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Politics and International Relations: Databases and journals

This guide will introduce you to resources for politics and international relations.


Monash University Library offers students and researchers access to thousands of huge databases of academic literature and research information. 

Along with books, the academic journal articles you find in these databases are the best and most reliable resources to reference in your assessments.

Click the tabs above to see some of the best databases to use for assignments and study in politics and international relations. 


Below is a list of key databases with a specific focus on topics in both politics and international relations. Read their descriptions to get an idea of content coverage and relevancy to your research.


Multidisciplinary databases are those that cover a wide range of academic subject areas. They are a great place to search if you have a topic with a broad focus.


Monash University Library has tens of thousands of journals available online and in print.

Journals publish the best articles from top researchers, and recent volumes from major journals are the most up-to-date academic information in your field.

Click the tabs above to see some of the best journals publishing new research in politics and international relations.