Guide to Resources on Albania - Politics and Sociology
Journals and journal articles
Search journals and journal articles in Explore or in specialist databases available to members of UCL. For help and useful tips on how to search, see the guide to using Explore. For information on finding and requesting journals, journal articles or store items see the FAQ. Search UCL’s databases to find articles on Albanian politics and sociology in international journals.
E-Journals with focus on Albanian politics and sociology:
- Transitions Online: a magazine covering political, social, cultural, and economic issues in the former communist countries of Europe and Central Asia. UCL Library Services provide online access from 2003 to the present. More subject-specific journals can be accessed via E-journals available to members of UCL.
- The Central and Eastern European Online Library (C.E.E.O.L.) is an online archive which provides access to full text PDF articles from over 1000 humanities and social science journals and re-digitized documents pertaining to Central, Eastern and South-Eastern European topics. The database can be scoped to search for journals by subject or by country.
- East European Quarterly
- Search UCL’s databases to find articles on Albanian politics and sociology in international journals.
Search Explore or specialist databases available to members of UCL to find Albanain news sources. For help and useful tips on how to search, see the guide to using Explore. For information about finding and requesting newspapers, microfilm/microfiche or store items see the FAQ.
Databases covering Albanian news sources:
- Nexis UK (LexisNexis Business and News): A database of news and company information (formerly provided as LexisNexis 'Executive').
- Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Reports: Transcribed and translated intercepted radio broadcasts from foreign governments, official news services, and clandestine broadcasts from occupied territories, covering 1941-1996.
- Directory of Internet Resources: links to news sources available on the internet.
- Onlinenewspapers: List of Newspapers for Albania
- AllNewsMedia: Albania news papers
For news in English see:-
Search Explore for UCL books/e-books and pamphlets on Albanian politics and sociology. For help and useful tips on how to search, see the guide to using Explore. For information about finding and requesting pamphlets, rare books or Stores items see the FAQ
Books in print: The Library’s collection of books on politics, political sociology, political movements, the history of political thought, nationalism and ethnic relations of Albania is located on the Lower Ground Floor of UCL SSEES Library at A.XII. Works by or about Albanian politicians are shelved at A.XII.a. Books covering sociology, social life, social history and socio-economics are located at A.XIX. Primary sources on Albanian history and politics can be found at A.VI. Books with a STORES location can be requested either via Explore or from the Stores Service.
For e-books check the Complete list of e-books available to members of UCL
Internet Resources: Check soon for an updated Directory of Internet Resources pages listing relevant links to government and official information, elections results, news sources and other specialist resources.
Online Subject Guide: The Political Science and Public Policy subject guide lists further relevant general resources.