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Political Science


1. Sources for Background Information

1.1 Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

1.2 Country Profiles

  • Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia from Europa World Plus
    Thematic information and background on individual countries, including government structure, statistics, history, current events
  • Nations in Transit
    Analyzes political reform and the transition to democracy in the former Communist states of Europe and Eurasia. Includes general country reports and detailed data to quantify democracy, civil society, and governance.

1.3 Biographies

1.4 Directories


2. Searching the Library Catalogue

WorldCat - Library Catalogue/Discovery Tool

  • Finding Books, etc
    Use WorldCat to find books, journals, articles, and other resources, in both print or electronic format. Your search will cover McGill's entire collection of resources, and can be expanded to include the collections of libraries worldwide.

Classic - Library Catalogue

  • Finding Books, etc
    Use the classic catalogue to search for print books, journals, DVDs, and other items that are in McGill's collection.

3. Core and Additional Databases

3.1 Core Databases

3.2 News Sources

3.3 Multidisciplinary Databases

3.4 Russian journals published in English translation


4. Selected Internet Resources


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