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A to Z maps online

Provides a database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. Included in the maps are: political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month

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AAD

Provides searching of and digital access to selected records held by the U.S. National Archives and Record Administration. Covers records from 1800 to the present day in all fields: immigration, business, military, genealogy, wars, international relations, and geographic regions. Simple key word and advanced searching possible

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1800-present
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AAD

Provides searching of and digital access to selected records held by the U.S. National Archives and Record Administration. Covers records from 1800 to the present day in all fields: immigration, business, military, genealogy, wars, international relations, and geographic regions. Simple key word and advanced searching possible

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1800-present
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Full Text

America's historical imprints

Provides a single search site for the following individual Early American Imprint databases: Evans: 1639 - 1800; Shaw : 1801 - 1819; and Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia: 1801 - 1819. Keyword and Advanced search features plus browsing by genre, publisher, author, place of publication, subject, and language. Full-text access to all content listed. Newsbank

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1639 -1819
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Full Text

Bibliography of native North Americans

Indexes popular and scholarly journal articles, essays, Native American/First People's newspapers, books, and book reviews on all aspects of Native Americans. Contains citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Covers history, biography, anthropology, politics, literature, governance, gaming, culture, archaeology, and many other fields. Searchable fields include author, title, abstract, keyword, people, company, geographic terms, and publication. EBSCOhost

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1600 - present
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Some Full Text

Catalog of U.S. government publications

Serves as a finding tool for electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government. The CGP is the online counterpart of the Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications, which dates from the passage of the Printing Act of 1895. Some records provided direct links to online publications. The catalog will grow to include records for publications dating back to the late 1800s

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1976 to present
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Some Full Text
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Ciao

Provides access to scholarship in the area of international affairs. Includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, case studies, books, journals, and policy briefs. Provides an interactive world atlas that links to country reports from the Economist Intelligence Unit. Updated monthly

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1991 - present
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Full Text

Colonial state papers

Provides users with access to primary source documents centering on North American affairs from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. It integrates the collection Privy Council and Related Bodies: America and West Indies, Colonial Papers (CO 1) from The National Archives and the Calendar of State Papers, Colonial: North America and the West Indies 1574-1739. The sources can be searched by keyword, title, place of origin, collection, or index terms. The "Calendar of State Papers, Colonial: North America and the West Indies 1574-1739" is a bibliographic resource making available more than 40,000 descriptive records covering CO 1 plus many documents from many other collections relating to the colonial past. Many of these bibliographic records include scans of the original document, full transcriptions, extracts, or summary abstracts. Includes the helpful "Reading Older Documents" for those reading documents in the original handwriting or paleography. Colonial State Papers Online allows the researcher to search both CO 1 and the Calendar together or separately. Proquest

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1574 to 1757
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Full Text

Congress and the nation

Offers comprehensive and signature coverage of Congressional action from 1945 to 2008. The online edition includes the following: over 60 years of coverage of politics and policy; tables, graphs, and charts that help explain the issues; search and browse capabilities within consistent topics areas from one volume to the next; and a linkable cumulative index for all volumes

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1945-2012
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Full Text
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Congress.gov

Provides accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Printing Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the LOC's Congressional Research Service. Updated the morning after a session adjourns. THOMAS will be accessible, predecessor of Congress.gov, will be available until all data sets are migrated to Congress.gov

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1995 - present
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Full Text

Congressional publications. Executive branch document, 1789-1945

Provides full-text access to all executive branch publications produced by federal government agencies, departments, etc. Includes documents listed in the Checklist of Public Documents 1789-1909

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1789-1945
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Full Text

CQ almanac

Offers access to original reports by the CQ staff of all the activity of Congress since congressional year 1945, the first year covered in the print edition. The reports provide summaries and analyses of all people, legislation, elections, and issues for any given congressional year. Database may be searched by subject, decade, or congressional year. Policy Tracker allows the researcher to follow a policy topic through the years. Tables, graphs, and charts are also used when helpful to display information in a more accessible way

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2007 to present
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CQ Congress collection

