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Key Resources in Political Science & Law
Database of peer reviewed journal articles. Full text is not included, but Article Linker provides access to full text articles when available.
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Political Science Abstracts
Abstracts and indexing in political science, international relations, international law, and public administration/policy.
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Provides access to more than 80 million pages of legal history available in an online, fully-searchable, image-based format.
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Multidisciplinary journal collection, including the social sciences, humanities, and sciences.
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CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)
Comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs.
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Additional Resources in Political Science & Law
ACLS Humanities E-Book Collection
ACLS Humanities E-Book is an online collection of over 3,300 books of high quality in the humanities.
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America: History and Life
Citations to the literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the early 20th century.
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Background Notes/Country Fact Sheets from the U.S. Department of State
This database from the U.S. Department of State bears some similarities to the CIA Country Fact sheets but has a more specific focus; namely, it concentrates on U.S. Bilateral Relations.
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Congressional Research Historical Archive (1830-2003)
Indexes historical Congressional publications, including hearing and reports from both House and Senate as well as the Serial Set.
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CQ Researcher and CQ Global Researcher
A collection of in-depth and fact-checked reports on pressing domestic and international issues.
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Digital Dissertations (Dissertation Abstracts)
Doctoral dissertations and some masters' theses from many North American graduate schools and some European universities.
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George H. W. Bush & Foreign Affairs: The Moscow Summit & the Dissolution of the USSR
This digital archives provides an in-depth analysis of the events leading up to the dissolution of the USSR and its implications for US-Soviet relations.
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George H. W. Bush and Foreign Affairs: Bosnia and the Situation in the Former Yugoslavia
This digital archive consists of comprehensive materials related to the former Yugoslavia, particularly Bosnia, and US presidential decision-making.
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George H. W. Bush and Foreign Affairs: Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Reunification of Germany
This digital archive contains an in-depth analysis of the events leading up to the fall of the Berlin Wall and its implications for US-German relations.
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George H. W. Bush and Foreign Affairs: The Middle East Peace Conference in Madrid
This digital archive comprises materials related to the planning and organization of the October 1991 Middle East Peace Conference in Madrid.
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Multidisciplinary scholarly search engine covering peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts, and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities, and other scholarly organizations. Includes links to USU resources when on campus.
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Historical Statistics of the United States
Includes annual time series of statistical historical information covering quantifiable dimension of American history--population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations--all from the earliest times to the present.
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Homeland Security Digital Library
This database is the nation’s premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management.
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Joint Publications Research Services (JPRS) Reports, 1957-1994
Collection of information on peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology.
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JSTOR Security Studies Open Access
JSTOR Security Studies provides limited open access to academic and policy literature focused on international security and peace and conflict studies.
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Legal research, primarily in full text.
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Making of Modern Law: US Supreme Court Records and Briefs 1832-1978 Digital Archive
This digital archive contains is an online collection of records and briefs brought before the nation's highest court by leading legal practitioners.
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Monthly Catalog of US Government Publications
Index to government publications published from 1895 to 1976.
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Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis including US Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790.
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Due to technical issues this resources is only available using the USU VPN. Instructions for installing the VPN are found
Oxford Handbooks Online
Provides in-depth coverage in the subject areas of Political Science and Archaeology.
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Historical newspaper in full text.
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This comprehensive database of U.S. Legislative information contains the full-text of bills (1989 to date), laws (1988 to date), the Federal Register (1980 to date), the Code of Federal Regulations, the National Journal (1980 to date), information on members of congress, committees, and congressional publications.
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ProQuest Ebook Central
Large collection of scholarly ebooks.
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SIPRI Database Collection
SIPRI, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, provides access to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament.
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The SIPRI Database Collection takes the place of the retired Facts on International Relations and Security Trends (FIRST) database.
Current and historical census data and demographic information for the United States with tools to create thematic maps, interactive maps, and customized reports.
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Abstracts and citations to articles in journals in sociology, family studies, women's studies, and related social sciences, as well as abstracts to dissertations, conference proceedings, and books, covering 1952-present.
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US Congressional Serial Set
All US Congress publications from the 15th through the 103rd Congress.
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US Declassified Documents Online
Digital collection providing access to a broad range of previously classified federal records spanning the twentieth and twenty first centuries.
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Identify resources at your library and in the collections of the world's libraries.
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