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POLS 312 (Sukkary): MENA Politics and International Relations: Find Articles

The best databases and journals to start with

Places to Look

The following are databases that make a large number of periodicals searchable. In some cases you will be searching the full-text of articles by default, in other cases only the title, abstract, and subjects. Look for an "Advanced Search" link to see more options.

Middle East Politics Journals

Instead of searching a database, you could go straight to one of these journals and browse the contents. This can be a good way to see what scholars are currently writing about. Or, click "Search within this publication" and add keywords related to your topic.

Here is a ranking of the most influential journals in the field, some of which are available to you via the links below:



General International Affairs & Politics Journals

The following journals publish articles on various regions. Click "search within this publication" and add AND [your country] to find relevant articles.