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Political Studies: Databases | Data Sources


Start Here: Key Databases for exploring journal articles

Canadian Resources

Multidisciplinary Databases


BrowZine Plastform - Political Science

Explore Open Access Journals


Type in your keyword and explore the articles published in open access journals. If you want to explore what open access journals are available on the topic, select Journals from the left-hand menu and explore.

Data Sources

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An open-source project supported by the University of Amsterdam.


Available from the terminals at some open labs on Fort Garry campus and Brown Lab at the Dafoe Library.  Chat with IST support to find where you can use SPSS on campus.


Same as SPSS.  Chat with IST support.



Manitoba Collaborative Data Portal site offers handy access to local, provincial, and national data under Resources.  It also offers thematic data under Knowledge Portals.  In addition, it features demographic dashboards and mapping.  A tour of the site is available starting with Getting Started page.

The Data & Statistics Guide lists assorted links related to ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political & Social Science), the Institute of Social Research, the University of Michigan and its services; training video's on Statistics Canada resources; historical statistics of interest; and the information about Statistics Canada's Data Liberation Initiatives.


The Libraries' Data & Statistics Guide lists the information and links related to the current and historical Census of Canada.

This page lists resources from the key international and inter-governmental organizations and the links to Statistics Canada resources including ODESI and time series data by selected topics.

This page lists data related to indigenous people of Canada and their communities.

The guide lists selected sources for polls.

The guide lists notable publications by Statistical Canada.

The guide contains "help" resources for finding and using data resources.

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The Lean Library browser extension makes it simple to access academic articles, journals and databases licensed by the UofM Libraries, wherever you are and whenever you need it.

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Liaison Librarian

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Matthew Renaud
E.K. Williams Law Library
(204) 474-6371
Subjects: Law, Political Studies