Political Science


ProQuest International Newsstand

Provides news stories from more than 660 worldwide news sources, mostly newspapers. Sources are thoroughly indexed, providing users with access to top news stories, as well as sports, business, and the arts news from around the world. Articles from foreign language newspapers appear in the language used by the news source. This database does offer a translation feature for most news items.

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

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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Trial expires on Tuesday, November 18, 2014.

SAGE Stats

Provides social science data covering geographies within the United States and spans topics such as healthcare, crime, education, employment, religion, and government finances. Allows users to compare, customize, and export data.

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Trial expires on Wednesday, November 5, 2014.

The Digital Loeb Classical Library

Interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing, virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. Epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory; the great medical writers and mathematicians; those Church Fathers who made particular use of pagan culture—in short, our entire Greek and Latin Classical heritage is represented here with up-to-date texts and accurate English translations. More than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts are available in a modern interface, allowing readers to browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content with ease. Description

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Trial expires on Friday, November 14, 2014.

Vanderbilt Television News Archive

Provides a searchable archive of over 30,000 individual network evening news broadcasts, including 900,000 abstracts of evening news broadcasts from ABC, NBC, and CBS (August 1968 to present); daily news programs from CNN (1995 to present), FOX News (2004 to present) and ABC Nightline (12 September 1988 to present); and a selection of special programs, including coverage of elections, political conventions, events related to September 11, 2001, and more. Selected streaming video requires the RealOne media player. Video copies of programs with only abstracts are available for a fee. Description

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Trial expires on Friday, September 26, 2014.

Oxford Handbooks Online. Business and Management

Provides research reviews which cover the broad spectrum of issues in business and management. This focus ranges from company competition in the wider market to management strategies to interaction of business with government, society and other firms. Oxford Handbooks Online. Business and Management contains specially commissioned essays from leading figures that provide critical examination of the direction of research on contemporary issues and important concepts.

Oxford Handbooks Online. Economics and Finance

Provides scholarly articles on current and ongoing research in the area of Economics and Finance. Research in these articles examines topics such as the allocation and distribution of resources as well as their creation and exchange, whether at a given time or across it. The issues studied cover a broad range of topics, from health and education to crime and punishment, revenues and expenditures of governments and companies to how individuals respond to incentives, and the conditions of cooperation, coordination, or conflict. Essays from leading researchers provides look at current research on these topics.

Mass Observation

Includes essays on British social history collected between 1937 and 1972 during a project called the Mass Observation. Includes photographs, file reports, diaries, and day surveys. Topic collections include: Film, reading habits, religion, victory celebrations, smoking habits, drinking habits, posters, reconstruction, family planning, sexual behavior, Beveridge social surveys, music, dancing and jazz, propaganda and morale, conscientious objection and pacifism, anti-Semitism,, leisure and sport. Parts included under Mass Observation Studies: File Reports 1937-1972, Topic Collections 1938-1965, Worktown Collection 1937-1940, Worktown Photos; and under Publications: Diaries and Personal Writings, Diaries 1939-1951, Day Surveys 1937-1938, Directive Replies 1939-1947.

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