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ACE Electoral Knowledge Network ACE Project More info...

ACE Electoral Knowledge Network


Publisher: ACE Project

ACE Electoral Knowledge Network is a resource for information on elections. Resources include comparative data, election materials (such as ballot papers and election posters) an encyclopedia, and information regarding elections in specific areas and countries throughout the world.



Contains

Current Events, Dictionaries & Encyclopedias, Reference Sources & Tools, Statistics

Subject Coverage

Political Science
American President: An Online Reference Resource Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia More info...

American President: An Online Reference Resource


Publisher: Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia

Information and resources on American presidents.



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Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical), Reference Sources & Tools

Subject Coverage

History, Political Science
Anarchy Archives Pitzer College More info...

Anarchy Archives


Publisher: Pitzer College

Constructed by Dan Ward, political science professor at Pitzer College, the Anarchy Archives provide full-text access to the collected works of major anarchists throughout history. In addition, a wide variety of full-text anarchist pamphlets and periodicals from the early 20th century are available for browsing. Though not exhaustive in scope, the Web site also provides links to critical commentary on the anarchist movement.



Contains

Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

History, Political Science
Annual Disability Statistics Compendium National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research More info...

Annual Disability Statistics Compendium


Publisher: National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research

The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC) collects large quantities of survey data and administrative records related to people with disabilities each year for use primarily by policy makers. Researchers can browse online or download the 2009 PDF. (Review by Karen Mason, College & Research Libraries News, May 2010)



Contains

Government Information, Reference Sources & Tools, Statistics

Subject Coverage

Medicine and Health, Political Science, Sociology and Criminal Justice
AtoZ the World World Trade Press More info...

AtoZ the World


Publisher: World Trade Press

AtoZ the World is an enormous resource providing comprehensive information about 175 countries. Each country has 107 modules covering such topics as culture and customs, food, religion, language, maps, commerce... just about anything you can think of. From the website: "World Trade Press is a publishing and information products company dedicated to providing reliable, up-to-date digital media essential for researchers, educators, travelers, and logistics and international trade professionals. These products draw from our Global Knowledgebase of digital reference information, which complements our printed offerings that include maps, books, and atlases."



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Dictionaries & Encyclopedias, Directories, Reference Sources & Tools, Statistics

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, Useful and Interesting, Business, Education, Language and Literature, Music, Political Science, Religion
Bureau of Labor Statistics U.S. Department of Labor More info...

Bureau of Labor Statistics


Publisher: U.S. Department of Labor

Statistical information on U.S. labor markets.



Contains

Government Information, Statistics

Subject Coverage

Career and Employment, Business, Marketing, Political Science, Sociology and Criminal Justice
CIA World Factbook United States More info...

CIA World Factbook


Publisher: United States

The National Intelligence Survey is an invaluable publication which provides the essential elements of basic intelligence on all areas of the world.



Contains

Government Information, Reference Sources & Tools, Statistics

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, Business, Marketing, Education, Political Science, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Congress.gov Library of Congress More info...

Congress.gov


Publisher: Library of Congress

Congress.gov (formerly THOMAS) is a website which provides free access to legislative information. Extensive information on both Houses, the members, and past and current legislation.



Contains

Government Information

Subject Coverage

Political Science
Essay and General Literature Index (H.W. Wilson) EBSCO More info...

Essay and General Literature Index (H.W. Wilson)


Publisher: EBSCO

A bibliographic database that cites essays and articles contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. Now includes nearly 86,000 essays from almost 700 collections. Essays from more than 300 volumes and more than 20 annuals and serial publications are added annually. Also provides full bibliographic information on collective titles indexed. Focuses on the humanities and social sciences, with subject coverage ranging from economics, political science, and history to criticism of literary works, drama, and film.

Searchable by personal and corporate author, title, subject, and keyword, and also by Dewey and LC classification numbers, publisher, publication year, ISBN and ISSN, series, and country of publication.

Type of coverage: Bibliographic citations to articles/chapters in books and annuals.

 



Contains

Indexes & Abstracts

Subject Coverage

Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Psychology, Political Science, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies, Music, Business, Art, Language and Literature, History
Essay and General Literature Retrospective (H.W. Wilson) EBSCO More info...

Essay and General Literature Retrospective (H.W. Wilson)


Publisher: EBSCO

The Essay & General Literature Index Retrospective offers access to tens of thousands of essays that are otherwise all but inaccessible. The database unlocks a wealth of information in thousands of collections and anthologies and cites more than 249,000 essays in collections back to 1900 as well as full-text books. Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences, including literary works, art history, drama, and film (From publisher's web site).



Contains

Indexes & Abstracts

Subject Coverage

Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Psychology, Political Science, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies, Music, Business, Language and Literature, History
Findlaw FindLaw More info...

Findlaw


Publisher: FindLaw

This website has access to U.S. Supreme Court decisions from 1893 to the present. Users can search by year, case name, full text, or citation.



Contains

Government Information, Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

Political Science, Pre-Law and Paralegal, Sociology and Criminal Justice
FLITE U.S. Department of Commerce More info...

