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Political Handbook of the World
Publication Date: Published annually
Facts and analysis on each country's government, political and economic history, foreign relations, political parties, and current issues. This is a must-use resource when studying a country's politics, and is particularly strong for understanding political parties.
A reference source of information on world-wide affairs, covering contemporary political and economic information for over 250 countries and territories. Also includes a directory of international organizations.
Resources for Journal and Magazine Articles
Political Science Complete
Start here for analysis, interpretation (instead of JSTOR) :) This has major political science journals and magazines. Includes Foreign Affairs and Foreign Policy.
This is good for topics that touch public policy
I didn't go over this article database in class, but this (or Library Search) is the only way to access the journals World Politics and International Organization.
Data Planet (SAGE)
Major data sources include World Bank, IMF, United Nations, World Resources Institute, and OECD