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19th Century British Pamphlets  1545  1900  [Indexes and Abstracts]

Digital primary source collection of more than 20,000 pamphlets digitized from research universities in the United Kingdom. A wide range of topics are covered, focusing on political and economic life in 19th century Britain. While the bulk of the collection is from the 19th century, there are some pamphlets included going back to 1545. Specific collections include: Bristol Selected Pamphlets, Cowen Tracts, Earl Grey Pamphlets Collection, Foreign and Commonwealth Office Collection, Hume Tracts, Knowsley Pamphlet Collection, and LSE Selected Pamphlets.

A New Nation Votes: American Election Returns, 1787-1825      [Indexes and Abstracts]

A New Nation Votes is a searchable collection of election returns from the earliest years of American democracy. The data were compiled by Philip Lampi. The American Antiquarian Society and Tufts University Digital Collections and Archives have mounted it online with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

African Newspapers, 1800-1922  1800  1922  [Indexes and Abstracts]

Provides access to more than 40 fully searchable African newspapers covering issues and events between 1800 and 1922

Almanac of American Politics      [e-book]

Profiles every senator, representative and governor, as well as the people and politics of every state and congressional district.

America's Historical Newspapers 1690-1922      [Indexes and Abstracts]

Includes Early American Newspapers series 1 through 7, 1690-1922, and Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980. Series 1 (1690 - 1876) provides images and full-text content access to historic newspapers listed in Clarence Brigham's authoritative bibliography and in additional subsequent bibliographies. Series 2 (1758 - 1900) focuses on the 18th- and 19th-century newspapers. Series 3 (1829 - 1922) focuses on the 19th- and 20th-century newspapers including Civil War, Reconstruction, the Progressive Era and beyond. Series 4 (1756 - 1922); Series 5 (1777 - 1922); Series 6 (1741 - 1922); Series 7 (1773 - 1922)

American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies  1939  present  [Indexes and Abstracts]

Provides information on East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union. Sources indexed include journals, books, dissertations, online resources and selected government publications published in the U.S. and Canada.

American State Papers 1789-1838      [Indexes and Abstracts]

Legislative and executive documents originating from the period between 1789 and the beginning of the "U.S. Congressional Serial Set" in 1817.

Annual Reviews      [Electronic Journals Collection]

Search full text of Annual Reviews covering the biomedical, physical and social sciences, and economics.

Cambridge Journals Online      [Electronic Journals Collection]

Provides full text for over 100 journals in the humanities, sciences and social sciences.

Census of population and housing (1990). Block statistics.      [CD Rom]

Selected block-level data including total population, age, race, and Hispanic origin, housing units,

Census of population and housing (1990). Equal employment opportunity file.      [CD Rom]

Includes detailed civilian labor force data from the 1990 census, including occupation and education attainment distribution by sex, race, and Hispanic origin.

Congress Daily      [Indexes and Abstracts]

Information on the key players and legislative process on Capitol Hill.

CountryData.com      [Indexes and Abstracts]

Financial, political and economic risk ratings for approximately 140 countries.

CQ PUBLIC AFFAIRS COLLECTION      [Indexes and Abstracts]

The CQ Public Affairs Collection is a full-text resource from Congressional Quarterly Press that contains statistical and historical analyses, historic documents and primary source materials, as well as a directory of key government, nonprofit, and private organizations in major policy areas.

Digital National Security Archive      [Indexes and Abstracts]

The Digital National Security Archive, with over 35,000 documents, provides access to what has been called "the largest collection of contemporary declassified national security information outside the United States Government".

Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion      [e-book]

The Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion traces the roots of the relationship between politics and religion from antiquity to the present, revealing how it has shaped public discourse, social attitudes, collective action, and national and international policy, particularly during the past two centuries.

Europa World Plus      [Indexes and Abstracts]

Electronic, full-text version of the print series, Europa World Year Book. This title provides lengthy essays covering politics, government, history, economics and international agencies for every country in the world.

Expanded Academic ASAP      [Indexes and Abstracts]

Articles from more than 1,500 scholarly, trade, and general-interest publications, including national news and commentary. Coverage is from 1980 to current and is updated daily. Some full text is available.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service  1941  1996  [Indexes and Abstracts]

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports presents translated broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals and government statements from nations around the globe.

Gallup Analytics      [Indexes and Abstracts]

Gallup Analytics provides access to trended data for the U.S. back to the 1930's and a decade of data from more than 160 countries. It includes data sources from Gallup World Poll, Gallup Daily Tracking, and Gallup Brain.

HAPI Online      [Indexes and Abstracts]

Scholarship on Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the United States: citations to articles, book reviews, documents, literary works, and other material in more than 500 international social science and humanities journals, published from 1970 to the present. Many citations are linked to full-text.

HeinOnline      [Database]

Legal research collection of current and historical materials, including full-text law journals and texts; Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals; U.S. laws, regulations, cases and Congressional materials; international treaties and constitutions, foreign and comparative law materials, United Nations and League of Nations publications; and Jessup moot court information.

