Databases: Government (U.S.)

  • by ProQuest

    Description: Ancestry Library Edition, powered by Ancestry.com, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. Ancestry Library Edition brings the world's most popular consumer online genealogy resource to the library. It is an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more. Answers await everyone - whether professional or hobbyist, expert or novice, genealogist, or historian - inside the more than 7,000 available databases. Here, you can unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.


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  • by ProQuest

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: ProQuest Congressional provides a link to a wide range of legislative and public policy resources, including:

    • Congressional Documents (1789-Present)
    • Congressional Hearings (1824-Present)
    • Congressional Record (1873-1997)
    • Congressional Research Reports (1916-2003)
    • Serial Set (1789-Present)
    • Serial Set Maps (1789-1969)
    To access a specific database simply select the check box next to the resource you want to search.


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  • by Congressional Quarterly

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: The CQ Weekly Report is known as the pre-eminent resource for Congress-watchers who need nonpartisan information on Capitol Hill. The Weekly Report on the web includes access to the full text of all articles published since 1983. A user may browse through articles in the current issue or search for past articles using words, dates, subjects or other criteria. The web service will also provide users with access to some Weekly Report articles prior to when they are available in print.


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  • by FirstSearch

    Type: Index & Abstract

    Description: 1976 to date. Updated monthly. U.S. Government publications index. Records on all subjects of interest to the U.S. government. The duPont-Ball Library receives a large number of items indexed in this database. Check the library catalog, WebCat, for holdings.


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  • Legislative Insight

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    by ProQuest

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: Documents produced as a bill moves through the legislative process to become a law. Full-text publication types associated with a legislative history include the Public Law text, all versions of enacted and related bills, Congressional Record excerpts, and committee hearings, reports, and documents. All of these publication types can be used in court to determine the intent of Congress in enacting legislation in cases where the statutory language is ambiguous. Other full-text publication types are included in our legislative histories to provide users with background material are committee prints, CRS reports, and miscellaneous congressional publications. Presidential signing statements are also included. .


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  • Pro & Con

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    by Congressional Digest

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: Congressional Digest, The Pro & Con Monthly is designed to educate professionals and the public by providing an impartial view of controversial issues in Congress. Included in Pro & Con are: Congressional Digest which includes transcripts of government hearings and Pro & Con views of issues before Congress Supreme Court Debates with Pro & Con positions on important cases before the Supreme Court International Debates with Pro & Con positions on important cases before international tribunals Pro & Con Online, an online database of issues and teaching resources.


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  • by RIA

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: RIA CheckPoint is a set of accounting databases that includes: Federal Tax Library; Tax Notes Today; State & Local Tax Newsletter; International Tax Newsletter; State and Local Tax Library; Government Accounting & Auditing Disclosure Manual; and Government Accounting & Financial Reporting Manual. Students in the School of Business Administration tax classes will register to establish individual logins and passwords to allow them to tailor accounts. These accounts are valid for one semester. For detailed information on setting up an account see http://guides.stetson.edu/riacheckpoint


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  • Vietnam War

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    by ProQuest

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: The History of the Vietnam War provides a comprehensive and systematically organized collection of material on this series of events. All aspects of the war are covered in this collection - from the Viet Cong and the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Southeast Asia to the campuses and political forums in the U.S. Conflicting perceptions about the nature, course, and purpose of the war are represented. The collection spans 21 years and includes 365,000 pages of materials. Contents include: unclassified and declassified U.S. Government documents and reports; captured documents; transcripts of interviews with defectors; prisoner of war interrogation reports; newspaper and periodical clippings from American, Vietnamese, Asian, and European English-language publications; media monitoring documents from the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) and the Department of Commerce Joint Publications Research Service (JPRS); scholarly monographs and studies; transcripts of speeches and press conferences by leaders on both sides; uncopyrighted books; monographs and similar published source materials; propaganda leaflets and similar materials published by both sides; and a number of unpublished book-length manuscripts chiefly by Vietnamese writers.


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