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This database gives users access to over 140 leading political science and international relations journals. This collection provides full-text of many core titles included in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. Topics covered include international relations, comparative politics, political economy, international development, environmental policy and more.
Ethnic NewsWatch is an interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Designed to provide the "other side of the story," ENW titles offer additional viewpoints from those proffered by the mainstream press. Ethnic NewsWatch provides thousands of scholarly, full-text articles for area and ethnic studies, such as Jewish studies, African American studies, and Hispanic American studies. This database also has the largest full-text archive of Native American publications.
SocINDEX with Full Text offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. The database features more than 1,600,000 records with subject headings from a 15,600 term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. This product also contains informative abstracts for 1,300 "core" coverage journals dating as far back as 1895. In addition, this file provides data mined from more than 450 "priority" coverage journals as well as from over 2,900 "selective" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for more than 830 books and monographs, and full text for over 16,800 conference papers.
The SAGE Premier package includes leading international peer-reviewed titles, including high-impact research journals published on behalf of over 245 scholarly and professional societies. These journals cover a wide range of subject areas, including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine
This database abstracts and indexes the international literature of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from thousands of serials publications and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers and working papers. Cited references are included for many journal articles.
ProQuest Sociology gives users access to the full-text of more than 275 journals in sociology and social work. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts. Subject coverage includes community and mental health services, crisis intervention, the family and social welfare, gerontology, poverty and homelessness, professional issues in social work, social services in addiction, social work education, social work practice and more.
Social Sciences Retrospective offers a wide range of important journals in the humanities and social sciences, dating back to the early 1900s. Topics include the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences. The content includes indexing for approximately 1,000,000 articles.
The Middle East and Africa Database is a full-text database that provides area coverage (especially related to political development, social development, foreign policy, economic development, investment, oil and petrochemicals, trade and technological industries) for the Middle East, North Africa, the Sahel and the Horn of Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Arabs, Iranians, Turks and Africans worldwide, including in Europe and North and South America. In addition to selective citation and abstract coverage of the traditional scholarly literature, MIDA offers bibliographic access to 450,000+ documents relevant to study of the Middle East and Africa and full text access to over 300,000 hard-to-find primary source documents from global sources.
In 262 entries, this examines landmark pieces of legislation, explaining the historical factors that led to the proposal of each act, looking at the adoption process and assessing each act's impact on American life. All aspects of legislation are covered, including the National Prohibition Act, the Civil Rights Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, the Freedom of Information Act and much more.
This resource indexes journals covering cultural, economic, political & social change. Coverage is international and interdisciplinary. Indexes nearly 300 alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines. The theories and practices of socialism and revolution which this database covers inlcude: Ecology; Democracy and Anarchism; Feminism and Organized Labor; Indigenous Peoples; and Gays & Lesbians.
SAGE Publications is an independent international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media. Their journals are at the forefront of knowledge, contributing to the disciplines of the future, and delivered in varied electronic and print formats.
This database is designed to meet the information needs of the caring professions, and spans the literature of health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. The database abstracts and indexes over 500 journals, from more than 16 countries.
ProQuest Criminal Justice Periodicals Index™ is a comprehensive database of U.S. and international criminal justice journals. The database provides research support for students interested in careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security. The database includes abstract and indexing for 250 titles, with more than 100 available in full-text.
A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day. It includes 2.7 million searchable citations to dissertation and theses together with 1.2 million full text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works.
This database includes over two million bibliographic references to journal articles and to books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951. It is unique in its broad coverage of international material and incorporates over 100 languages and countries. Over 2,800 journals are regularly indexed and some 7,000 books are included each year.
This database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work and sociology.
This database provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services and related areas, including social welfare, social policy and community development. The database abstracts and indexes thousands of serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations and citations to book reviews.
Since its founding in 1922, Foreign Affairs has been the leading forum for serious discussion of American foreign policy and global affairs. It is published by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), a non-profit and nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to improving the understanding of U.S. foreign policy and international affairs through the free exchange of ideas.
Founded in 1970 by Samuel Huntington and Warren Demian Manshel, and now published by the Foreign Policy Group, a division of the Washington Post Company, in Washington, D.C., Foreign Policy is the premier, award-winning magazine of global politics, economics, and ideas. Brooklyn College Library has two subscriptions that provide access to the complete full text of Foreign Policy: JSTOR provides access from 1970 until 4 years ago and Academic Search Complete provides access 1990 to the present.
