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Books/ Book Chapters

JMU Library Catalog (LEO) is the online catalog of materials in James Madison University Libraries.
Catalog of over 62 million titles cataloged by libraries worldwide ...
Over 70,000 full text books from scholarly publishers in academic disciplines.
Full text collection of core scholarly books in Economics, Finance, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion and Theology.  Full text access in those collections is available from May 2006 to most recent update.

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Countries and Regions

Contains websites, documents, publications, and information guides about European political and economic events, focusing on the European Union.
Europa World provides the latest information covering political elections, country profiles, and industry statistics....
SourceOECD (Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development) provides up-to-date information on what's going on around the world.
Find member countries, recent news, conferences and events on the UN website.
Full-text and statistics for international and internal conflicts...

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Current Issue/ Controversies

Facts and overviews of historic events and issues since 1940.
Searches subscribed CQ Press reference works and historical documents.
Contains secondary and primary sources discussing today's social issues...

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Dissertations

Indexing, abstracts, and full text for doctoral dissertations and master's theses.

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Journal Articles

Indexes and abstracts political science articles from periodicals published throughout the world, ...
Indexes publications on all subjects that relate to contemporary public issues.  Includes PAIS Archive.
Index to periodicals and news sources covering all aspects of business.
Index and full-text source for scholarly journals and magazines ...
A comprehensive full text source for theory and research in international affairs...
Index with abstracts to the world's economic literature ...
Full online text and images for back issues of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, anthropology, sociology, literature, etc.
SourceOECD (Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development) provides up-to-date information on what's going on around the world.
Full text journals covering general political science, American government and politics, political sociology, etc.
An index of journals in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics...
Despite its name, this database includes full text journals published by Elsevier, including many in the social sciences (e.g., European Economic Review, Energy Policy, and Telecommunications Policy).
An index with abstracts and some full text covering all subjects, including humanities and social sciences.

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Legal Info

Contains several full-text databases: current news, laws and legislation, business and company information and more...
State, federal, and country laws and more.
Includes bills and congressional record information to the 93rd congress (1973-74)

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News

Provides full-text for over 600 U.S. and over 700 international news sources.
Gateway to business resources including full text periodicals, news photographs, company reports, and financial data.
Contains several full-text databases: current news, laws and legislation, business and company information and more...
Selected full text for U.S. and international newspapers...

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Reference / Background

Searchable online reference book collection covering all subjects from the arts to zoology.
Access full-text encyclopedias on subjects ranging from African American Studies to Sociology...
Europa World provides the latest information covering political elections, country profiles, and industry statistics....
Database of full-text scholarly reference books on all subjects.
Covers global research topics in the social sciences.
Information on the world's most lucrative and high profile industries. Each entry covers size and economic/social impact of the industry; its organization and structure; its history and development; major countries and companies involved (including rankings); size and nature of the work force; and research.
Topics include the ethics of health professions, animal research, population control and the environment.

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Reports and Proceedings

A comprehensive full text source for theory and research in international affairs...
Conference Board Research Collection (Cancelled)
The Conference Board's Research Collection is a searchable database of full-text research reports on the latest issues in business management and US and global economics....
Nonpartisan and objective research and analysis on all public policy issues including:  American Law; Domestic Social Policy; Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade; Government and Finance; Knowledge Services; and Resources, Science and Industry.
SourceOECD (Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development) provides up-to-date information on what's going on around the world.
Indexes publications on all subjects that relate to contemporary public issues.  Includes PAIS Archive.
An index of worldwide conference proceedings...

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Statistics and Datasets

Europa World provides the latest information covering political elections, country profiles, and industry statistics....
Gapminder World 2006 presents statistical data in a unique and visually appealing way. Graphs are created using data on various countries throughout the world and are animated to show striking, visually-rich results. These results allow for easy identification of trends in the data.
A vast archive of social science data for research and instruction, available for download and re-use....
United Nations statistical information...

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