Homeland Security Digital Library      [Indexes and Abstracts]

The Homeland Security Digital Library collection provides quick access to important U.S. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents as well as specialized resources such as theses and reports from various universities, organizations and local and state agencies in the field of homeland defense and security related research.

Hotline      [Indexes and Abstracts]

Coverage of daily political news.

India from Crown Rule to Republic, 1945-1949: Records of the U.S. State Department      [Database]

Digitized collection of documents from the U.S. State Department Central Classified Files relating to the internal affairs of India and U.S. relations with India during the critical period of transition to formal independence. Includes special reports on political and military affairs, socioeconomic studies, interviews and meeting minutes with foreign government officials, documents received by U.S. diplomats, translations of foreign government documents (including speeches, memos, transcripts of meetings) and foreign newspapers.

iPOLL Databank      [Indexes and Abstracts]

The iPOLL Databank from the Roper Center Public Opinion Archives focuses on national scope surveys and contains not only the complete question text and responses to half a million questions from as far back as 1935, but also information such as study abstracts, links to questionnaires, datasets and citation information where available.

Jane's Information Group      [Indexes and Abstracts]

Jane's periodicals and databases, with information on defense, security, weapons, terrorism, intelligence, and public safety.

JSTOR      [Electronic Journals Collection]

JSTOR includes scholarship published in more than 1,400 of the highest-quality academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as monographs and other materials valuable for academic work.

Landmark documents in American history  1492  1995  [Indexes and Abstracts]

Contains nearly 1,300 full-text documents from American history from 1492 to 1995 with biographies of major figures associated with many of the documents. Includes court decisions, laws, treaties, speeches, and letters, each with an introductory essay placing it in historical context.

Latin American Newspapers Series 1, 1805-1922  1805  1922  [Indexes and Abstracts]

Provides access to more than 45 fully searchable Latin American newspapers covering people, issues and events of the region between 1805 and 1922.

Latin American Newspapers Series 2, 1822-1922  1822  1922  [Indexes and Abstracts]

This second series of digitized Latin American Newspapers expands the number of searchable titles available from this region by more than 250 additional titles. Includes newspapers published in English, Spanish and Portuguese from 20 countries.

LexisNexis Academic      [Indexes and Abstracts]

Includes articles from major American newspapers and regional papers, statistics, company financial information, country and state profiles, and medical information. Major source for federal case law and statutes, the U.S. Code, law reviews, and state legal research.

Liberation Movement in Africa and African America      [Database]

Composed of FBI surveillance files on the activities of the African Liberation Support Committee and All African People’s Revolutionary Party; this collection provides two unique views on African American support for liberation struggles in Africa, the issue of Pan-Africanism, and the role of African independence movements as political leverage for domestic Black struggles. Material from 1970-1985.

Making of the Modern World  1450  1850  [Indexes and Abstracts]

Full-text searching of digital facsimile images of literature on economy and business, published from 1450 through 1850.

National Journal Online      [Journals]

Full text nonpartisan weekly on politics, policy and government.

Oxford African American Studies Center      [Indexes and Abstracts]

The Oxford African American Studies Center is a comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.

Oxford Bibliographies      [Indexes and Abstracts]

High-level overviews of scholarship written by top names in the field get researchers and faculty up to speed quickly on topics beyond an area of expertise.

PAIS      [Indexes and Abstracts]

This resource covers issues in public policy, combining both PAIS Archive and PAIS International, with coverage from 1915 to present. Sources include journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material and more. The resource provides a broad perspective on social and public policies, from historical (Prohibition, civil rights, McCarthyism) to current (health policy, climate change, terrorism).

Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin: Beyond the Daughters of Bilitis      [Database]

Digitized documents from the papers of Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, founders of the first lesbian rights organization in the United States, the Daughters of Bilitis. This collection focuses on Lyon and Martin’s work with other organizations such as ACLE, the Kinsey Institute for Sex Research, the Council on Religion and the Homosexual, and the National Organization for Women, as well as covering the research and reception of Martin’s book Battered Wives. See also the related collection: Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin and the Daughters of Bilitis.

Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin and the Daughters of Bilitis      [Database]

Digitized documents on the founding and growth of the homophile movement, especially the Daughters of Bilitis, the first lesbian rights organization in U.S. history, founded by Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin. The collection also includes copies of The Ladder, the monthly magazine for the Daughters of Bilitis, as well as early meeting minutes, correspondence, chapter records, membership data, and manuscripts. See also the related collection: Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin: Beyond the Daughters of Bilitis.

PolicyFile  1990 -    [Indexes and Abstracts]

Provides access to research from major think tanks, research organizations, and university research programs. Contains information on a complete range of policy issues, both domestic and international. Updated weekly.

Political History of America's Wars      [Indexes and Abstracts]

Political History of America's Wars chronicles more than 200 years of America's involvement in major wars, rebellions, and insurrections--from the American Revolution to Operation Iraqi Freedom, combining narrative history with extensive use of primary source documents and informative biographies.

