Pollux - literature and research tools for political science
Until July 9th 2021 Pollux has trial access to the database Border and Migration Studies Online, which can be accessed via: https://www.pollux-fid.de/r/asp-bord.
To get access, you have to be registered and logged in to Pollux - with an account as a political researcher.
Your feedback is relevant in our decision on whether to co-fund access to the database in the future.
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- What is missing?
About Border and Migration Studies
Border and Migration Studies Online provides historical context and resources, representing both personal and institutional perspectives, for the growing fields of border(land) studies and migration studies, as well as history, law, politics, diplomacy, area and global studies, anthropology, medicine, the arts, and more. At completion, the collection will include 100,000 pages of text, 175 hours of video, and 1,000 images. In collaboration with an international board of scholars, materials were selected and organized around fundamental themes such as:
- Border Identities
- Border Enforcement and Control
- Border Disputes
- Border Criminologies
- Maritime Borders
- Human Trafficking
- Sea Migration
- Undocumented and Unauthorized Migration
- Global Governance of Migration
New video online: OA-Töne aus der Politikwissenschaft- a statement for open access by Arndt Leininger, PhD
In the third video in the series "OA-Töne aus der Politikwissenschaft", Arndt Leininger, PhD, assistant professor for political science research methods at Chemnitz University of Technology, explains that there are many ways to fund open access publications without having to dig into your own pocket.
New video online: OA-Töne aus der Politikwissenschaft- a statement for open access by Dr. Felix.S. Bethke
In our second video in the series "OA-Töne aus der Politikwissenschaft" Dr. Felix S. Bethke, political scientist at Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF), states why he believes there must be open access to publicly funded research. (German only.)
New video online: OA-Töne aus der Politikwissenschaft- a statement for open access by Dr. Philipp Schulz
In the first video of our series "OA-Töne aus der Politikwissenschaft", Dr. Philipp Schulz, political scientist at the Institute for Intercultural and International Studies (INIIS), University of Bremen, describes why fast and free access to his research results from around the world is important to him. (german only)
The detailed version of the analysis of our online survey conducted in June 2020, has now been published open access in o|bib Das offene Bibliotheksjournal. The paper titled “Ich habe mich noch nicht mit Pollux beschäftigt” - eine Zufriedenheits- und Bedarfsanalyse des Fachinformationsdienstes Politikwissenschaft (german only) can be accessed via: https://doi.org/10.5282/o-bib/5680
Get the best search results
Pollux offers access to a large number of resources in different formats - free of charge for registered political scientists. Following the e-first-principle, all sources are made available digitally and directly wherever possible.
- Comprehensive political science search space
- Free of charge, up-to-date and fast
- Electronic full texts (ebooks, articles)
- Large, up-to-date newspaper archive (Factiva)
- Find and save relevant literature
- Use different lists to store titles using your criteria
- Export lists to the reference management software
- Use a rating system to score best sources
- Articles from 600 German-language and 14,000 international newspapers, as well as documents and publications from international institutions
- International newspapers (The Times, The New York Times, The Independent etc.)
- German-language newspapers (Die Zeit, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Handelsblatt etc.)