Presents biographical and voting information on all members of Congress, beginning with the 79th congress (1945). This resource also provides summaries and analyses by the CQ staff of the history and development, members, and current legislative activity of Congress. Public policy legislation is addressed under 23 broad topics (e.g. Agriculture, Civil Rights) and numerous subtopics. The information is accessible by topic, key vote, interest group rankings of members of Congress, CQ analyses, summaries of Supreme Court cases that relate to Congress, and more. This resource is a part of the CQ Press Electronic Library

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2003 to present
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CQ Congress collection

Presents biographical and voting information on all members of Congress, beginning with the 79th congress (1945). This resource also provides summaries and analyses by the CQ staff of the history and development, members, and current legislative activity of Congress. Public policy legislation is addressed under 23 broad topics (e.g. Agriculture, Civil Rights) and numerous subtopics. The information is accessible by topic, key vote, interest group rankings of members of Congress, CQ analyses, summaries of Supreme Court cases that relate to Congress, and more. This resource is a part of the CQ Press Electronic Library

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2003 to present
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Full Text

CQ Press library

Makes available through a single interface access to a suite of CQ Press online resources. These resources include the periodicals CQ Researcher online and CQ Weekly; the databases CQ Congress Collection, CQ Supreme Court Collection, CQ Public Affairs Collection, and CQ Voting and Elections Collection; and the online editions of CQ Almanac, Congress and the Nation, Historic Documents Series, Political Handbook of the World, CQ's Politics in America, Supreme Court Yearbook, Vital Statistics on American Politics, and the Washington Information Directory. This Suite may be searched by keyword (titles or all text)by any individual resource in the suite, by general topic (Congress, Courts, Public Policy), by document type (primary source, encyclopedia entry, map, key vote), or by event date. Coverage is from 1945 to the present

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2002 to present
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CQ Press Political reference suite of online editions

Integrates many of CQ Press's acclaimed reference titles on government and politics, including A to Z Series, Supreme Court Yearbook Series, Congress and the Nation Series, The Contemporary Middle East, Encyclopedia of Indian Policy and Law, The Encyclopedia of Political Science, Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion, The New York Times on the Presidency, Encyclopedia of Religion in America, The New York Times on the Supreme Court, Encyclopedia of the First Amendment, The Supreme Court Compendium, Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History, Vital Statistics on American Politics, Guides Series, Vital Statistics on the Presidency, Historic Documents, Voter Turnout in the United States 1789-2009, Political Handbook of the World, Washington Information Directory, and Political History of America's Wars

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1789-current
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Full Text

CQ public affairs collection

Covers 22 major public affairs subject headings (Agriculture and Nutrition; Business, Banking, Commerce and Economics; Education, etc). This resource offers reports on important issues, access to primary sources, statistical and historical analyses, and a directory of the important public and private organizations involved. The information may be searched by keyword using basic or advanced search interfaces. A list of "hot topics" provides ideas for beginning researchers

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2002 to present
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Full Text

CQ Supreme Court collection

Provides summaries and analyses of major supreme court cases, access to the full text of the cases, biographical information on the Supreme Court justices, and the institutional history of the Court. The information may be searched by keyword, justice's name, case name, document type, constitutional area and more. Coverage includes major Court decisions and all the cases that received written opinions by the Burger, Rehnquist, and Robert's courts (Oct 1969 to present)

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2002 to present
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Full Text

CQ voting and elections collection

Integrates data, analyses, explanations, and historical material to provide a research and reference tool on the American voter, major and minor political parties, campaigns and elections, and historical and modern races for Congress, the presidency, and governorships. Organized into six categories: presidential elections, congressional elections, gubernatorial elections, campaigns and elections, political parties, and voters and demographics

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1789 - present
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Multimedia

CQ's politics in America

Contains in-depth profiles of every member of Congress as well as data on their constituencies, apportionment, and redistricting. Browsing available by state, party affiliation, or name

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2000-present
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Full Text

CRS reports

Provides full-text access to all reports from 1916 to the present prepared by the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress for members, committees, and staff of the U.S. Congress. Areas of research currently include American Law; Domestic Social Policy; Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade; Government and Finance; Knowledge Services; and Resources, Science and Industry. An important note to researchers: reports are subject to ongoing updates which are noted in issuance dates as distinguished from publication dates. The reports are searchable by index terms, keywords, title, authors, congressional source, witness, congress, and date

