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POL401 Senior Major Research Paper

Finding Articles in Databases

Use the databases below to find scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles for your assignments.

Political Science:



Gender Studies:


Islamic Studies:


Classical Studies


Multi/Interdisciplinary databases in Social Sciences and Humanities:

Need help developing keywords?  Check out  the University of Houston Libraries' YouTube video and our Keyword Worksheet.

For help searching Sociological Abstracts and other ProQuest products, check out our YouTube video.  The tips and tricks described in the video can be used in other databases.  Click here for additional information on boolean operators (AND/OR/NOT), truncation (*), quotation marks (" "), and wildcard (?) searching.

For a list of other databases available at UofT, check out Subjects A-Z.

Peer Review

Not sure if your article is peer-reviewed? Check out our print guide or video below for instructions on how to search Ulrich's Periodical.

Print Guide:


Google Scholar

For instructions on how to connect Google Scholar to UofT Library's resources, check out this link.

Before using an article, make sure to check whether it is peer reviewed.  See the Peer Review box above for help.

Google Scholar Search