Research Tips and Resources

Below you will find links to journals, news organizations, government agencies and tips for effective writing in Political Science and other disciplines. 

News Organizations (US):

Chicago Tribune
Los Angeles Times
News Register - Yamhill County Newspaper
Newspaper Directory - Thousands of publications from all over the world, search by country or focus
Online Newspapers - Thousands of world newspapers
The Denver Post
The Financial Times
The New York Times
The Oregonian
USA Today
Wall Street Journal
Washington Post
Associated Press

News Organizations (International):

Al Jazeera English - Arab news organization based in Qatar
BBC News - British Broadcasting News
China Daily - Beijing-based, published in English and Chinese
CNN International
International Herald Tribune
People’s Daily – English Edition - Comprehensive Beijing newspaper in English
Russia Today - Russia daily in English
Shanghai Daily - Shanghai-based, in English
Sydney Morning Herald - Australia-based newspaper
The Daily Telegraph - U.K. based newspaper
The Hindu - Online edition of India's National Newspaper
The Independent (UK) - U.K. and worldwide newspaper
The Moscow Times - Russian publication of business, politics and culture (in English)
The Russia Journal - Archives of The Russia Journal in English
The Statesman - Calcutta, India publication in English
The Times of India - Premier newspaper of India
Xin Hua - Premier Chinese newspaper online in English

NGOs and Think Tanks:

American Enterprise Institute
Arms Control Association
Brookings Institution
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
CATO Institute
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Constitution Project
Foreign Policy Research Institute Think Tank Database
Heritage Foundation
Human Rights Watch
Natural Resource Defense Council
Roosevelt Institution
The Century Foundation
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

United States Government-Legislative Branch:

Congressional Budget Office
Congressional Research Service
Library of Congress
The House of Representatives
United States Senate

United States Government-Executive Branch:

Council of Economic Advisers
Department of Agriculture
Department of Commerce
Department of Defense
Department of Education
Department of Energy
Department of Health and Human Services
Department of Homeland Security
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Department of Justice
Department of Labor
Department of State
Department of the Interior
Department of Transportation
Department of Treasury
Department of Veterans Affairs
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Management and Budget
Office of United States Trade Representative
The White House

United States Government-Judicial Branch:

Supreme Court of the United States

United States Government-Intelligence Agencies:

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)
National Security Agency (NSA)
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
State Department's Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR)
United States Intelligence Community Directory

Intergovernmental Organizations:

European Union
International Monetary Fund
North Atlantic Treaty Organization- Nato
The World Bank
United Nations
World Trade Organization

Policy Journals and Magazines:

Congressional Digest
Congressional Quarterly
Foreign Affairs
Foreign Policy
Harper's Magazine
Orbis-Foreign Policy Research Institute
The Atlantic Monthly
The Economist
The National Interest
The National Review
The New Republic
The New Yorker
The Washington Quarterly
World Policy Journal

Scholarly Journals:

European Journal of International Relations
American Journal of International Law
American Journal of Political Science
American Political Science Review
International Organization
International Security
International Study Quarterly
Journal of Conflict Resolution
Political Psychology
Political Behavior
Political Science Quarterly
Presidential Studies Quarterly


American Bar Association LawLink
Cornell University Supreme Court Collection
Find Law
Supreme Court of the United States Blog
The Law Library of Congress
The United States Constitution Online

Within Linfield:

Citation Machine - Helpful guide to creating proper citations for both MLA & APA styles
Nicholson Library

Style and Grammar:

APA Formatting and Style
APA Overview and Workshop
Linfield Writing Center
MLA Formatting and Style
MLA Overview and Workshop
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) - A one-stop resource for good paper writing, includes style guides, grammar help, and research tips

Reference Resources:

American FactFinder
Census Bureau - A fact checker for the Internet: Reference, Facts & News
World Atlas and Map Library

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