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Politics and International Relations: E-Books & Reference

eBook collections

All e-books can be accessed via SOLO , direclty through publisher collections:

OUP eBooks:
International Relations & Politics

OSO includes ebooks on Political Theory, Political Economy, International Relations, European Union, Comparative and Environmental Politics, British, American and Russian Politics, Democratization, as well as Reference work.
Oxford Handbooks Online

Oxford Handbooks:
Political Science

The collection contains essays with extensive referencing to further reading, offering both introductions to topics in the discipline, and a useful reference resource for scholars and advanced students.


In addition to currrent subscriptions ScienceDirect offers over 250,000 articles on open access, i.e.peer-reviewed and made free for everyone to read and download. Permitted reuse is defined by the authors’ choice of user license.
View the open access journal directory and publications with open access articles.
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T&F eBooks Library:
Politics & International Relations

Includes open access publications.

Or via e-libraries:

ProQuest Ebook Central

aka EBL (eBook library) and ebrary

Delivers ebooks from scholarly sources, including UPs and other top publishers.


Comprehensive access to OECD statistical data, books, journals and working papers.

EBSCOhost eBook Collection

Open Access eCollections

online library and publication platform

The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences, a quality controlled collection of open access books.

Directory of Open Access Books

directory of open access books

A list of academic, peer reviewed books in Open Access from a variety of publishers, linking to the full text.



SAGE Reference Online


♦  SAGE Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods
♦  Encyclopedia of Survey Research Methods
♦  SAGE Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods

Blackwell Reference Online

Virtual Library

The WWW Virtual Library:
International Affairs Resources

A frequently updated Internet directory of over 2000 annotated links to English-language sources of information and analysis in a wide range of international affairs, international relations, international studies, global studies, and global education topics. These sites are selected for their long-term value, favoring those with cost-free, authoritative information and analysis online.

Union des Associations Internationales

Resource contains detailed information on global civil society bodies and networks (organization contact details, origins, relations, members, bibliography, biographies, events, statistics, etc.).