Government, History, and International Relations

  • Government
    • CQ Press Library - Resources on American government, current affairs, history, politics, public policy and data analysis. 
    • Proquest Congressional - Information about members of Congress, legislative activities, and publications of Congress. 
    • HeinOnline - Fully searchable historical and government documents, and law-related periodicals.
  • History
    • America: History and Life - Best bet for research on the history of the United Sates and Canada from prehistory to present. 
    • Historical Abstracts - Leading reference guide for the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding USA and Canada).
  • International Relations
    • Proquest Politics Collection - Searches a combined collection of the best databases for international relations research, including PAIS International, Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, and Political Science Database. 

Education, Sociology, and Public Health

  • Education 
  • Sociology 
    • Sociological Abstracts - International literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. 
    • Sociology Database - Provides access to the international literature in Sociology. 
  • Public Health 
    • Global Health - Covers aspects of public health at international and community levels, and material from other biomedical and life science fields. 
    • Web of Science - Indexes core journal articles, conference proceedings, data sets, and other resources in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. 

Cross-Disciplinary Databases

If you don't think your topic fits into the subject/disciplines above, try the following

Recommended Research Guides

Research Guides, created by Harvard librarians, will suggest the best resources for specific subject areas. Here are the recommended research guides for SSCI 100: