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Politics and International Studies: Subject Resources

Subject Resources

The Library Catalogue has a full list of Politics-related resources. On this page are a selection that may be particularly useful for your academic studies.

Official Websites

Jisc Collections Catalogue

Finding People

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Looking for biographical data?  Rather than trusting to Google or Wikipedia, try the resources below for accurate, bias free information.

 Is the person you are looking for alive or dead?   Try Who's Who and Film Index International for current lives. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, American National Biography and Who Was Who for past lives.

Archives at Hull History Centre

Past Exam Papers

Past exam papers are accessible through the Hydra digital repository.  To get access you need to log into the repository.  Two options are available:

  • Go to http://hydra.hull.ac.uk, click on Sign in in the top bar and enter your campus username and login. There is a link to Examination papers under 'Collections'. 

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Pathways to Research

Faculty Funded Databases

How to access DATASTREAM Terminal:

Derwent CS1 computer lab

How to access BLOOMBERG Terminal:

ESK link CS3 computer lab; Derwent CS1 computer lab; Derwent first and ground floor PhD computer labs

How to access COMPUSTAT & EXECUCOMP:

Register at:
http://wrds-web.wharton.upenn.edu/wrds/?register=1

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How to access Thomson Reuters EIKON:

Derwent CS1 computer lab only.