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Background Information

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Indexes and abstracts political science articles from periodicals published throughout the world, ...  [more info]
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Indexes publications on all subjects that relate to contemporary public issues.  Includes PAIS Archive.  [more info]
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A great way to keep up with research trends, this source provides reviews of scholarly literature on various topics...  [more info]
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A comprehensive full text source for theory and research in international affairs...  [more info]
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Full text journals covering general political science, American government and politics, political sociology, etc.  [more info]
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Contains several full-text databases: current news, laws and legislation, business and company information and more...  [more info]
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IPSA is published bimonthly by the International Political Science Association...  [more info]
Carrier Lib-Stacks, Abstract/Index
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Index and full-text source for scholarly journals and magazines ...  [more info]
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An index with abstracts to history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present...  [more info]
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Index of Latin American journals, books, and more...  [more info]
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An index with abstracts to more than 1,800 journals in 40 languages on world history from 1450 to the present.  [more info]
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A multidisciplinary bibliography of materials on all aspects of Latin American studies ...  [more info]
Internet
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Indexes articles in the subjects of gerontology, history, international relations, journalism, law, linguistics, and many more subjects.  [more info]
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Indexes journal articles, conference proceedings, monographs, multi-authored works and book reviews on Islam.  [more info]
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Full online text and images for back issues of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, anthropology, sociology, literature, etc.  [more info]
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According to a review in Magazines for Libraries, "The Nation is one of the most openly left-wing publications in existence," proud of its independence from any company or political party.  [more info]
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SourceOECD (Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development) provides up-to-date information on what's going on around the world.  [more info]
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An index with abstracts and some full text covering all subjects, including humanities and social sciences.  [more info]
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Full text for journals published in the arts, humanities and social sciences.  [more info]
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An index of journals in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics...  [more info]
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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).  [more info]
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Indexes and abstracts journal articles, book reviews, abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations...  [more info]
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Journal Articles

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Searches subscribed CQ Press reference works and historical documents.  [more info]
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Search through in-depth profiles and photographs of every governor and member of Congress.  [more info]
Campus/Remote, JK271.B343
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Online access to Bibliographic Index is no longer available.  Print volumes for 1937-2008 (v.1-48) are available in Carrier Library. Please stop by the public service desk for assistance with retrieval.  [more info]
Carrier Library - Stack 2a
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Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, and geography for 266 world entities.  Includes photos, maps, and flags. The Factbook is in the public domain.  [more info]
Internet
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Database of full-text scholarly reference books on all subjects.  [more info]
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Reports independent, factual information on over 13,000 candidates and elected officials...  [more info]
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Access full-text encyclopedias on subjects ranging from African American Studies to Sociology...  [more info]
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Full text of the World Almanac and Book of Facts editions since 1999...
 
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Books

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JMU Library Catalog (LEO) is the online catalog of materials in James Madison University Libraries.  [more info]
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Catalog of over 62 million titles cataloged by libraries worldwide ...  [more info]
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A comprehensive full text source for theory and research in international affairs...  [more info]
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Over 70,000 full text books from scholarly publishers in academic disciplines.  [more info]
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Indexes journal articles, conference proceedings, monographs, multi-authored works and book reviews on Islam.  [more info]
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Articles (from magazines)

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Current Events

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The CQ Almanac brings together over sixty years of congressional reporting...  [more info]
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Gateway to business resources including full text periodicals, news photographs, company reports, and financial data.  [more info]
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Contains several full-text databases: current news, laws and legislation, business and company information and more...  [more info]
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Legislative & Congressional

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Searches subscribed CQ Press reference works and historical documents.  [more info]
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Searchable full text congressional publications and legislative research.  [more info]
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The CQ Almanac brings together over sixty years of congressional reporting...  [more info]
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Nonbiased analysis of votes and other data relating to the U.S. Congress and its legislation...  [more info]
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Note: login not required for use. Profile login/individual user account is optional.
An interactive tool designed to show relationships among lobbyists, organizations, and government employees.
No longer updated as of 7/2012.  
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Free website offering comprehensive legislative tracking through use of open government information.  Search members of Congress, bills and resolutions, voting records, committee memberships, and more.  [more info]
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A collection of resources on U.S. politics and policy...  [more info]
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An incomparably rich collection of primary source material on all aspects of American history originating from Congress and other federal agencies...
 
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Reports & Proceedings

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Full text reports on current and controversial issues in U.S. politics, health care, education, economics...  [more info]
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SourceOECD (Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development) provides up-to-date information on what's going on around the world.  [more info]
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Catalog of UN documents and publications, as well as commercial publications and other non-UN sources, indexed by the UN Dag Hammarskjold Library and the Library of the UN Office in Geneva.  Also includes voting records and index to speeches.  [more info]
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Indexes books, journal titles, journal articles, working papers, conference proceedings, technical reports, videos, software, electronic resources, published IMF and World Bank materials, and more.  [more info]

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Statistics & Datasets

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U.S. Census Bureau search tool that provides access to population, housing, economic and geographic information.  Note: American FactFinder works with Mozilla Firefox 3.6 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 7. Other browsers may not perform as expected.  [more info]
Internet
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Provides links to datasets reviewed or announced in the APSA Comparative Politics newsletter  [more info]
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Full-text and statistics for international and internal conflicts...  [more info]
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Statistical database offering demographic, economic, and government information...  [more info]
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European Commission portal providing access to European statistics.
 
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Provides information and statistics on conflicts, arms production, military expenditures, economic and social statistics, and chronologies; the result of a cooperative project by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Hiroshima University, and other groups.  [more info]
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Detailed U.S. census information by state and county from 1790-1960.
 
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Historical Statistics of the United States from 1790 to 2000.  [more info]
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A vast archive of social science data for research and instruction, available for download and re-use....  [more info]
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SourceOECD (Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development) provides up-to-date information on what's going on around the world.  [more info]
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Access to free statistics from official sources on the Web, compiled by the University of Auckland, NZ, and arranged by country, region or subject.
 
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United Nations statistical information...  [more info]
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Provides official census data for the United States at the level of states, counties, cities, metropolitan areas...  [more info]
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Full text of the World Almanac and Book of Facts editions since 1999...
 
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World Development Indicators provide a comprehensive overview of development drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partners.  For a neat visual tool that corresponds to WDI go to World Bank Data Visualizer.  Read More Info for user tips.  [more info]

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Reba Leiding

Reba Leiding
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568-6779

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