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2002 (?) to present
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Full Text

Data.gov

Provides access to publicly available and downloadable datasets, citizen-developed apps, mobile apps, and U.S. government apps. Dataset contributors include federal and state government, universities, non-profits, and other organizations. This site features a searchable data catalog that includes access to raw data and interactive data. Note: by accessing available datasets or tools, you are agreeing to the data policy set by the contributing entity

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Digital national security archive

Provides digital access to 35 collections of declassified government documents from World War II to 2010. This resource's more than 80,000 documents form a collection of government sources unsurpassed in providing primary source information concerning world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions. In addition to the documents the database includes overviews, bibliographies, chronologies, glossaries, and photographs. The database is searchable by keyword, names and organizations, subjects, titles, parties involved, document type, date, and classification (secret, declassified, restricted, confidential, etc)

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1942 to 2010
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Digitization projects registry

Provides a directory listing of all U.S. government publication digitization efforts. Libraries, government agencies, and other non-profit institutions contribute their time and resources to digitize print government documents and make them publicly available online. Users can browse by broad subject categories or by project title

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Encyclopedia of U.S.-Latin American relations

This resource explores years of political, military, economic, and cultural connections between the United States of America and its neighbors to the south. This reference provides a deep reservoir of context for current events in the interactions among the countries of the Americas. CQ Press

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1800-present
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ERIC (EBSCO)

Includes citations and abstracts of documents and journal articles in all areas of education. Both journal articles (designated as EJ) and educational documents (ED) are indexed. The ERIC database originated in 1966 and is the most comprehensive education database available. Some journals are entirely indexed while others are indexed on a selective basis. The documents include curricular materials such as courses of study and lesson plans, as well as conference papers, books, government reports, theses, and a variety of other materials. Many of the documents are available through an online link, and for some others, Baylor has a copy on microfiche. Identical content is available from a variety of vendors; users may choose the vendor they prefer. EBSCOhost

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1966 to present
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Some Full Text
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ERIC (Online : Institute of Education Sciences)

Contains the database directly from the U. S. government and not through a vendor. As a government database, it is available without charge to anyone. The content is the same but the links to BUInfoLinks are buried and few links to full text are given. Includes citations and abstracts of documents and journal articles in all areas of education. Both journal articles (designated as EJ) and educational documents (ED) are indexed. The ERIC database originated in 1966 and is the most comprehensive education database available. Some journals are entirely indexed while others are indexed on a selective basis. The documents include curricular materials such as courses of study and lesson plans, conference papers, books, government reports, theses, and a variety of other materials. Many of the documents are available through an online link, and for some others, Baylor has a copy on microfiche. Identical content is available from a variety of vendors; users may choose the vendor they prefer

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1966 to present
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Some Full Text
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ERIC (ProQuest)

Includes citations and abstracts of documents and journal articles in all areas of education. Both journal articles (designated as EJ) and educational documents (ED) are indexed. The ERIC database originated in 1966 and is the most comprehensive education database available. Some journals are entirely indexed while others are indexed on a selective basis. The documents include curricular materials such as courses of study and lesson plans, conference papers, books, government reports, theses, and a variety of other materials. Many of the documents are available through an online link, and for some others, Baylor has a copy on microfiche. Identical content is available from a variety of vendors; users may choose the vendor they prefer. ProQuest

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1966 to present
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Some Full Text
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Europa world plus

Serves as the online version of The Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Regional Surveys of the World series. This well-known reference work covers political and economic information for more than 250 countries and territories. Print volumes of the Europa Year Book and the Europa World Year Book (1959-2007) are available. Some regions covered provide a Who's Who of that region. The Comparative Statistics section consists of multinational statistics derived from a single source making comparability possible

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2003 - present
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Full Text

Europa world plus

Serves as the online version of The Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Regional Surveys of the World series. This well-known reference work covers political and economic information for more than 250 countries and territories. Print volumes of the Europa Year Book and the Europa World Year Book (1959-2007) are available. Some regions covered provide a Who's Who of that region. The Comparative Statistics section consists of multinational statistics derived from a single source making comparability possible

