Political Science Databases

- Chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience, African American Newspapers, Series 1, features 280 newspapers from 35 states, including many rare and historically significant 19th-century titles. These titles published for or by African Americans constitute valuable primary sources for researchers exploring such diverse disciplines as cultural, literary and social history; ethnic studies and more. Beginning with Freedom’s Journal (NY)—the first African American newspaper published in the United States—the titles in this groundbreaking series include The Colored Citizen (KS), Arkansas State PressRights of All (NY), Wisconsin Afro-AmericanNew York AgeL'Union (LA), Northern Star and Freeman’s Advocate (NY), Richmond PlanetCleveland GazetteThe Appeal (MN) and hundreds of others from every region of the U.S.  Funded by the Dr. Gerald W. Walton Endowment

- Includes population, housing, economic, and geographic data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

- Indexes Congressional publications from 1789 to the present, linking to full text when available. Formerly LexisNexis Congressional Universe.

Congressional Publications now includes full text from the Congressional Research Digital Collection Historical Archive 1830-2016 and the Congressional Hearings Digital Collection 1824-2003

- The U.S. Congressional Serial Set, commonly referred to as the Serial Set, contains the House and Senate Documents and the House and Senate Reports bound by session of Congress.

- Original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news.

- Full-text articles from newspapers and periodicals published by the ethnic and minority press in America

- Index of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, offering a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment

- Indexes journals about Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Hispanics in the US.

- HeinOnline has more than 120 million pages of legal history available in an online, fully-searchable, image-based format. HeinOnline bridges the gap in legal history by providing comprehensive coverage from inception of more than 2,100 law and law-related periodicals. In addition to its vast collection of law journals, HeinOnline also contains the Congressional Record Bound volumes in entirety, complete coverage of the U.S. Reports back to 1754, famous world trials dating back to the early 1700’s, legal classics from the 16th to the 20th centuries, the United Nations and League of Nations Treaty Series, all United States treaties, the Federal Register from inception in 1936, the CFR from inception in 1938, and much more.

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- The Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research is the world largest collection of digital social science data. Topics covered include sociology, political science, economics, demography, education, child care, health care, crime, minority populations, aging, terrorism, substance abuse, mental health, public policy, and international relations.

- Full text analysis of political and economic developments in Latin American

- Full text coverage of general news, business, legal, government and other topics.

- Provides basic information on everyone who has represented the state in the U.S. Congress from 1801 to the present. The database includes years in office, congressional districts, committee memberships, and leadership positions.

- InteLex Corporation’s Past Masters series encompasses the largest collection of primary source full-text electronic editions in philosophy in the world. The series includes significant collections in the history of political thought and theory, religious studies, education, German studies, sociology, the history and philosophy of science, economics, and classics.  The library owns titles from the following collections: Conway: Writings and Letters; Ferguson: Correspondence; Continental Rationalists: Descartes, Leibniz, and Spinoza; Berkeley: Works; Bluestocking Feminism; and British Philosophy: 1600-1900. 

- Provides a first hand view of colonial America, the American Revolution and the New Republic, and offers important social, political and cultural perspectives of each of the periods.

- Provides full text for more than 385 publications and cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 800 journals, including those of the International Political Science Association

- A rich and engaging resource featuring annotated transcripts of the Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon White House tapes

- Statistics on all subjects, U.S. and international. Formerly LexisNexis Statistical Insight.

- The U.S. Congressional Serial Set, commonly referred to as the Serial Set, contains the House and Senate Documents and the House and Senate Reports bound by session of Congress.

- Full text access to Congressional documents and reports from 1789-1969. Formerly LexisNexis U.S. Serial Set and Maps Digital Collection

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