FLITE


Publisher: U.S. Department of Commerce

This website has U.S. Supreme Court case decisions from 1937-1975. Users can search by case name or keyword.



Contains

Government Information

Subject Coverage

History, Political Science, Pre-Law and Paralegal, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Fuente Academica Premier EBSCO More info...

Fuente Academica Premier


Publisher: EBSCO

Fuente Academica Priemier is a rapidly growing collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain, covering all major subject areas and designed to make academic research readily accessible in PDF format. Users enjoy relevant search results due to detailed abstracts in multiple languages and EBSCO’s comprehensive indexing of every article. Fuente Académica Premier offers the full text for more than 650 publications and 30 academic books from 18 countries. Fuente Académica Premier covers all major subject areas with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology. Continuously expanding archives include Boletín del CEMLA (1955 – present) and the complete backfile of Darwiniana, published since 1922. (publisher - Jan 2015)



Contains

Full Text Articles, Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals, Spanish language content available

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, Business, Computer Science, History, Library Science, Medicine and Health, Political Science, Pre-Law and Paralegal, Religion
Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson) EBSCO More info...

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson)


Publisher: EBSCO

The Humanities & Social Sciences Retrospective allows instant searching of the equivalent of 46 printed volumes: International Index: 18 volumes, 1907 - March 1965 Social Sciences & Humanities Index: 9 volumes April 1965 – March 1974 Humanities Index: 10 volumes: April 1974 – March 1984 Social Sciences Index: 9 volumes April 1974 – March 1983



Contains

Indexes & Abstracts

Subject Coverage

Art, Marketing, History, Language and Literature, Library Science, Mass Communication, Music, Political Science, Pre-Law and Paralegal, Psychology, Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies
Internal Revenue Service Internal Revenue Service More info...

Internal Revenue Service


Publisher: Internal Revenue Service

About Internal Revenue Service Home Page IRS tax forms and instruction guides downloadable and printable.



Contains

Government Information

Subject Coverage

Useful and Interesting, Accounting, Political Science
International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences GaleGroup More info...

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences


Publisher: GaleGroup

Covers scholarship and fields that have emerged and matured since the publication of the original international edition. Highlights the expanding influence of economics in social science research and features new articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences



Contains

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice, Psychology, Political Science
JSTOR JSTOR More info...

JSTOR


Publisher: JSTOR

JSTOR is a not-for-profit organization with a dual mission to create and maintain a trusted archive of important scholarly journals, and to provide access to these journals as widely as possible. JSTOR offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. The journals archived in JSTOR span many disciplines.



Contains

Book Reviews, Full Text Articles, Literary Criticism, Scholarly Journals

Subject Coverage

Religion, Political Science, Business, Language and Literature, General and Multidisciplinary, History
Kaiser Health News Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation More info...

Kaiser Health News


Publisher: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Health News is a source for news and current events relating to health care delivery and health care policy at the state and federal levels.



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Subject Coverage

Medicine and Health, Political Science
Legal Collection EBSCO More info...

Legal Collection


Publisher: EBSCO

This database contains full text for nearly 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals. The Legal Collection is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.



Contains

Full Text Articles, Scholarly Journals

Subject Coverage

Pre-Law and Paralegal, Political Science
Legal Information Institute, The Cornell University Law School More info...

Legal Information Institute, The


Publisher: Cornell University Law School

This website provides online access to Supreme Court decisions since May 1990 through Project Hermes. They also have over 600 of the most important historical cases available online in a separate file searchable by topic.



Contains

Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

History, Political Science, Pre-Law and Paralegal
Military & Government Collection EBSCO More info...

Military & Government Collection


Publisher: EBSCO

Military and Government Collection provides full text from over 330 military and general interest publications. This database also offers indexing and abstracts for over 370 magazines. Some titles included are Military Review, Parameters, Army Times, and Defense. Designed to bring current news to all branches of the military.



Contains

Government Information, Indexes & Abstracts

Subject Coverage

Newspapers/Current Events, Political Science, History
New Deal Network Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute More info...

New Deal Network


Publisher: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute

This database of over 20,000 materials includes primary sources such as photographs, political cartoons, speeches, letters, and other documents related to the New Deal. These materials were collected and digitized from the FDR Presidential Library, the National Archives, the Library of Congress, and other organizations. Lesson plans, artwork, and poetry related to the New Deal or written during that era are included. An interesting feature called Archives in the Attic offers a variety of New Deal-related documents submitted by users from their personal collections. Although the Roosevelt Institute continues to maintain the site, no further content is being added or developed.



Contains

Digital Images, Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

History, Political Science
North Central Texas Council of Governments North Central Texas Council of Governments More info...

North Central Texas Council of Governments


Publisher: North Central Texas Council of Governments

Statistical and demographic information for the DFW area.



Contains

Government Information, Statistics

Subject Coverage

Political Science, Texas
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Gale Group More info...

Opposing Viewpoints in Context


Publisher: Gale Group

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more (www.gale.cengage.com).



