Many of the databases listed below are for use by UW-Platteville students, faculty and staff only. For information on using databases from off campus, please see the Guide for Off-campus users or Service to Distance Education Students.
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Academic Search Complete
A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887.
Arts and Humanities Citation Index
A citation index can be searched by author, topic and citation.
In-depth, weekly publication covering current and controversial issues. Full text.
International publications devoted to women and gender issues. Full text.
Humanities Full Text
"Includes many of the most important academic journals in the humanities with the full text of articles from over 300 periodicals dating back to 1995, and high-quality indexing for almost 700 journals—of which 470 are peer-reviewed—dating as far back as 1984. The database provides coverage of feature articles, interviews, bibliographies, obituaries, and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and book reviews, as well as reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, radio and television programs, plays, operas, and more."
Index to Legal Periodicals and Books
"An excellent resource for attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, paralegals and others involved with the law, providing complete coverage of the most important English language legal information, with international coverage of scholarly articles, symposia, jurisdictional surveys, court decisions, legislation, books, book reviews and more."
JSTOR: Arts and Sciences Collections I through XII; Biological Sciences collection
Archives of scholarly electronic journals in sociology, political science, economics, mathematics and statistics, history; law, asian studies, ecology, botony, evolutionary biology, plant and animal sciences, paleontology, and conservation.
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Provides access to 5,000 news, business, legal and reference information. Some full text.
400+ journals covering the subject areas of the arts, culture, history, literature, philosophy and politics.
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Readers' Guide Full Text Mega
"Includes indexing of over 450 periodicals as far back as 1983 and searchable full text of articles from over 250 journals as far back as 1994. PDF page images of full-text articles provide access to illustrations, photographs and other graphical content from the original article. Subject coverage includes antiques, arts, business, computers, education, entertainment, film and television, gardening, health and medicine, history, home improvement, literature, news and current events, photography, popular and classical music, politics, popular culture, religion, science, sports and fitness, transportation, travel and much more. "
Social Sciences Full Text
"Provides access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language journals published in the social sciences. This resource provides detailed indexing for over 625 periodicals dating back as far as 1983—nearly 400 of which are peer-reviewed. "
Social Sciences Citation Index
A citation index can be searched by author, topic or citation.
- General Electronic Databases
Comprehensive Sites on Political Science
- Annual Reviews (an index, no fulltext)
- Cable News Network-Interactive
- Congressional Quarterly
- Defense Link
- FindLaw Constitutional Law Center
- Galaxy: Government Agencies-Posts a directory of Web sites devoted to government agencies, as part of the Galaxy online directory. Click on Government, and then United States Government.
- National Political Index
- Political Science Resources
- Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources
Related Sites at UW-Platteville/Karrmann Library
- History (Resources by Subject)
Political Science at UW-Platteville
- The Political Science Office is located in 324 Warner Hall, contact 608.342.1893 for more information. James Hibbard is the Karrmann Library's liaison to the Political Science program. Contact James for individualized consultations and/or library instruction sessions at 608.342.1229 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.