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Politics and International Relations: E-Books & Reference

eBook collections

All e-books can be accessed via SOLO or 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.

Political Science

Oxford Handbooks in Political Science bring together the world's leading scholars to discuss research and the latest thinking in a range of major topics in political science. Containing specially-commissioned essays with extensive referencing to further reading, the handbooks offer both thorough introductions to topics in the discipline, and a useful reference resource for scholars and advanced students.

ProQuest Ebook Central

aka EBL (eBook library) and ebrary
Delivers ebooks from scholarly sources, including UPs and other top publishers.

EBSCOhost eBook Collection

ScienceDirect (SciVerse)

Currently over 250,000 articles on ScienceDirect are 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.

Social Sciences @

T&F eBooks Library:
Politics & International Relations


A tool designed to help create research projects and understand the methods behind them.



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

Online Services

An online service developed to provide UK reference information. It is the most comprehensive resource of its kind, offering a complete library of UK information.

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.).

Virtual Library

The WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources

A frequently updated Internet directory of over 2000 annotated links to high-quality 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 carefully selected for their long-term value, favoring those with cost-free, authoritative information and analysis online. Each website is described only in general terms because of the typically rapid changes in details of its contents and features.