Broad in its subject matter and dedicated to objective analysis based on evidence, PSQ examines both domestic and international issues. It has no ideological or methodological slant and is edited to be accessible not only to scholars but also to general readers who have a serious interest in public and foreign affairs.
Political Science Quarterly was launched in 1886 by Columbia University Professor John W. Burgess, the Academy’s first president, with the active involvement of New York publisher George A. Plimpton. Published continuously since that year, PSQ has been the most widely read and accessible scholarly journal on government, politics, and public policy.
Comprehensive site providing facts and reports on 198 "independent states." Basic facts include geography, demographics, etc. and up-to-date reports covering people, history, government, and political conditions.
Tracking the money behind the candidates in presidential, congressional and Senate races.
This well established series from CQ Press offers comprehensive and signature coverage of Congressional action from 1945 to 2008. With the online edition users can quickly navigate through nearly 60 years of coverage of politics and policy, browsing by topic, tables of contents, as well as an alphabetical cumulative index. Users can also view tables of Key Votes for the House and Senate.
Volunteer driven, non-partisan site for voter information. Comprehensive data on national and local candidates and issues
Social Explorer is dedicated to providing demographic information and modern and historical census data in an easily understood format: data maps. The site has created hundreds of interactive data maps of the United States. The easy-to-use web interface includes data from the entire US Census from 1790 to 2000, all annual updates from the American Community Survey to 2008, original Census tract-level estimates for 2006 and 2010, the Religious Congregations and Membership Study from 1980 to 2000, and 2002 Carbon Emissions Data from the Vulcan Project.
A database of 20,417 U.S. economic time series. With FRED® you can download data in Microsoft Excel and text formats and view charts of data series.
Covers crimes, justice, trends in crime, federal investigations and prosecutions, felony convictions in state courts, corrections, capital punishment trends and expenditure trends.
Covers population social and housing characteristics, with a special focus on economic development and women.
Infoshare Online provides access to population statistics, immigration trends, socio-economic indicators, birth and death data, hospitalizations, local economic data, and more. All data files are obtained from City, State, and Federal government agencies; users can view a vast array of community and regional data, for New York City and New York State. Researchers can profile neighborhoods, compare neighborhoods across city and state, and produce tabulations of data.
American History in Video provides a large and rich collection of video for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion. The collection contains commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries. Historical coverage in the collection ranges from the early history of Native Americans, to the lost colony of Roanoke, to the 1988 Vicennes Affair in the Persian Gulf. Biographical coverage ranges from eighteenth century figures such as Benedict Arnold and Daniel Boone to modern day figures such as Thurgood Marshall and Helen Thomas.
Extensive online collection of papers, speeches (audio and video), and documents relating to United States presidential elections and presidents.
The most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs, CIAO publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs. CIAO also provides access to case studies and course packs for use by educators, as well as access to dozens of journals in the field, many of which are full-text.
Eldis is one of a family of knowledge services from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Sussex.
Eldis aims to share the best in development, policy, practice and research. Eldis aims to disseminate qualitative, evidence-based research and policy documents, and to publicise the organisations or individuals producing such research. We focus on materials which are of strategic, policy or practical interest for development practitioners based in both the North and South.
The Papers of George Washington Digital Edition encompasses five separate series and the complete diaries. This digital edition offers the complete Papers released through 2005 in one online publication. You may search on full text and by date, author, or recipient across all volumes and series.
The most comprehensive site on the Internet for presidential resources. The alphabetized subject headings are linked to most of the sites on the web that have information about the Presidents of the United States. The purpose of this site is to provide researchers, students, teachers, politicians, journalists, and citizens a complete resource guide to the U.S. Presidents.
This site provides a complete database of all State of the Union Addresses from 1790-2008 plus separate databases containing the 2005, 2006, 2007, & 2008 State of the Union addresses by George Bush divided by subject.
The Virtual Archive currently includes finding aids for all Vietnam Archive collections and over 1.5 million pages of materials online, including documents, photographs, slides, negatives, audio and moving image recordings, artifacts, and oral histories. New items are being added daily.
The World Bank's development data, with more than 600 development indicators for 208 countries and 18 regional groups.
The Yearbook of Immigration Statistics (provided by the Office of Homeland Security) is a compendium of tables that provides data on foreign nationals who, during a fiscal year, were granted lawful permanent residence (i.e., admitted as immigrants or became legal permanent residents), were admitted into the United States on a temporary basis (e.g., tourists, students, or workers), applied for asylum or refugee status, or were naturalized. The Yearbook also presents data on immigration law enforcement actions, including alien apprehensions, removals, and prosecutions. Users can download data in Excel format, and read analases of data as well.