Library Notes for Political Science

Teaching resources, news, and links to keep McGill’s Political Scientists informed

History of socialism


Databases, the catalogue, and subject guides

Expert search in library catalogue (limit by year, etc.)

Recommended article databases (more on the subject guides):



Tertiary sources


Primary sources

Nineteenth Century Masterfile is an online compilation of several indexes to periodical which were originally published prior to 1925. Together, these indexes cover most of the English-language journals published during the 19th century. Subject coverage includes: culture and intellectual life, religion, and law.

Historical newspapers

Newspapers from the Center for Research Libraries. These could be sent to McGill on microfilm

Gale digital collections (include many newspapers)

Links to digital repositories (from Northwestern)

EuroDocs: Links to European digital collections

Fordham’s Internet Modern History Sourcebook

Pamphlets and Periodicals of the French Revolution of 1848

Concept mapping


Citation management


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