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Political Economy (POL 30003)

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Finding Newspaper Articles

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America's Newspapers
Full text of 5 Ohio newspapers: The Blade (Toledo), 1996 - present; Cincinnati Post, 1990- 2007; Columbus Dispatch, 1985 - present; Dayton Daily News, 1990 - present; Plain Dealer (Cleveland), 1991 - present. Also includes 27 popular and news magazines.

Factiva
Factiva is a good source for international business and company news. It includes full text news reports from more than 10,000 sources from 159 countries and available in 22 languages.

LexisNexis Academic
Contains the full-text of newspapers for the past 20 years, federal and state case law and legislative materials, law reviews, company news and financial information, medical and health information, general information sources and much more. Updates and coverage vary by section.

Newspaper Source
Provides selected full text for over 180 regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, newspaper columns and other sources as well as indexing and abstracts for national newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, FOX News, NPR, etc. This database is updated daily.
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Regional Business News
A full text database that incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.
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Locating Scholarly Journal Articles by Topic

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Business Source Complete
Has full text for more than 10,300 serials. Contains scholarly publications covering all disciplines of business including marketing, management, economics, finance, accounting, and MIS. Additional materials include country economic reports, case studies company profiles, SWOT analyses and industry reports. Coverage varies by title, but in general dates back to the mid 1990s. Updated daily.
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EconLit (1969 - Current)
Covers the international literature on economics. Provides bibliographic citations, with selected abstracts of journal articles, books, dissertations, working papers, collected works, conferences, book reviews, and more. Topics include economic development, forecasting, and history; fiscal and monetary theory; business and public finance; international, healthcare, regional and urban economics, and more. Updated monthly.

International Political Science Abstracts (1975 - Current)
The International Political Science Abstracts has provided non-evaluative abstracts of articles in the field of political science since 1951. The articles are published in journals and yearbooks all over the world, including the major political science journals.

PAIS (1972 - Current)
Contains citations and abstracts to articles, with emphasis on public policy and modern political, social, and economic issues. Updated monthly.
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Determining if a journal is available in full-text online

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Use this tool to determine the availability of online or print journals available at Kent State, as well as online titles available through OhioLINK.

Locating Websites for Cities and Governmental Units

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