Portland State University

International Studies Resources

Recommended Resources

Contains scholarly articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, policy briefs, and white papers focused on international affairs.

Contains full text articles from major research journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Coverage of most journals starts from the beginning of a journal's publication and typically excludes the most recent three to five years.

Covers public affairs, public and social policy, and international relations. Includes national and international journal articles, books, government documents, statistics, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, microfiche, and pertinent web sites.

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Provides selected full text, peer reviewed and other scholarly articles in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

Publishes quarterly bibliography listing edited works and articles from African studies journals and journals from Africa.

Includes full text articles in international visual arts journals that cover artists and their works from antiquity to the present.

Provides access to Asian-related humanities and social science research.

Includes book and article abstracts in the humanities and social sciences written about the Caribbean region since 1989.

Provides extensive economic and social data on China at the national, provincial, county and city levels.

Presents periodicals, diaries, photographs, and other materials relating to British and American diplomats, missionaries, business people, and tourists in China.

Find primary source documents on colonial history, politics, and culture from 1492 to 2007, primarily about the British Empire, especially Africa, the Americas, Australia, Oceania, and South Asia.

Includes current newspapers, magazines, newsletters, and community publications of the ethnic, minority, and native presses. Includes scholarly journals on ethnicities and ethnic studies. Provides full text in English and Spanish.

Covers Spanish language scholarly, academic journals. Offers full text, multidisciplinary content.

Includes digitized books, pamphlets and periodicals reflecting the evolution of a feminist consciousness and the movement for women's rights in the US, Europe, and around the world. Materials date from 1534 to 1945, with especially strong coverage of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. 

Includes citations for Latin American and Hispanic American scholarly journals.

Historical Abstracts is the principal resource to find citations to academic articles on world history (except the US and Canada) from the 15h century to the present.

Indexes article citations, full text articles, and images from popular Hispanic magazines.

Includes full text sources for regional, national, and international newspapers as well as business, legal, and medical publications, and also, government documents.

Archives books or monographs on economics and business published from 1450 through 1850. Includes materials on commerce, finance, social conditions, politics, trade, and transport.

Features digitized medieval manuscripts of important European travel writing from the later Medieval period, focusing on travels from Europe to the Holy Land, India, and China. Includes travel maps.

Indexes scholarly literature on the Middle East, Central Asia, and North Africa. Contains records and covers from 1900 and earlier to the present.

Indexes citations to journal articles, dissertations, and books about world literature, literary criticism, language, linguistics, and folklore from 1963 to the present.

Archives primary source documents for the study of slavery and abolition with materials from Africa, the Caribbean, the U.S., Latin America, and Europe from 1490 to 2007.

Indexes the citations of articles in high impact social science journals. Includes cited reference searching, (papers that have cited a paper of interest after it was originally published). Covers journals published from 1992 to the present.

Indexes citations to journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, and conference proceedings in the field of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.

The Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA) focuses on Western interactions with the Middle East, particularly travels to Egypt during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Archives the full text of The Times of London from 1785 to 1985.

An archive of international news translated into English. It includes foreign newspaper articles, broadcast transcripts and datelines from 130 countries.

Indexes articles related to political institutions, international law and politics, public policy, public administration, political theory, and political economics. Indexes sources from 1975 to the present.