With its remarkable content density (10,000 records, abstracts and other annotations) RAND website represents a good opportunity for researchers interested in American politics and international studies.


The RAND Corporation is a non profit institution delivering a wide range of expertise to several clients (Universities, US Government, industries, other organizations)


Materials are retrievable in various formats. Books, papers and reports are presented with abstracts and other detailed annotations

Information density

The RAND website gives access to over 10,000 books and publication and offers a number of public databases available for all researchers. In a Subject Area Bibliography documents are grouped by topic and abstracted

Content Pertinence to Political Science

With its policy analysis focus, Rand is an useful tool for Political Science research

Updating Rate

Updating is very frequent, in some sections on a daily basis