Political Science

Databases

PAIS International with Archive (1915-present)

PAIS International is produced by the Public Affairs Information Service. PAIS International is a bibliographic index to the literature of public and social policy and to the social sciences in general. The database cites journal articles, both scholarly and popular, books, government documents (with an emphasis on Canada, USA and the United Nations), statistical compilations, committee reports (private and public), and directories. Also included is a directory to the publishers and periodicals cited in the database. This file now contains the PAIS International Archive of more than 1,000,000 records, originally published in the PAIS Bulletin, 1915 - 1976.

Worldwide political science abstracts

Coverage 1974 to present. WPSA is building on the merged backfiles of Political Science Abstracts (1975-2000), and ABC POL SCI, (1984-2000). The database provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration/policy.

UNBISnet

UN publications and documentation indexed by the United Nations Dag Hammarskjèold Library and the Library of the UN Office at Geneva. Also included are non-UN publications held in the collection of the Dag Hammarskjèold Library.

National Journal Group's policy central

A collection of resources on U.S. politics and policy, including the National Journal, The Hotline, CongressDaily, Poll Track, Ad Spotlight, and The Almanac of American Politics. Also provides Congressional markup reports and update reports on key legislation.

CQ electronic library

CQ electronic library is a reference resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. The suite includes CQ Researcher, CQ Weekly, CQ Researcher en español, CQ Congress Collection, CQ Supreme Court Collection, CQ Public Affairs Collection, and CQ Voting and Elections Collection, CQ Encyclopedia of American Government, CQ Insider.

Ciao, Columbia International Affairs Online

"Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is designed to be a comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 on that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from non- governmental organizations, foundation-funded research projects, and proceedings from conferences. It also has more than 160 links to international affairs centers, institutes, and resources; U.S., international, and foreign govenment sites; environmental studies Web pages; and news media services"-- From the HOLLIS Plus information screen.

GPO access

A service of the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) that offers online access to a variety of official Federal government information. The service provides many databases covering subject areas such as Federal legislation, laws and regulations, the U.S. Congress and official reports and documents. The databases are updated frequently.

ProQuest Congressional

Indexes information produced by or pertaining to the United States Congress from 1789 to the present. Provides full text for many titles, generally from the early 1990's to the present. Includes bills, laws, legislative histories, committee prints, House and Senate documents and reports, the Congressional Record, Code of Federal Regulations, and Federal Register. Includes full text of Congressional Research Service reports, 1916-present; full text of Congressional hearings, 1824-2003; full text of Committee Prints, 1830-2003; and full text of the Serial Set Collection with Maps, 1789-1969. For a complete description of contents, coverage, and update frequency, consult the online Help section.

LexisNexis State capital

Provides access to bills, laws, constitutions, proposed and enacted regulations, legislature membership and newspapers of record for all the states.

World constitutions illustrated

Contains the current constitution for every country, constitutional histories, texts on constitutional law, links to scholarly articles about constitutional development, and a bibliography of selected constitutional books. Browsable by country or resource.

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