Start here: databases for Political Science & Policy
Use subject-specific databases to find scholarly articles on your topic. By using Political Science-specific databases, you can more easily hone in on relevant articles (since there will be fewer irrelevant articles in your results).
- Use the * to search for variations on your search term. Example: Mexic* will search for Mexico and Mexican
Works in: Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, PAIS International, Proquest, Hein Online, and GenderWatch
Does not work in: HAPI (does it automatically)
- Use double quotes "like this" to only search for a specific phrase. Example: "drug trafficking"