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Collection Development

Political Science Collections Data Guide

Database Usage Statistics

Usage of Political Science Databases: 2020

Database Searches Downloads
Congressional Research Digital Collection 310 81
CQ Researcher 247 238
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 124,281 80,008
Historical Abstracts 17,251
JSTOR 107,242 84,837
Nexis Uni 3,435 6,261
Nineteenth Century Collections Online 51 15
PAIS Index 11,539
Past Masters 425 26
ProQuest Congressional 930 22
Social Sciences Citation Index 21,011
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts 11,654

Usage of Political Science Databases: 2019

Database Searches Downloads
Congressional Research Digital Collection 593 51
CQ Researcher 646 652
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 168,223 77,844
Historical Abstracts 21,872
JSTOR 219,548 120,492
Nexis Uni 5,501 162,411
Nineteenth Century Collections Online 43 51
PAIS Index 15,069
Past Masters 767 49
ProQuest Congressional 593 155
Social Sciences Citation Index 16,306
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts 15,359

Usage of Political Science Databases: 2018

Database Searches Downloads
Congressional Research Digital Collection 786 189
CQ Researcher 692 837
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 193,214 102,408
Historical Abstracts 22,573
JSTOR 88,795 112,614
Nexis Uni 5,581 6,433
Nineteenth Century Collections Online 54
PAIS Index 18,626
Past Masters 372 7
ProQuest Congressional 786 305
Social Sciences Citation Index 21,067
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts 18,451

Usage of Political Science Databases: 2017

Database Searches Downloads
Congressional Research Digital Collection 430 255
CQ Researcher 291 807
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 181,782 99,095
Historical Abstracts 18,191
JSTOR 69,101 110,400
Nexis Uni 16,093 839
Nineteenth Century Collections Online 43
PAIS Index 18,758
Past Masters 1,212 210
ProQuest Congressional 430 202
Social Sciences Citation Index 23,961
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts 20,202

Usage of Political Science Databases: 2016

Database Searches Downloads
Congressional Research Digital Collection 411
CQ Researcher 266 538
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 213,990 114,142
Historical Abstracts 14,429
JSTOR 83,447 117,853
Nexis Uni 7,788
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
PAIS Index
Past Masters 545 3
ProQuest Congressional 411 149
Social Sciences Citation Index 24,843
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts 24,633

Usage of Political Science Databases: 2015

Database Searches Downloads
Congressional Research Digital Collection 165 68
CQ Researcher 105 256
EBSCO Academic Search Complete 240,155 109,939
Historical Abstracts 20,276
JSTOR 76,605 239,391
Nexis Uni 13,532
Nineteenth Century Collections Online 260
PAIS Index 10,434
Past Masters 426 6
ProQuest Congressional 341 120
Social Sciences Citation Index 25,035
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts 26,749

Top 10 Journals

The lists of Top 10 journals by subject were extracted from Journal Citation Reports database. The Libraries own or have access to all titles linked below.

Top 10 Journals in Political Science

Journal Name ISSN Total Citations 2020 Journal Impact Factor Eigenfactor Score Article Influence Score
Political Analysis 1047-1987 5,581 8.6 0.009 5.312
Annual Review of Political Science 1094-2939 5,418 8.091 0.01 6.625
Political Communication 1058-4609 3,692 7.859 0.006 4.099
American Political Science Review 0003-0554 19,880 7.828 0.02 7.23
Review of International Organizations 1559-7431 1,287 7.795 0.003 2.619
Journal of European Public Policy 1350-1763 6,982 7.339 0.011 2.514
Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 1053-1858 8,156 7 0.006 2.856
Environmental Politics 0964-4016 3,989 6.71 0.005 1.788
International Journal of Press-Politics 1940-1612 1,607 6.592 0.003 2.505
International Organization 0020-8183 9,433 6.276 0.009 5.648

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