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"We want to dare more Open Access! Ways, Models and Services for Political Science"

24/01/2022

We would like to invite you to participate in our online workshop "We want to dare more Open Access! Ways, Models and Services for Political Science", which will take place on February 9, 2022 from 10:00 to 15:00 via Zoom. The workshop is organized by the Specialized Information Service for Political Science - Pollux and the BMBF-funded project open-access.network.

Pollux wishes

20/12/2021

Pollux at GESIS Online talks “Meet the Experts”

15/11/2021

On 2/3/2022 (1-2pm), we will introduce the services and research tools we offer in Pollux. We then provide an overview of our collaborative partners and our feedback loop with the political science research community. We end our talk with a discussion on the challenges of discoverability of text corpora, which is one aspect for the future development of Pollux. Afterwards there will be time for questions and discussion.

The talk will be held in English. Participation is free of charge, registration is required under https://www.gesis.org/en/services/sharing-knowledge/consulting-and-guidelines/meet-the-experts/anmeldung

More Information on the online series is available at GESIS Meet the Experts.

Theorieblog wins election as research blog of the year 2021

17/09/2021

In the context of the DVPW Convention 2021, we organized an election for the political science "Research Blog of the Year 2021".

The winner will be included in the Pollux pilot project "Searchability of Research Blogs" and thus be findable in the Pollux search.

Congrats to "Theorieblog" for the award "Research Blog of the Year 2021".

Second place: PRIF-Blog

Third place: Blog des Göttinger Instituts für Demokratieforschung

All results: https://www.pollux-fid.de/blog21

Pollux at DVPW Convention 2021

13/09/2021

We are happy to be represented at the DVPW Convention 2021 with a virtual book table. There you find first information about Pollux, our brand new video "Pollux for #PoWis", further links, presentations on reuse for teaching and more. Feel free to make an appointment with us for a face-to-face conversation, come to our Q&A session)on 9/16 at 2pm, and vote for the political science research blog of the year 2021 (

https://pollux-fid.de/blog21).

In addition, we have a diverse program lined up (German only). Here is the overview:

Searching for "Global Governance" in Pollux

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)

Reference lists

  • 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
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Factiva

  • 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.)