Skip to main content
Skip to primary content
Skip to sidebar content
University of Washington
Start Your Research
Articles & Research Databases
Literature on your research topic and direct access to articles online, when available at UW.
Alphabetical list of electronic journal titles held at UW.
Encyclopedias & Dictionaries
Resources for looking up quick facts and background information.
E-Newspapers, Media, Maps & More
Recommendations for finding news, audio/video, images, government publications, data sets and other types.
Librarian recommended resources & research tips tailored to your topic.
Citation Styles & Tools
Quick MLA, APA, and Chicago style guides for bibliographies; citation management software info.
Library materials reserved for your classes.
Collections & Archives
Unique online and physical collections on specific subjects, in distinct formats, and in special archives.
Mobile Search Tools
Mobile-optimized research databases and library-related mobile apps.
Use the Libraries
Your Library Account
Log in to renew borrowed materials, check on items you have requested, and pay fines.
Study & Meeting Spaces
Study, conference, event, and meeting spaces, and how to reserve them.
Computers & Printing
Computers, printers, and scanners in the Libraries.
Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery Service
Get PDFs of print articles delivered via email and borrow items not held at UW.
Borrowing & Access
What you can check out from the Libraries, how long, renewals, and returns.
on using the Libraries
Help & Support
Examples of digital scholarship at the UW and where to get assistance with any phase of your project.
Short, simple how-to and demos of frequently asked questions about using the Libraries and information resources.
Graduate Funding Info Service
Assistance with locating funding for research, tuition, travel, and other graduate school-related expenses.
Off-Campus Access & Technical Support
Using library resources from off-campus and other technical tips.
Tools for archiving and publishing the products of your research, including data sets, monographs, images, articles, and reports.
Scholarly Publishing & Open Access
Info on your rights as an author and open-access publishing alternatives.
Collaborative library instructional services that can improve the research and information skills of your students.
Resources for Writing
Campus writing help and links to online resources.
Libraries & Hours
Contact info, map location, and hours for all library branches.
News Events Exhibits
What's going on at the Libraries: announcements, upcoming events, and current exhibits.
People & Programs
Staff directory and info about the Office of the Dean and other library departments.
Support the Libraries
Give to the Libraries! Join the Friends of the Libraries.
Info for users with disabilities about navigating the Libraries and its services.
Student, staff, and librarian job opportunities at the Libraries.
Libraries policies governing use of library resources, space, and services.
Current Libraries strategic goals and initiatives.
about the Libraries
Get help 24/7 with this real-time chat service.
Get answers to less-urgent questions and comments via email.
Reach us during regular business hours. Main: 206-543-0242
Click to chat now with a UW librarian
ways to contact us
Articles & ejournals
Start Your Research
University of Washington Libraries
International Studies: Background information
International Studies Encyclopedia
Extensive reference work for international studies and international relations; features review essays that place topics in intellectual and social context.
Gale virtual reference
Full text encyclopedias in a wide range of social science subjects and beyond.
Literature reviews that outline the state of research on topics in political science, sociology, anthropology, and more.
Oxford Handbooks Online
Handbooks in the fields of political science, religion, and more
Oxford Bibliographies Online
Peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies in political science, Atlantic history, and more.
Peer-reviewed surveys of a wide variety of topics in history.
Peer-reviewed surveys of a wide variety of topics in sociology.
Peer-reviewed surveys of a wide variety of topics in geography.
Encyclopedia of global studies
Overviews of the emerging field of global studies, covering both transnational topics and intellectual approaches to the study of global themes.
Encyclopedia of Political Thought
Entries on a wide range of biographical and conceptual aspects of political thought from antiquity to contemporary political theory and philosophy
SAGE Research Methods Online (SRM)
Books, articles, videos, and more on social science research methods.
Encyclopedia of Human Rights
Oxford Handbook of International Relations
Routledge international handbook of globalization studies
The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration
Articles & ejournals
Country/regional information >>
Dec 19, 2017 1:45 PM
Login to LibApps
Report a problem.