Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

UC Berkeley’s library buildings are open. Here’s what you need to know.

POLI SCI 171: California Politics: Books+Articles

This guide provides resources for the PS171 initiative case study and term paper assignments.

Research Support From Other Libraries

Research help - Contact a librarian in person, by phone, by email or chat for assistance with your research.

Study spaces - Find study areas for students in Doe, Gardner (Main) Stacks and Moffitt Libraries.

Find Articles

Academic Search Complete
A multidisciplinary index to articles in more than 10,900 journals and other publications. Full-text is available for over 5300 journals. 
 

ProQuest Social Sciences
Search social sciences indexes on the ProQuest platform.

JSTOR
Full-text access to over 1,000 scholarly journals, including more than 2 million articles, from a wide range of disciplines. Current issues from journals (the most recent 3-5 years) are generally not available in JSTOR.

Web of Science
Citations for journal articles spanning all Social Science disciplines; provides searching of footnoted citations. Specify Social Science Citation Index search only by deselecting other Indexes in "Limits."

News Sources

ProQuest Newspapers

Access to national and regional newspapers from across the U.S. Select "Publications" in the toolbar and select the paper you would like to search.

Includes New York Times (full text, Historical, 1881-1985, with Index, 1851-1993 + 1980-current). Los Angeles Times (full text, Historical, 1881-1985 + 1985-current). Wall Street Journal (full text, Historical, 1889-1995 + 1984-current). Also indexes the New York Times Magazine (indexed from 1986-current, full text from 1997), the New York Times Book Review (indexed from 1986-current, full text from 1997), and the WSJ: the Wall Street Journal Magazine (full text from 2011-present).