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POSC 480 (Rittinger): Find articles

When and Where Can I Access Databases?

Databases are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can use them on or off campus. If you are using them from off campus you will be prompted to put in your SU username and password (the same one you use for Gull Net, MyClasses, or an SU computer).

Article Databases: an A-Z List

You can search for databases by name or by subject.

Databases A-Z List

Outward differences between popular magazines and scholarly journals

Evaluating Sources

Database List

In-class research topic: the rise of Hugo Chavez.


In addition to searching in databases, you can also search pertinent journals directly.

A few journals to try might include:

  • Journal of Politics in Latin America
  • Latin American Politics and Society
  • Latin American Perspectives
  • Journal of Latin American Studies
  • International Relations
  • International Organization
  • The Journal of Development Studies