Date Coverage:
2003 - present
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Full Text

FDsys

Provides authenticated, free online access to official federal government publications. The Federal Digital System (FDsys) allows searching, browsing, downloading of content and metadata for documents and publications. FDsys replaced GPO Access (1994-2011). GPO

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Current
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Full Text

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) daily reports, 1974-1996

This is a United States government agency which translates the text of daily radio and television broadcasts, newspapers and periodicals, government statements, books, and other sources of unrestricted information such as databases and gray literature from non-English sources around the world. Reports with translations are issued for eight world regions daily and cover such topics as military affairs, politics, the environment, societal issues, economics, and science and technology. Reports are available from 1974-1996, part 1 (Middle East, Africa, Near East and South Asia (MEA, NES).This guide details the various collections available at Baylor

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1974-1996
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Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) daily reports, 1974-1996

This is a United States government agency which translates the text of daily radio and television broadcasts, newspapers and periodicals, government statements, books, and other sources of unrestricted information such as databases and gray literature from non-English sources around the world. Reports with translations are issued for eight world regions daily and cover such topics as military affairs, politics, the environment, societal issues, economics, and science and technology. Reports are available from 1974-1996, part 1 (Middle East, Africa, Near East and South Asia (MEA, NES).This guide details the various collections available at Baylor

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1974-1996
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Full Text

Gale opposing viewpoints in context

Combines several sources of information into a single database covering news, current topics, "big issues," and controversies. Indexes and provides abstracts for popular and scholarly articles, news sources, video, reference works, and includes online access to the "Opposing Viewpoints" books. Excellent starting point for shorter research papers, pro/con issues (esp. the "Viewpoints" section), and current issues topics. Browse broad topic areas suggested or search by keyword or advanced search. Limits include document type and year. Excellent maps displaying U.S. demographics on selected topics

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~1990 - present
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Some Full Text

Global road warrior

Provides international travelers with information on over 175 countries and addresses 22 topics of interest such as business culture, communications, demographics, money and banking, points of interest, security, society and culture, tips for businesswomen, transportation, and travel essentials. Maps and photographs are included

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Most recent information available
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Government periodicals index

Indexes U.S. government periodicals and provides links to PDFs or URLs. Covers a variety of subjects and topics. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1988 - present
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Some Full Text

HathiTrust digital library

Serves as a digital repository for major research institutions and libraries to archive their immense digital collections and to ensure that the cultural record that these digital collections represent is preserved and accessible today and in the future. HathiTrust was founded in 2008 and includes content from the Google Books project and Internet Archive

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16th cent. to present
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Some Full Text

Historic documents

Provides a digital edition of all 38 volumes of the print edition annual Historical Documents. Each volume consists of about 100 primary source documents related to the year's most significant events. Included in these documents are presidential speeches, international agreements, and Supreme Court decisions to U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions. These documents can be searched by keyword, browsed by title or subject, or searched by cumulative index. SAGE

Date Coverage:
1972 to present
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Full Text

Historical statistics of the United States

"Contains more than 37,000 annual time series of quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history: population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations, all from the earliest times to the present."--Vendor

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1790 - 2000
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Full Text
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Keesing's world news archive

Archives original, accurate and objective articles providing a digestible but detailed summary of world events, drawn from a wide range of press and other sources in a variety of languages. Indexes every volume, but only those articles from the current and previous year are available in full text

Date Coverage:
1931-present
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Some Full Text

Legal forms library. Texas legal forms

Provides official, state specific, federal, business, personal, real estate, legal and general forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues

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N/A
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Full Text

Legal Information Reference Center

Provides access to consumer legal reference books, publications, state specific forms, and general forms. Includes some forms in Spanish

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N/A
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Legislative & executive publications

Provides information produced by or pertaining to the United States Congress, including House and Senate publications: hearings, documents, reports, prints, and bills. Provides information on members and committees. Also provides access to the Congressional Record, CRS Reports, the United States Code, the Code of Federal Regulations, and the Federal Register. Provides political news content(1995-present) from the Washington Post, Roll Call, and CQ Political Transcripts. ProQuest

