Research Tools and Databases in Politics

Covers: 1972 - present, abstracts start at 1985.

The Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS) contains citations and short abstracts for journal articles, books, conference proceedings, government documents, and statistical directories. Subjects include government, international relations, legislation, political science, statistics, and related areas.

There are two databases created from the files: PAIS International and PAIS Archive. PAIS International includes records from the print PAIS Bulletin 1977 and forward; it also includes PAIS print Foreign Language Index published 1972-1990, at which time it merged with the PAIS Bulletin.


Covers: 1000 A.D. - present

WPSA provides citations and abstracts for journal articles in political science, international relations, law, and public administration / policy.