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Countries & Regional Information
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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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U.S. Department of State publications containing facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.  Updated and revised by the departmental Office of Electronic Information and Publications of the Bureau of Public Affairs.
 
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Legislative & Congressional Information
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This resource will cease as of 11/30/2014. 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No longer updated as of 7/2012. 
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Articles (from journals)
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Covers international journal articles, books, reports, dissertations and unpublished papers. [more info]
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Covers criminal justice publications, including Federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research. [more info]
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Index and full-text source for scholarly journals and magazines ... [more info]
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Indexes and abstracts journal articles, book reviews, abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers in sociology and related disciplines. [more info]
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A comprehensive full text source for theory and research in international affairs... [more info]
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Indexes publications on all subjects that relate to contemporary public issues and the making and evaluation of public policy. [more info]
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This database contains 1,000 full-text journals and 11 full-text books covering subjects from fashion design to veterinary assisting... [more info]
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Provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. This site merges and builds upon National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information and National Adoption Information Clearinghouse. [more info]
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Includes full text of 24 journals, encompassing over 20,400 articles and up to 87 years of backfiles. [more info]
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Index with abstracts to the world's economic literature ... [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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Full-text coverage of scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, demography, mathematics, anthropology, sociology, education, literature, sciences and other fields. [more info]
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Indexing, abstracts, and full text for periodicals, academic journals and news pertinent to all branches of the military.... [more info]
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Criminology from OBO is a bibliography of key background information that contains recent interdisciplinary works related to criminology. Topics include policy, theory, trends, ethics, and more! [more info]
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An index with abstracts to journal articles, book chapters, books and dissertations in psychology and related disciplines (sociology, linguistics, anthropology, education, medicine, law, physiology, business, psychiatry, nursing, pharmacology). [more info]
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Indexing, abstracts, and citation searching for science and social science scholarly literature... [more info]
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Indexes and abstracts journal articles, dissertations, and book reviews on social work, human services... [more info]
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Indexes and abstracts articles about social work.  Limited to 4 simultaneous users. [more info]
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Indexes and abstracts political science articles from periodicals published throughout the world, ... [more info]
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Best Bets
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Covers international journal articles, books, reports, dissertations and unpublished papers. [more info]
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Covers criminal justice publications, including Federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research. [more info]
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Indexes and abstracts journal articles, book reviews, abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers in sociology and related disciplines. [more info]
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Indexes publications on all subjects that relate to contemporary public issues and the making and evaluation of public policy. [more info]
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Books / Book Chapters
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Books, videos, and government publications in JMU Libraries [more info]
Internet
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Catalog of over 62 million titles cataloged by libraries worldwide ... [more info]
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Over 70,000 full text books from scholarly publishers in academic disciplines. [more info]
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Criminology from OBO is a bibliography of key background information that contains recent interdisciplinary works related to criminology. Topics include policy, theory, trends, ethics, and more! [more info]
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Reference Information
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Associations Unlimited (Gale) (Cancelled)
This resource has been cancelled, effective 6/30/2014. Information about associations and professional societies, listings for nonprofit membership organizations.  Before using this resource, be certain of your SIC industry classification code.  For a tutorial, click here[more info]
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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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Searchable online reference book collection covering all subjects from the arts to zoology. [more info]
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Guide to Reference (ALA) (Cancelled)
This resource has been cancelled, effective 8/1/2014. A selective guide of reference sources, organized by academic discipline... [more info]
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Current News / Controversies
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Full text analysis of opposing viewpoints for more than 600 controversial topics in the news... [more info]
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Contains secondary and primary sources discussing today's social issues...
 
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News Articles
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News articles from national and international sources.
 
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Includes a wide range of full-text databases and indexes for current news, government and political news, country and state profiles, more than 200 law reviews and law journals, Federal case law, U.S. Code, U.S. Constitution and court rules, and state legal research. [more info]
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Government Information
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This site is EPA's premier site for accessing EPA publications, with more than 7,000 in stock and 35,000 digital titles, free of charge! EPA’s print publications are available through the National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP), and EPA's digital publications are stored in the National Environmental Publications Internet Site (NEPIS)  database. You can search and retrieve, download, print and/or order only EPA publications from this site. [more info]
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GPO's Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides public access to Government information submitted by Congress and Federal agencies. [more info]
Internet
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Links to state government sites. [more info]
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Legal Information
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GPO's Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides public access to Government information submitted by Congress and Federal agencies. [more info]
Internet
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Official texts of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations. [more info]
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State, federal, and country laws and more. [more info]
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Includes a wide range of full-text databases and indexes for current news, government and political news, country and state profiles, more than 200 law reviews and law journals, Federal case law, U.S. Code, U.S. Constitution and court rules, and state legal research. [more info]
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International
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Contains websites, documents, publications, and information guides about European political and economic events, focusing on the European Union. [more info]
Internet
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IPSA is published bimonthly by the International Political Science Association... [more info]
Carrier Lib-Stacks, Abstract/Index
 
 
Policies
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IPSA is published bimonthly by the International Political Science Association... [more info]
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Reports & Proceedings
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This site is EPA's premier site for accessing EPA publications, with more than 7,000 in stock and 35,000 digital titles, free of charge! EPA’s print publications are available through the National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP), and EPA's digital publications are stored in the National Environmental Publications Internet Site (NEPIS)  database. You can search and retrieve, download, print and/or order only EPA publications from this site. [more info]
 
 
Statistics & Datasets
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Contains data collected from numerous sources about all U.S. cities.
 
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Statistics on crime and criminal activities, crime prevention, police and law enforcement agency activities. [more info]
Internet
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A vast archive of social science data for research and instruction, available for download and re-use. These files require the use of statistical software, such as SAS, SPSS, or Stata.  ICPSR Data Use Tutorial. [more info]
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Access to latest immigration statistics, maps, and numbers for the United States and other countries. [more info]
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An easy-to-use compendium of statistics on nations throughout the world. [more info]
Internet
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Provides statistical information for every country in the world on numerous topics... [more info]
 
 
 
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JMU Libraries resource
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VIVA resource
Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia
 
External Web site
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