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1789 - present
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Full Text
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Legislative & executive publications. Bills & laws (1789- present)

Provides the full text of all versions of all U.S. public and private bills and resolutions from 1789 to the present

Date Coverage:
1789 to present
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Full Text

Legislative & executive publications. Congressional record

Provides access to the digital edition of the official record of the proceedings, debates, and activities of congress including not only an almost verbatim account of the proceedings and debates but also such related materials as communications from the President, executive agencies, memoranda, and petitions. This database is searchable by index terms, keywords, subjects, members of congress, roll call votes, bills, laws, resolutions, content type (letters, summaries, text of bills, etc.), date, and congress. Coverage is from the first congress (1789) to the 105th (1998). Proquest

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1789 - present
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Full Text

Legislative & executive publications. Executive orders and presidential proclamations (1789 - present)

Provides a complete collection of numbered and unnumbered Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations, including those that are published in other sources as well as the Federal Register and cumulated annually in Title 3 of the Code of Federal Regulations

Date Coverage:
1789 to present
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Full Text

Legislative & executive publications. Hearings

Provides digital access to the official record of committee hearings proceedings. The publications of the hearings include the written and oral statements of witnesses, transcripts of the dialogue between committee members and witnesses, all materials submitted by witnesses for the record, and all correspondence and all other materials submitted by interested parties. The hearings can be searched by keyword, title, subject index term, geographical index term, committee name, witness name and affiliation, bill number, congressional number, CIS accession number, and SuDoc number. Coverage is from 1824 to present. Proquest

Date Coverage:
1824 - present
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Full Text

Legislative & Executive Publications. Serial set (1789- present)

Provides digital access to the U.S. Serial Set, a compilation of U.S. government publications collected at the direction of Congress. The publications include congressional materials such as committee reports, publications from the executive branch (messages from the President, periodicals, etc.), Senate executive reports, Senate treaty documents, and various other publications including hearings, investigations, economic statistics, and witness testimonies. These publications are accessible by keyword, title, subject, geographical index terms, bill numbers, congressional numbers, and CIS accession numbers. Coverage is from 1789 to the present. Proquest

Date Coverage:
1789 - present
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Full Text

Legislative & executive publications. Serial set maps (1789-present)

Provides access to high resolution color maps indexed in the U.S. Serial Set Index and the Carto-Bibliography of Maps. The collection entails more than 62,000 maps related to U.S. History. The maps can be searched by keyword, title, map area (subject), map relief method, and names on the maps. A link is available to the full bibliographic record of the original publication in which the map first appeared. Coverage is from 1789 to present. Proquest

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1789 - present
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Full Text

Making of modern law. U.S. Supreme Court records and briefs, 1832-1978

Provides records and briefs brought before the U.S. Supreme Court

Date Coverage:
1832-1978
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Full Text

Military & government collection

Provides indexing and abstracts for popular and scholarly journal articles on military history and government. Covers all continents and eras, some more extensively than others. Basic and advanced searching with limits by scholarly/popular source, date of publication, and publication type. Includes images. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1950s to the present
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Some Full Text

Military & intelligence database collection (Gale)

Draws on diverse publications (books, media, scholarly/ popular/news articles, and images) to provide information on both military and popular topics. Default response is to scholarly and academic sources. Search by keyword, subject, author, etc., with limiters by date, full-text, scholarly, and document type (image, case study, aerial photography, etc.). Materials primarily come from publications by all branches of the military service, trade journals for the defense industry, and scholarly journals in all subjects, as well as popular titles for the general public. Gale/InfoTrac

Date Coverage:
1980-2013
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Some Full Text
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National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) abstracts database

Contains summaries of U.S. and international publications, including federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, audiovisual presentations, and unpublished research on criminal and juvenile justice and drug control. Excludes most legal decisions, opinions, and statutes. Intended to meet the needs of criminal justice professionals, researchers, policymakers, and technical and legal experts. Unique elements of the collection include agency-produced documents and final grant reports of the Office of Justice Programs sponsored research. Documents are either written in English or have an English-language summary. No print version of the database is produced. Covers 1972 to the present. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1972 to present
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Citation + BU Info Links

