ProQuest Political Science Database

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ProQuest Political Science Database provides full-text access to articles in more than 500 political science journals. Many of these are also indexed in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, which indexes a much wider selection of journals. Subject areas covered include:

  • Political science
  • International relations
  • Comparative politics
  • Political economy
  • International development
  • Environmental policy


Context-sensitive help is available by clicking the link at the top right of every page. For some general tips on searching for articles, see the library guide for political science.

User tools and features

RSS feeds; email alerts for new articles and current tables of contents; export records to your RefWorks account; create a ProQuest My Research account to save, tag, organize and share research.

Dates covered

Varies widely by journal title. Generally from 1995 to current.

Updating frequency

Approximately monthly.


Journal articles.

Type of coverage

Mostly fulltext. Abstracts only for some older articles.

Producer/content provider


Vendor/electronic presentation provider