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US Political Stats

Provides data covering all three branches of the United States government. Subjects covered include election returns, congressional floor votes, Supreme Court decisions, presidential performance, economic indicators, and demographics. Data is harmonized and presented in the same format which allows for comparison and visualization.

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Trial expires on Wednesday, November 9, 2016.

Access Science

This resource has been discontinued.

Oxford Reference

Provides access to all of the Oxford dictionaries, encyclopedias, and reference materials to which Baylor Libraries subscribe. Browse by subject (art, film studies, literature, etc.) or by reference type (timeline and quotation seem most helpful), or search for specific keyword(s) to locate entries across subjects. Browse feature limits results to those items owned by Baylor; keyword search returns results from all Oxford resources and you will want to use the limits to “free” and “unlocked” resources to access what Baylor owns. Overview pages provide a definition and summation of the topic searched with links to specific resources. Search results may be limited by specific subject, by content (quick reference or reference sources), and by sources with visual images.

ProQuest International Datasets

Provides aggregated global macro-economic and demographic datasets from national governments, international organizations, and research firms on a national or sub-national (city, state, or province) level. Users can compare data from multiple sources and share their findings. ProQuest.

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Trial expires: Saturday, April 12, 2014

Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities

Details publishing opportunities in business, education, psychology, computer science, and health services, including journals’ contact information, manuscript guidelines, acceptance rates, review type, process and time, number of reviewers, circulation and price, and type of readership.  Note: We recently updated this subscription to include directories for Computer Science – Business Information Systems,  Health Administration and Nursing.


ACRL and National Council for Educational Standards academic library statistics from 2000 to present.

Statesman’s Year-book Archives

The Baylor Libraries now have access to both current and archival issues of the Statesman’s Yearbook, giving researchers access to the full text of these works from 1860 to the present.  To access the archives, click on the “Archive” tab once you have accessed the Statesman’s Yearbook.

Annual Register

This resource was on trial and has been purchased by the Baylor Libraries.

Gale Directory Library

Online compendium of directories on companies, publishers, associations and organizations, events, awards, government entities, library and information sources, media entities, people, products, research centers, and statistics and rankings. Includes current years and some previous years.

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Trial expires: Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Annual Register

The Annual Register, published every year since 1758, is a valuable source of contemporary opinion, historical context and biographical information for the historian.

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Trial expires: Sunday, April 8, 2010

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