NBC learn higher ed

NBC Learn, the education arm of NBC News, makes the global resources of NBC News and the historic film and video archive available to teachers, students, schools and universities. The website has digitized stories from the NBC News archives -- one of the largest news archives in the world, dating back to the 1920s. In addition, collections are updated with current events every day, Monday through Friday, with stories from such celebrated programs as NBC Nightly News, the TODAY show, Meet the Press, Dateline NBC, as well as the networks of MSNBC, CNBC, and Telemundo. There are 26 subject areas from economics to environmental sciences. The videos and archival news stories are correlated to state standards and the Common Core, and aligned to more than 25 K-12 and 30 Higher Ed collections

Date Coverage:
1920-present
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NCJRS abstracts database

Contains summaries of more than 180,000 criminal justice publications including federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, audiovisual presentations, and unpublished research on criminal and juvenile justice and drug control. The National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database excludes most legal decisions, opinions, and statutes. Intended to meet the needs of criminal justice professionals, researchers, policymakers, and technical and legal experts. Unique elements of the collection include agency-produced documents and final grant reports of the Office of Justice Programs sponsored research. Documents are either written in English or have an English-language summary. No print version of the database is produced. Covers 1972 to the present. Searchable by author, title, journal name, and general (keyword). Can be limited by language and date range

Date Coverage:
1972 to present
Content Availability:
Citations Only

Oxford bibliographies. International relations

Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on the study of foreign affairs and political interaction between states. 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

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N/A
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Citation + BU Info Links
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Oxford bibliographies. Public health

Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on public health, a field with a mission to assess, develop, and assure the health of a population. 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

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N/A
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Citation + BU Info Links
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Oxford constitutions of the world

"Oxford Constitutions of the World (OCW) is the only resource to contain fully-translated English-language versions of all the world's constitutions (both national and sub-national), accompanied by individual jurisdictional commentaries, and supplementary materials, including foundation documents, historical versions of constitutions, and amendment Acts/Laws." from about page

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PAIS index (ProQuest)

Covers worldwide public policy literature, international relations, and world politics through selective international sources including journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, web content, and more. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1974 to present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links

PolicyMap

Provides demographic, education, health, geographic data and more. Offers the user the capability of presenting the data visually through maps, tables, and reports. This resource is geared toward non-GIS experts who want to analyze large amounts of data

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Political risk yearbook

Offers an annual collection of 100 country reports for academic audiences forecasting the risk of engaging in business in these countries. The analyses address potential risk to three areas of investment: banking and lending, retail, manufacturing, and mining, and exports to a host country. The analyses take into consideration events, political figures, historical and political background, and information on government, key sectors of the economy, and the environment. The database can be searched by country name from a list or from a map

Date Coverage:
1999-present
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ProQuest history vault

Contains the full-text of various U.S. diplomatic and intelligence files, and Department of State files. Collections may be searched collectively or individually and represent diplomatic and intelligence reporting on a range of 20th century history. Primary source. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1914-1969
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Full Text

ProQuest legislative insight

Provides federal legislative histories related to enacted United States public laws. Users can search for histories by the popular name of the law, citation, subject, or by session of Congress. Congressional publications available for searching are bills, reports, documents, hearings, committee prints, the Congressional Record, and CRS Reports. Presidential signing statements are included if available. A historical context document is available for each congress

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ProQuest regulatory insight

Provides federal administrative law histories for individual federal statutes and Executive Orders. This resource is a companion to ProQuest Legislative Insight

Date Coverage:
1936-2014
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ProQuest statistical abstract of the U.S

Provides a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. Each statistical table provides originating source information with links to the government publication or website. In the case of non-federal government sources, the publisher's website is linked and access to the related material may not be available freely. This resource also provides comparative international statistics. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1878 - present
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Full Text

ProQuest statistical insight

Provides statistical data from U.S. government publications from 1973, state and private sources from 1980, and international organizations from 1983. Conduct search by keyword(s) and limit results by publishing organization, geographic region, local area, or broad subject. Data may be further restricted by demographic features (age, marital status, industry, etc.). ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1973 - present
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Citations Only
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Proquest Supreme Court insight

