Political Science

Factiva was on trial and has been acquired by the Baylor Libraries.

Archives of Sexuality & Gender. LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940

The Baylor Libraries have acquired additional content for this resource. The updated description is provided below.

Brings together disparate collections of documents, grassroots newsletters, journals, periodicals, literature, diaries, personal papers, government documents, and ephemeral material related to the LGBTQ movement in North America and beyond. Part I covers the gay rights movement, the HIV/AIDS crisis, and gay activism. Part II extends coverage to regional communities in the US, underrepresented communities, lesbian feminist groups, and non-profit organizations working for gay rights. Issues include social, legal, medical, and historical topics. Search by keyword with limits to content type, date, language, and source library (among others). Primary sources.

Border and Migration Studies Online

Provides contemporary and historical resources in the areas of border(land) studies and migration studies, as well as history, law, politics, diplomacy, area and global studies, anthropology, the arts, and more.

Chatham House Online Archive

Full text of the reports, analysis, and debates prepared by England’s Royal Institute for International Affairs, housed at Chatham House, from 1920 – 2008. Chatham House’s mission is to “help build a sustainably secure, prosperous and just world.” Topics include diplomacy, security, economics and trade, politics, energy, environment, development, and global health on all continents/ countries. Keyword, author, or title search with further limits once initial search is run. Limits by date/date range, region/country, speaker nationality, language, subject, publication or illustration type.

Punch Historical Archive, 1841-1992

Access the complete collection of the quintessential British magazine of satire, wit, and social commentary. Known for its political cartoons, this database includes all the prose, commentary, and other illustrations, including special issues.

Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities

Access primary source materials from the 19th and 20th centuries on various aspects of the women’s movement in America and Europe. Information on individuals, organizations, movements, and issues. Documents include Planned Parenthood of America records, European women’s magazines, the HerStory Collection, peace movement archives, grassroots feminist materials. Topics covered include history, labor unions and employment, health, gender, religion, politics, and society. Keyword and advanced search features with limits by type of document, date, and other aspects.

Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online

Provides information on the history of the early modern period, roughly 1450 1850. Takes a global approach to history, both in terms of countries and subjects covered. The scope is reflected in the ten broad subject areas: state/political authority, global interaction, law & constitution, lifestyles & social change; economy, natural sciences & medicine, culture & communication, churches & religious culture, literature/art/music, and environment & technological change. Written from a European perspective, the bibliographies include international scholarship in all European languages. The English version is a work in progress. Articles will be added as the translations become available.


Factiva.com, from Dow Jones, provides access to a wide range of information from newspapers, newswires, industry publications, websites, company reports, and more. The broad range of content provides both local insight and global perspective on business issues and current events – especially regarding current information on companies, industries, and financial markets.

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Trial expires on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

Proquest Historical Newspapers — Communist Historical Newspaper Collection

Contains full text coverage of eight communist newspapers from the United States and Britain.

ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the U. S., 1878-2012

Added historic content (1878-2012) to the Statistical Abstract of the U. S., bring coverage to 1878 to present.

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