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New database: Political Science Online Archives from EBSCO

The USF Libraries have recently acquired the Political Science Online Archives through EBSCO.

The EBSCO Political Science Online Archives consists of: National Review Archive, the Nation Archive, and the New Republic Archive.

National Review Archive

The National Review Archive provides coverage of national and international issues from a conservative viewpoint. Covers political, economic, social, and cultural issues and trends, books and the arts. While the current issue and the past issues back to 2004 can be found online, this database offers complete indexing & abstracting and full text coverage for all issues of the National Review from the first issue in 1955 through the present. Available on the EBSCO platform.

The Nation Archive

The Nation Archive is a database that indexes the complete back-file of the weekly periodical The Nation including issues from its inception in 1865 to the present. The Nation Archive provides users commentary written from a liberal and progressive perspective on a variety of notable events. The content is in the form of letters, editorials, and articles that cover diverse subjects such as: politics, economics and the humanities. The database’s search interface can facilitate both general and advanced information searches and can display results in full text PDF format. Advanced searches can use fields for supporting author, titles and subject term searching. Advances searches can also can target specific document types such as article, book review, and editorial. Further search limits can be used to select image type such as photograph or chart. This resource would support both undergraduate courses and graduate research.

The New Republic Archive

The New Republic Archive is an electronic database provided by EBSCO and accessible through EBSCOHost. The database indexes the complete back-file of the semi-weekly periodical The New Republic with issues beginning in 1914 to the present. The New Republic Archive provides users with commentary about current events, the arts, society, the economy, and political trends written from a range of viewpoints. The content also includes: letters, editorials, and articles that cover diverse subjects such as: the sciences, politics, and economics. The database’s search interface can facilitate both general and advanced information searches and can display results in full text PDF format as well as HTML format. Advanced searches can use fields for supporting author, titles and subject term searching. Advances searches can also can target specific document types such as article, book review, and editorial. Further search limits can be used to select image type such as photograph or chart. Advanced database features allow for the selection, printing and emailing of saved search citations. The database also supports the exporting of citations into bibliographic management software such as RefWorks, Endnote, and Reference Manager. This resource would support both undergraduate courses and graduate research.

For these resources and other library databases, visit http://poly.usf.edu/library.xml. Click on “Electronic Resources” or “Search the Databases” to begin.

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