magnifying glass)
  • Click the box before Albright
  • Click Save

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