Provides access to a complete collection of full opinions from Supreme Court argued cases, including per decision, dockets, oral arguments, joint appendices and amicus briefs. Case compilation pages are organized so that users can easily understand the judicial process

Date Coverage:
1975-2016
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Full Text

Public administration abstracts

Provides indexing and abstracts of journal articles, papers, reports, and book reviews related to public administration, including public administration research and theory. EBSCOhost

Date Coverage:
1974-
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Scopus

Provides citations and abstracts of peer-reviewed titles from international publishers, Open Access journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, book series, patents, and quality web sources as far back as 1823. Includes 4 collections: life sciences, health sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences and humanities. Search documents, authors, or affiliation. Advanced search uses Boolean operators and codes. Limitable by facets. Provides related articles and citation information. Customizable personal accounts. Part of the SciVerse system

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1823 to present
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Scopus

Provides citations and abstracts of peer-reviewed titles from international publishers, Open Access journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, book series, patents, and quality web sources as far back as 1823. Includes 4 collections: life sciences, health sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences and humanities. Search documents, authors, or affiliation. Advanced search uses Boolean operators and codes. Limitable by facets. Provides related articles and citation information. Customizable personal accounts. Part of the SciVerse system

Date Coverage:
1823 to present
Content Availability:
Citation + BU Info Links

Social explorer

Provides access to 220 years of demographic data and 18, 000 maps covering census, economic, election, religion data and more. Users can create thematic and interactive maps using basic GIS and data manipulation. In addition, users can download data or tables and create snapshots of maps

Date Coverage:
1790-current
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Statesman's yearbook

Provides authoritative, reliable, concise information on international affairs topics and key world developments. Provides coverage of history, politics, economics, trade, and infrastructure for countries. The Statesman's Yearbook published annually since 1864, now offers this website. Key features include: extensive further readings; web links; a monthly Editor's Spotlight, focusing on major anniversaries in modern history; and a timeline of the main natural disasters that have afflicted the world in recent years. Updated regularly and provided by Palgrave MacMillan

Date Coverage:
2002-present
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Statista

Statista is a portal that integrates thousands of diverse topics of data and facts from a wide range of sources onto a single platform and provides data on over 80,000 topics from more than 10,000 different sources including agriculture, advertising, health, hospitality, consumer goods, and more. Categorized into market sectors, Statista provides access to quantitative facts on many areas of interest. Sources of information include market researchers, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases

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Varies
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Supreme Court yearbook

Provides in-depth coverage and analysis of every decision from the nation's highest court since the 1989-1990 term. Includes case summaries of every opinion written during each Supreme Court term, essays on the most significant cases from each year and the trends in each term, tables and figures on voting patterns and trends in constitutional law, biographies of justices, and reference documents for understanding how the Supreme Court works

Date Coverage:
1989-current
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Texas laws and resolutions archive

Provides access to the texts of all legislative bills filed with the Office of the Texas Secretary of State - Statutory Documents beginning with the 78th Legislative Session as well as all bills, joint resolutions, and concurrent resolutions passed by the Texas Legislature, including those vetoed by the Governor. The collection can be browsed by legislative session and bill or resolution number. Current coverage is through the 80th legislative session

Date Coverage:
2003 - 2006
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Texas Legislature online

Provides access to the Texas Legislature. This website makes available links to information about legislators, committees, bills, amendments, votes, reports, and calendars. The website can be searched by bill (author, sponsor, subject, committee, etc.), by keyword in texts, amendments, statutes, house and senate journals, and the legislative archive system. Searches can be limited by legislative session. Online access began in 1996 with coverage from 1989 to the present

Date Coverage:
1996 - present
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Thomas

Provides open access to federal legislative information. Under the direction of the Library of Congress, this database makes available the text of bills and resolutions, the floor activity in Congress, the Congressional Record, calendars and schedules, committee information, Presidential nominations, the text of treaties, and links to other government resources such as homepages of congressmen, webpages of other government branches, historical information from the Library of Congress, the U.S. Code, etc. This resource can be searched or browsed by bills and resolutions, sponsors, committees, Congresses, stages of the legislative process, dates, and more. Coverage is from 1995 (104th Congress) to the present

