Skip to Main Content
Chat With Us

Political Science


Scholarly Articles

Guide to Political Science research at Boston College Libraries

Scholarly Articles in Academic Research

  • Written by expert scholars on a specific aspect of their field of study
  • Contain original research and analysis which contributes to knowledge in the field
  • Authors rely on evidence and the findings of other scholars to create the arguments and conclusions in their articles; many reference are cited by the author(s)
  • Published in scholarly journals produced by university presses and academic publishers
  • Most articles undergo a peer-review process, where scholars assess the value, credibility and quality of the author's work to determine if it meets established standards for publication

Databases for Scholarly Articles in Political Science

All of the databases in this box are nestled in ProQuest. You can search each database individually, or all at once. 

These next databases are also excellent. They are not in ProQuest.

Interdisciplinary Databases