Contains

Current Events

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, Newspapers/Current Events, Business, Mass Communication, Political Science
Oyez (U.S. Supreme Court Media) IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law More info...

Oyez (U.S. Supreme Court Media)


Publisher: IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

The Oyez Project at Chicago-Kent is a multimedia archive devoted to the Supreme Court of the United States and its work. It aims to be a complete and authoritative source for all audio recorded in the Court since the installation of a recording system in October 1955. The Project also provides authoritative information on all justices and offers a virtual reality tour of portions of the Supreme Court building, including the chambers of some of the justices - from the "About" page on the Oyez website.



Contains

Government Information, Media

Subject Coverage

Political Science, Pre-Law and Paralegal, Sociology and Criminal Justice
President Obama's Cabinet United States More info...

President Obama's Cabinet


Publisher: United States

The tradition of the Cabinet dates back to the beginnings of the Presidency itself. Established in Article II, Section 2, of the Constitution, the Cabinet's role is to advise the President on any subject he may require relating to the duties of each member's respective office. The Cabinet includes the Vice President and the heads of 15 executive departments — the Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Labor, State, Transportation, Treasury, and Veterans Affairs, as well as the Attorney General.



Contains

Government Information

Subject Coverage

Political Science
Proquest Dissertations & Theses: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection ProQuest More info...

Proquest Dissertations & Theses: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection


Publisher: ProQuest

Humanities and social sciences - dissertations
This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses on humanities and social sciences.
Full Text Included
Subject area(s):
History, Dissertations & Theses, The Arts, Social Sciences, Literature & Language
Coverage: 1637-Current



Contains

Dissertations & Theses

Subject Coverage

Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Political Science, Language and Literature, History
Race Relations Abstracts EBSCO More info...

Race Relations Abstracts


Publisher: EBSCO


Contains

Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals

Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice, Political Science
Sage Journals Sage More info...

Sage Journals


Publisher: Sage

Provides access to journals for the Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Technology, and Medicine.



Contains

Full Text Articles, Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals

Subject Coverage

Marketing, History, Language and Literature, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Biochemistry, Biology, Sociology and Criminal Justice
State of Texas web site State of Texas More info...

State of Texas web site


Publisher: State of Texas

The State of Texas web site is intended to serve as the official compilation of Texas State Government electronic resources and an index of Texas agency web sites and services. The site is organized by subject to provide a collection of links and portals designed to allow citizens, visitors, businesses, state government, and others to quickly and efficiently locate appropriate resources.



Contains

Government Information

Subject Coverage

Political Science, Texas
Texas Legislature Online State of Texas More info...

Texas Legislature Online


Publisher: State of Texas

The offical website for information about the Texas Legislature. Information updates to this web site occur approximately 15 minutes to 1 hour after the information is entered into the legislature's internal computer system.



Contains

Government Information

Subject Coverage

Political Science, Texas
THOMAS World Wide Web System The Library of Congress More info...

THOMAS World Wide Web System


Publisher: The Library of Congress

THOMAS is a website which provides free access to legislative information. The major Thomas databases include: "House Floor This Week," "House Floor Now," and "Quick Search of Text of Bills." The Congressional Record is also available.



Contains

Government Information

Subject Coverage

Political Science
U.S. Supreme Court Website Supreme Court of the United States More info...

U.S. Supreme Court Website


Publisher: Supreme Court of the United States

This website has slip opinions, electronic versions of the United States Reports (volume 502 onward), and other useful information for Supreme Court cases. They caution users that print versions are the official source.



Contains

Government Information

Subject Coverage

Political Science, Pre-Law and Paralegal
United Nations Yearbook United Nations, Dept. of Public Information More info...

United Nations Yearbook


Publisher: United Nations, Dept. of Public Information

"The Yearbook of the United Nations—published by the Department of Public Information—stands as the authoritative reference work on the activities and concerns of the Organization. Based on official UN documents, the Yearbook provides comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal issues, and institutional, administrative and budgetary matters. Each of the sixty-four volumes of the Yearbook, dating back to the 1946–47 edition, includes the texts of all major General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council resolutions and decisions, and places them in a narrative context of UN consideration, deliberation and action." - UN Yearbook website



Contains

Current Events, Historical/Primary Resources

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, History, Political Science, Sociology and Criminal Justice
United States Legislative Branch The Library of Congress More info...

United States Legislative Branch


Publisher: The Library of Congress

The official website for the United States Legislative branch. Includes the Congressional Directory



Contains

Government Information

Subject Coverage

Political Science
US Census Bureau: QuickFacts for Texas U.S. Census Bureau More info...

US Census Bureau: QuickFacts for Texas


Publisher: U.S. Census Bureau

This is useful for research when you need to know community population statistics. You can search for statistics on individual cities or counties.



Contains

Government Information, Statistics

Subject Coverage

Political Science, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Texas
USA.gov U.S. Government More info...

USA.gov


Publisher: U.S. Government

As the U.S. government's official web portal, USA.gov makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web. USA.gov also serves as the catalyst for a growing electronic government.



Contains

Government Information

Subject Coverage

Useful and Interesting, Political Science
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