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Databases by Subject: Politics

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info Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)
Includes scholarship from 1991-present on international affairs, including working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers from NGOs, research projects, conference proceedings, and policy briefs.

info Congressional
Provides indexing of many Congressional publications, including Hearings, Committee Prints, Reports, Documents and Congressional Research Service Reports, from 1789 to the present.

info CQ Press Political Reference Suite  (English)
Online editions of CQ Press reference works in political science, including CQ Almanac, Congress and the Nation, Elections A to Z, Encyclopedia of Political Science, Political Handbook of the World, The Presidency A to Z, the Washington Information Directory, and many more.

info CQ Voting and Elections Collections
Includes historical and modern data, analyses of elections and voting behavior, explanations of electoral process and reforms, census and district demographics, key events and issues, and much more. Categories include Presidential Elections, Congressional Elections, Gubernatorial Elections, Campaigns and Elections, Political Parties, and Voters and Demographics.

info GPO Monthly Catalog (1895-1976)
The Monthly Catalog provides a comprehensive listing of federal publications, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, records and documents released by the Depts. of Defense, Labor, and the Office of the President. Coverage: 1895-1976.

info GPO Monthly Catalog (1976 - to date)
Comprehensive listing of federal publications, including books, reports, serials and maps from 1976 to the present.

info LexisNexis Academic    mobile info
Includes all types of news as well as country profiles, law reviews, federal and state case law, biographies, company profiles and financials (public and private).

info Political Science Complete    mobile info
Provides full text for more than 520 journals, and indexing and abstracts for over 2,900 titles in political science, international relations, and law. Also includes full text of reference books and conference papers. Coverage from early 1900s-present.

info Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS)
Citations to journal articles, books, government documents, and more, emphasizing international coverage of public policy, international relations, and business, from 1914-present.

Additional Indexes
info AccessUN
Index to United Nations documents including Official Records, draft resolutions, and UN Treaty Series citations from 1966 to the present.

info Alternative Press Index    mobile info
Index to journal, magazine, and newspaper articles from 1991-present from international alternative, radical, and left publications covering racial and gender issues, gay and lesbian studies, labor, and more.

info AP Images
Offers access to over 6 million entertainment, sports, news and lifestyle photographs, videos, graphics and interactives from the archives of the Associated Press. Coverage: mid-1800s to the present.

info AUL (Air University Library) Index to Military Periodicals
Citations for articles covering military, geopolitical and aeronautical topics in over 80 English-language military magazines and journals. From 1987 - present.

info CQ Researcher Plus Archive
Basic source for current and controversial social, political and economic issues of the day with complete summaries, pros and cons and bibliographies.

info Declassified Documents Reference System (DDRS)
A database of declassified documents covering major domestic and international events of the post-WWII ear, collected from various government agencies (FBI, CIA, State Department, White House, etc.) over the past 30 years.

info Digital National Security Archive  (English)
The Digital National Security Archive includes nearly 100,000 of the most important declassified government documents regarding post-WWII U.S. policy decisions. Glossaries, chronologies, bibliographies, overviews, and photographs are also included.

info Economist Intelligence Unit Country Reports
The Economist Intelligence Unit Country Reports provides monthly reports (as well as yearly profiles) detailing current economic and political events and in-depth analysis of political and economic trends for over 200 countries.

info Economist Intelligence Unit Market Indicators and Forecasts
Market indicators and forecast data available by individual countries or global regions.

info Encyclopedia of Social Measurement
The encyclopedia covers both qualitative and quantitative approaches to social science and social measurement. It is illustrated with tables and figures of actual data sets.

info Energy Citations Database
Provides bibliographic citations for energy and energy related Scientific and Technical Information publications from the Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessor agencies, from 1943 forward.

info Eurocat
A catalogue of European Communities (EC) publications and documents, and of selected texts published in the Official Journal of the European Communities(OJ) from 1985- Present.

info FBIS (Foreign Broadcast Information Service, 1975-1996)
Index to microfiche translations of foreign press releases and radio broadcasts issued in eight editions, based on region of the world, from 1975-1996.

info Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports 1974-1996  (English)
Provides daily translations of broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from over 100 nations around the world between 1974 and 1996.

info GPO's Federal Digital System (FDsys)  (English)
Electronic access to many Federal databases. Includes Popular regulatory materials such as:The Federal Register,and the Code of Federal Regulations. Critical Congressional products such as: The Congressional Record and Congressional Bills and Important business materials such as: Commerce Business Daily

info Historical Statistics of the United States (Millennial edition)
A reference source for historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history from 1790 to the present.

info ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) Data Archive
ICPSR supports research in sociology, economics, political science, population studies, criminal justice, health care, education and more. Includes data sets from privately and publicly funded research, governmental and non-governmental agencies, opinion polls and other studies.As institutional members of ICPSR, UA faculty and students may use the archive of social science data. To download data, users need to create their own account to login.

info Latin American Newsstand  (Spanish, Portuguese)
Full-text information in Spanish and Portuguese from 37 newspapers from Puerto Rico and 11 Latin American countries, including Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil from 1998 to present.

info National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts
Published by the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, this database includes abstracts for more than 210,000 publications, including federal, state and local government reports; journal articles; books; and research reports in the areas of criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse, from the 1960s to present.

info National Security Archive, Digital
The Digital National Security Archive contains comprehensive collection of primary documents available: The database contains more than 35,000 of the most important, declassified documents that led to the policy decisions. This database includes the following collections: Afghanistan, Berlin Crisis 1958-1962, Cuban Missile Crisis, El Salvador, Iran-Contra Affair, Intelligence Community, Iran Revolution, Iraqgate, Military Uses of Space, Nicaragua, Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Philippines, Presdential Directives from Truman to Clinton, South Africa, and Soviet Estimate.

info ProQuest Statistical Insight
ProQuest Statistical Insight (formerly LexisNexis Statistical Universe) is a comprehensive source for federal statisitcs. Also indexes and provides abstracts to US (ASI), state and local governments (SRI), and privately published and international and intergovernmental statistical sources (IIS) from 1973-present.

info SAGE Research Methods Online
An online tool that combines books, encyclopedias, dictionaries, journal articles, and videos about research methods. Also includes a Methods Map, a visual tool that enables you to discover information about research methods terms and methodologies.

info U.S. Congressional Serial Set and American State Papers
Serial Set is a full text database of House and Senate committee reports, documents, maps, and journals from 1817 to 1980. American State Papers contain the legislative and executive documents of Congress during the period 1789 to 1838.

info United Nations Common Database (UNCDB)
Includes statistics which covers all countries and areas and selected series from specialized international data sources.

info World Development Indicators Online (WDI)
It contains statistical data for over 800 development indicators and time series data from 1960-2007 for 227 economies.

info World News Connection (WNC)
Provides translated and English-language newspapers, television and radio broadcasts, non-classified technical reports, and more, from around the world, and is particularly effective in its coverage of local media sources. 1996-present.