Date Coverage:
1995 - present
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U.K. parliamentary papers (Online : ProQuest)

Makes available Parliamentary papers for the 19th century (1801-1900) covering issues in Great Britain and her many colonies. This resource brings together the Nineteenth Century Parliamentary Papers Collection from BOPCRIS (British Official Publications Collaborative Reader Information Service), the nineteenth century House of Commons Sessional Papers from Chadwyck-Healey microfiche edition, and Peter Cockton's Subject Catalogue of the House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, 1801-1900, a five volume thematic index for the complete set of parliamentary papers of this period. Provides digital access to the Papers. Useful "Guide to Parliamentary Papers" (http://parlipapers.chadwyck.com/infoCentre/ hcppguide.jsp) for those working with them for the first time. Proquest

Date Coverage:
1688 - current
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U.S. code

Provides access to the codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States. The print version of the U.S. Code was first published in 1926, and new editions are published every six years with cumulative supplements published between each edition. Another access point, FDsys, also contains main editions. Content is provided by the U.S. House of Representatives regardless of provider or vendor

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Current
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USA.gov

Serves as the U.S. government's official web portal or search engine. Provides access to government information and services. USA.gov went online in 2000 under the name FirstGov.gov

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Varies
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Uspto.gov

Serves as the home page of the United States Patent and Trademark Office's main web site and provides a searchable database for patents and trademarks, as well as information and FAQs on patents and trademarks

Date Coverage:
1790 to present
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Vital statistics on American politics

Provides data on American politics. Subjects covered include elections and political parties, campaign finance and political action committees, public opinion and voting, the media, Congress, the Presidency and executive branch, the judiciary, federalism, foreign and military policy, social policy, and economic policy. SAGE

Date Coverage:
1789-current
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Voxgov

Provides access to nearly 100,000 new government documents each week from over 8,300 sources and 14,600 different websites. Contains a repository of over 30 million documents authored or adopted by the U.S. Federal Government and published through official government channels

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Date varies
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War & terrorism collection (Gale)

Offers access to the full text of selected scholarly and popular journals covering the issues of war, terrorism, and defense policy. Journals include: Airport Security Report, Arab Studies Quarterly (ASQ), International Peace Update, Israel Studies, Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin, Naval Aviation News, Social Justice, Terrorism in the United States, and more. Includes book reviews. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
1980-present
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Washington information directory

Provides information on U.S. governmental and nongovernmental agencies and organizations. Searchable by topic, organization type, and organization name. SAGE

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N/A
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Web of science. Derwent innovations index

Provides patent information from Derwent World Patent Index® as well as patent citation information from Patents Citation Index®. Patent coverage to 1963; citations to 1973

Date Coverage:
1963 to present
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World digital library

Provides digital access to primary resources from cultures and countries around the world across all time. Includes books, journals, manuscripts, maps, motion pictures, prints and art, and sound recordings. A joint project of the Library of Congress and U.N.E.S.C.O., the site is arranged visually using a map of the world to indicate the number of culturally significant items available for each 9 geographical groupings. Each item is given a summary description which describes the item and it's cultural importance. The site may also be searched by keyword or browsed by place, time, topic, type of item, or institution. Language options for English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Russian, and Chinese

Date Coverage:
8,000 BCE - 2010 CE
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Multimedia

World news connection

Provides translated and English-language news and information from non-US media sources throughout the world, including newspapers, periodicals, websites, non- classified technical documents, conference proceedings, television, and radio broadcasts. The content that appears in the WNC database comprises curated articles collected and translated by and for the U.S. Government

Date Coverage:
November 1995 – December 31, 2013
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World public opinion.org

Provides information and data gathered by worldwide research centers on public opinion on international issues. Datasets to studies produced by the Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA) are available in the Digital Repository of the University of Maryland (DRUM)

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Unknown; current
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WorldCat

Contains an online catalog to the book, media, archival, journal, map, music, and special collections holdings of libraries across the United States and internationally. Can limit by year, type of material, and other factors. OCLC FirstSearch

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All years
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