19th Century British Pamphlets 1545 1900 [Primary Sources]
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 12, 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); Series 8 (1844-1922); Series 9 (1832-1922); Series 10 (1730-1900); Series 11 (1803-1899); Series 12 (1821-1900)
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 Core [Database]
Cambridge Core, the platform for Cambridge University Press's academic content, contains over 1 million journal articles and 30,000+ books in Arts, Engineering, Humanities, Medicine, Social Sciences, and Science.
Selected block-level data including total population, age, race, and Hispanic origin, housing units,
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.
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".
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.
Guerra Civil Española [Database]
This collection contains 3,000 rare pamphlets, including publications from Spain, Portugal, Latin America and the Philippines, as well as more than 100 German pamphlets published in Spanish. Distributed throughout Spain, Germany, Italy, the Soviet Union and North America, the pamphlets in this collection represent the opinions and philosophies of the insurgents, anarchists, socialists and communists. The pamphlets contain a wealth of information on Spanish and international history, ideology, political science, church and state conflicts, nationalism, socialism, fascism and communism.
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.
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.
This collection documents the activist and professional activities of Donald S. Lucas, an important figure in the early homosexual civil rights movement; there also are a limited number of documents of a personal nature. The period covered ranges from 1941 to 1998. The vast majority of the collection, however, dates from 1953 to 1969. The strength of the collection lies in the administrative and work files of the Mattachine Society, the Mattachine Review, Pan-Graphic Press, and the Central City Target Area of the San Francisco EOC.
Hotline [Indexes and Abstracts]
Coverage of daily political news.
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.
International African Bibliography Online [Database]
The International African Bibliography Online (IABO) is a specialist bibliography of African Studies and contains 140,000 entries of the International African Bibliography published in the years 1971 to 2015 and about 4,000 new publications will be added per year. The IABO can be browsed by categories and offers detailed search options.
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.
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.
National Journal Online [Journals]
Full text nonpartisan weekly on politics, policy and government.
Nexis Uni [Indexes and Abstracts]
Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis - including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790 - with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.
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.
Oxford Bibliographies - Political Science [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.
PAIS Index [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).
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.
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.
Policy File Index 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.
This collection of periodicals focuses on newsletters issued by gay and lesbian political and social activist organizations throughout the country and on periodicals devoted to gay and lesbian political and social activist agendas. Carefully selected for rarity from the thousands of titles in the GLBT Historical Society archives, the collection features more than 200 newsletter and periodical titles totaling nearly 8,000 issues.
Project MUSE [Electronic Journals Collection]
Provides electronic access to the full text of Johns Hopkins University Press's scholarly publications 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 Social Sciences Premium Collection [Indexes and Abstracts]
Index and full text databases on the social sciences, including politics, sociology, education and criminal justice.
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. It includes U.S. statistical abstracts from 1878 - 2012. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Making of the Modern World [Primary Sources]
Full-text searching of mainly of monographs, reports, correspondence, speeches, and surveys, published from 1450 through 1914. This collection covers social, economic, and business history, as well as political science, technology, industrialization, and the birth of the modern corporation - tracking the development of the modern, western world through the lens of trade and wealth.
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 and NBC 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.
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.