Political Science - Oxford Bibliographies      [Indexes and Abstracts]

Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on political science. Bibliographies are browseable by subject area and keyword searchable. Contains a "My OBO" function that allows users to create personalized bibliographies of individual citations from different bibliographies.

Project Muse      [Electronic Journals Collection]

Provides electronic access to the full text of Johns Hopkins University Press' 40+ scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.

ProQuest congressional publications      [Indexes and Abstracts]

A major online resource for information on all aspects of Congressional work. Includes hearing transcripts, committee reports, bills, committee prints, the Congressional Record, the Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations, and public laws. (Formerly known as LexisNexis Congressional Universe)

ProQuest Statistical Insight and Statistical Datasets      [Indexes and Abstracts]

Statistical Insight allows users to search summaries of statistical publications, then link to the full-text of selected publications. Statistical DataSets is a web-based tool that allows you to create easy-to-export charts, tables, and graphs from several million different data points. Data sources include government information like census data, as well as licensed data sets.

Public Documents Masterfile      [Indexes and Abstracts]

An electronic guide to federal, state, local and international public documents, spanning over 200 years of publication, in a single searchable database. Contains two types of records, full bibliographic records and brief records comprised of index terms or pointers to public documents cumulations or catalogs.

Race Relations Abstracts      [Indexes and Abstracts]

Race Relations Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. Records are selected from many of the top titles within the discipline, including Race, Ethnicity & Education and Ethnic & Racial Studies.

Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)  1898    [Indexes and Abstracts]

Provides author, subject and citation access to journal articles and book reviews in the social sciences. Coverage from 1898. Part of Web of Science.

South Asian Newspapers, 1864-1922  1864  1922  [Indexes and Abstracts]

Provides online access to a select group of South Asian newspapers from the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Statesman's Yearbook      [Database]

Supreme Court Compendium      [e-book]

The Supreme Court Compendium covers the Court's history and development as an institution; its caseload and decision making; the justices' backgrounds, nominations, and confirmations; the Court's relationships with the public, the media, and other governmental and judicial bodies; and public views on the Court and its decisions.

The British Mandate in Palestine, Arab-Jewish Relations, and the U.S. Consulate at Jerusalem, 1920-1944      [Database]

Culled from the U.S. National Archives, this collection consists of correspondence and telegrams received and sent by the American consular post in Jerusalem. The topics covered by these records include the protection of interests of American citizens, foreign trade, shipping, and immigration. Includes significant material related to the British Mandate in Palestine.

The French Mandate in The Lebanon, Christian-Muslim Relations, and the U.S. Consulate at Beirut, 1920-1941      [Database]

Culled from the U.S. National Archives, this collection consists of correspondence and telegrams received and sent by the American consular post in Beirut. The topics covered by these records include the protection of interests of American citizens, foreign trade, shipping, and immigration. Includes material on the French Mandate in Syria-Lebanon – the Druse Rebellion of 1925, religious and political conflict, the failure of the Franco-Lebanese Treaty of 1936, the creation of a new mandate administration in Syria in 1939, and more.

The Hindu Conspiracy Cases: Activities of the Indian Independence Movement in the U.S., 1908-1933      [Database]

Digitized documents from the Justice Department Library and U.S. National Archives covering the “Hindu Conspiracy Case,” a series of arrests and later trials against Indian Nationalists active in the United States, bankrolled by Germans interested in supporting the overthrow of British colonial rule in India.

The King and the People in Morocco, 1950-1959: U.S. State Department Records on the Internal Affairs of Morocco      [Database]

Morocco’s strategic location has shaped its history. After gaining independence in 1956, Morocco made great strides toward economic and political liberalization. The sultan Muhammad V, ruling his newly independent nation, proclaimed his intention of turning it into a constitutional monarchy. His first act was to transform himself into a monarch and assume the title of king. The Moroccan government undertook a number of economic, social, and political reforms, including the drafting of a constitution.

US Congressional Serial Set 1817-1980      [Indexes and Abstracts]

Reports, documents and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

Vanderbilt Television News Archive      [Indexes and Abstracts]

Access to online video from Vanderbilt's archive collection of CNN material only, plus abstracts for the remainder of the collection which holds more than 30,000 individual network evening news broadcasts from the major U.S. national broadcast networks and more than 9,000 hours of special news-related programming.

Vital Statistics on American Politics      [e-book]

Covers a wide range of topics: elections, Congress, the presidency, and the judiciary, information on the media, campaign finances; foreign, social, and economic policy; and a variety of issues related to state and local government. Coverage is not limited to "hard" data, rankings of public officials' reputations, content analyses of media coverage, and public opinion data about policy issues are also included.

Women's Studies International  1972  present  [Indexes and Abstracts]

Covers the core disciplines in Women's Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Includes the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education. Over 2,000 periodical sources are represented.

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts      [Indexes and Abstracts]

This database provides abstracts and indexing of the international literature of political science and international relations, along with complementary fields, including international law and public administration/policy. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500+ serials publications and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations and working papers.