Project Muse


The Muse database of the Johns Hopkins University offers a top quality database of academic journals in online version. Disciplines such as humanities, literature, arts and social sciences are particularly covered.


Project MUSE is managed by the Johns Hopkins University Press, in collaboration with the Milton S. Eisenhower Library at Johns Hopkins University. Journals are peer-reviewed by the Muse staff according to several criteria, such as: journals must be peer-reviewed, published by a not-for-profit press or scholarly society, and be in the field of humanities, social sciences and arts


Full-text articles are available provided with links to article bibliographies, quotations and some other references

Information density

About 300 academic journals in the fields of humanities, arts, social sciences are included in the Muse project - a unique collaboration between libraries and 60 scholarly publishers

Content Pertinence to Political Science

Even though the overall number of journals included in the Muse project is not enormous, a certain quantity also covers PS and related disciplines

Updating Rate

The database is updated as new journal issues appear. Electronic versions are available earlier than their print editions