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New resources

A new briefing from the UK's Institute for Public Policy Research
A new post on the LSE Elections in the News Blog
Now available for free online. They are presented in pdf format which can be downloaded.

The latest print and digital resources in Poltics and International Relations purchased by the Bodleian Social Science library.

WORK IN PROGRESS:

Some of the links in this LibGuide are broken due to a system-wide change. We are aware of this, and are fixing the links. In the meantime, you will find all of the Bodleian Libraries subscription resources listed at A-Z Databases and SOLO.

Politics & IR Collections

Main collections

The principal library for taught course provision for politics & international relations, along with new research material, contemporary works (including legal deposit), and the core journal collections in politics, international relations and related subjects. The Library houses the former collections of the Politics, International Relations and Sociology Library, Queen Elilzabeth House Library (international development), and the Refugee Studies Centre Library.

Extensive historical collections are held in the Central Bodleian Library.

Associated collections

The Modern Papers Section of the Central Bodleian Library

Holds special collections including the Conservative Party Archive and the papers of key 20th Century political figures. The Bodleian Law Library is also home to the Official Papers Section which holds both British official papers and the publications of international agencies.The Bodleian Libraries include a number of specialist area studies libraries and collections, whilst works relating to pre-1945 international realtions can be found in the History collections.

The largest social science library outside of the Bodleian Libraries and holds politics and international relations collections relating to the interests of College members since 1937. Nuffield also hosts the University's Data Library which provides networked access to key political datasets for local users.

If you wish to ask a question or seek more help then please contact the Bodleian Social Science Library, or Jo Gardner direct.