POLT 40200 African American Politics and Political Thought
Principal Periodical Databases
- Academic Search Premier , ProQuest Research Library , General OneFile -- Three different multidisciplinary periodical databases that are usually the best place to start for current events coverage. All include both popular and scholarly articles.
- Ethnic NewsWatch -- Mostly ethnic American magazines and newspapers, with some academic journals.
- SocINDEX with Full Text -- The principal periodical database for sociology and social isssues.
- LexisNexis Academic For coverage of legal and constitutional issues, plus newpaper coverage for current events.
- Diversity Studies Collection -- Has an emphasis on cultural differences in the disciplines of social science, history and liberal arts. Global in scope.
- JSTOR -- Especially good for historical research, but contemporary isssues as well. Disciplines covered include many in the social sciences.
- America: History and Life and Historical Abstracts -- For US and Canadian history, use America: History and Life. For Latin America, switch to Historical Abstracts.
- Alternative Press Index Index to articles in alternative news sources. Use to research topics that may not be well covered in the mainstream press; 1991 to current.
- Black Newspapers A collection of 14 newspapers from across the United States providing news and opinion from 1989 to the present.
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