You may find the following databases useful in finding articles related to global affairs. Please keep in mind that research in global affairs is highly interdisciplinary. Do not restrict yourself to these databases - you may wish to search in relevant databases related to history, economics, public policy, and political science.
PAIS provides references in the field of international relations, public affairs and social policy to journals, articles, books, government documents, research reports, internet material, and publications of international agencies since 1977.
This database’s focus is on theory and research in international affairs. It includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, proceedings from conferences, policy briefs, case studies and course packs.
This database is multidisicplinary, with a focus on the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
A multidisciplinary database with a focus on English-language, US journals. Also focused on both theoretical and applied social science research.
This database indexes journals in political science, international relations, law and public administration. Major areas of coverage include but are not limited to: comparative politics, developing nations, politics and society, economic policy, and welfare systems. The excellent thesaurus helps in choosing appropriate search terms.
Your professors may require you to use peer-reviewed articles for your assignments and essays. Many databases will have an option for your to narrow to only peer-reviewed sources. We have additional resources that can help!
What is Peer Review? (Guide from Gerstein)
A detailed guide containing information about how to tell whether a journal is peer-reviewed, including a short video. There is also information about how the peer review process works.
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