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  • HeinOnline: U.S. Presidential Library
    HeinOnline’s U.S. Presidential Library contains Messages and Papers of the Presidents, v.1 (1896)- v.10 (1899) / James D. Richardson -- Compilation of Messages and Papers of the Presidents, vol.1 (1897)-v.20 (1916) / James D. Richardson -- Compilation of Messages and Papers of the presidents (new series), vol. 1 (1897)-vol. 20 (1929) / James D. Richardson -- Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, vol. 1 (1928)- vol. 5 (1936), 1937-1945 / Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Samuel L. Rosenman -- Public papers of the Presidents of the United States (Herbert Hoover-George Bush, 1931-2005) -- Code of Federal Regulations: Title 3 (1936-2001) -- Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States, vol. 1 (1989) -- Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, vol. 1 (1965)-vol. 45 (2009).
  • Historical Statistics of the United States
    Based on the 5-volume printed edition (Williams Library Reference: HA202 .B87 2006), Historical Statistics of the United States is an invaluable work in the field of historical statistics. A sampling of the 24 topics includes: population, vital statistics, migration, labor, prices, agriculture, manufactures, climate and government.
  • International Political Science Abstracts
    International Political Science Abstracts (IPSA), is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Articles in English are abstracted in English; those in other languages are abstracted in French, with all titles translated into English.
  • Keesing's World News Archive
    Keesing’s World News Archive is a database comprising their full archive - more than 95,000 articles, first from 1931-87 as Keesing’s Contemporary Archives, and then as Keesing’s Record of World Events from 1987 to the present. They continue to publish and add to this archive at the rate of about 150 articles per month, providing a detailed summary of the world's political, social, and economic events.
  • New York Review of Books
    The New York Review of Books is a biweekly publication that reviews current books and contains articles on literature, culture, and current affairs.
  • Nexis Uni
    LexisNexis Academic Universe provides full-text documents from over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications with a variety of flexible search options. LexisNexis Academic provides searchable access to a comprehensive spectrum of full-text information from over 5,600 sources, selected to meet academic research needs, including: National and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources; U.S. Federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, and international legal information; Shepards Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789; Business news journals, company financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry and market news.
  • OxResearch
    OxResearch provides succinct analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance. Evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social, and economic framework. Contains objective, multi-disciplinary articles compiled by an extensive international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities around the world, as well as think-tanks and institutes of international standing. Covers events back to 1984.
  • PAIS International
    PAIS International is a bibliographic index to the literature of public policy, social policy, and the social sciences in general. Journal articles; books; government documents; statistical compilations; committee reports; directories; serials; reports of public, intergovernmental, and private organizations; and most other forms of printed literature from all over the world are indexed.
  • PolicyFile
    PolicyFile contains abstracts of data from public policy think tanks, university research programs and publishers. There are links to organizational home pages and to full text documents, where available.
  • ProQuest Congressional
    Bills & Public Laws 1987-present; Committee Prints & misc. publications 1817-present; Congressional Record Bound Edition & predecessors 1789-2001; Congressional Record Daily Edition 1985-present; Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports 1916-present; Hearings 1817-present; House & Senate Documents 1817-present; House & Senate Reports 1789-present; Serial Set publications 1789-present; Serial Set Maps 1789-1969; CIS Legislative Histories 1969-present.
  • ProQuest Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations 1789-2017
    Presidential executive orders and proclamations since the beginning of the U.S. presidency to the present are searchable by keyword and title.
  • ProQuest Indian claims insight
    Access the claims presented to Congress, the Indian Claims Commission and the U.S. Court of Claims by keyword and docket number. Content included are decisions, briefs, maps, journals and testimony.
  • ProQuest Political Science
    ProQuest Political Science gives users access to over 150 leading political science and international relations journals. This database provides full-text of many core titles included in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. It contains the text of some articles plus FULL TEXT AT GU LAW links out to the articles in other databases.
  • TRACfed
    TRAC's core purpose is to make statistical information about the federal government's enforcement and regulatory effort more accessible to the public. It focuses on Immigration and on the ATF, IRS, DEA, FBI and DHS. TRACFED is a dynamic subscription site. The Law Library has a subscription, so you can request specific statistics, detailed listings, maps or charts and have the information returned to the browser.
  • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
    Worldwide Political Science Abstracts provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration / policy. The database is building on the merged backfiles of Political Science Abstracts, published by IFI / Plenum, 1975-2000, and ABC POL SCI, published by ABC-CLIO, 1984-2000. Since 2000, development of the serials list has focused on expanding international coverage. As of November 2005 approximately 1,500+ titles are being monitored for coverage; of these, 67% are published outside the United States.

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