Databases: Political Science

  • by Alexander Street Press

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    Description: American History in Video provides the largest collection of video available online for the study of American history. The collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events, and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries. The current release provides 4,848 titles, equaling approximately 1,215 hours of video.


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  • by ProQuest

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    Description: Part 1: Organizational Records and Personal Papers of notable people and organizations in the Black Freedom Movement such as Bayard Rustin, Mary McLeod Bethune, A. Philip Randolph, the American Committee on Africa, the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and the Black Power Movement (Revolutionary Action Movement). Part 2: Federal Government Records, including African Americans in the Military; Black Workers in the Era of the Great Migration, 1916-1929; Centers of the Southern Struggle: FBI Files on Montgomery, Albany, St. Augustine, Selma, and Memphis; Civil Rights during the Bush Administration; Civil Rights during the Carter Administration; Civil Rights during the Eisenhower Administration; Civil Rights during the Johnson Administration; Civil Rights during the Kennedy Administration; Civil Rights during the Nixon Administration. Civil Rights Movements and the Federal Government, including Records of the Interstate Commerce Commission on Discrimination in Transportation, 1961-1970; Records of the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division, 1958-1973; Records of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Police-Community Relations in Urban Areas, 1954-1966; Records of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, School Desegregation in the South, 1965-1966; Records of the U.S.Commission on Civil Rights, Special Projects, 1960-1970. Department of Justice Classified Subject Files on Civil Rights, 1914-1949; East St. Louis Riot of 1917; FBI Files on Black Extremist Organizations: COINTELPRO Files on Black Hate Groups and Investigation of the Deacons of Defense and Justice; FBI Files of Black Extremist Organizations: Huey Newton and Eldridge Cleaver of the Black Panther Party; Federal Surveillance of Afro-Americans (1917-1925): The First World War, the Red Scare, and the Garvey Movement; Martin Luther King, Jr. FBI File; New Deal Agencies and Black America; Peonage Files of the U.S. Department of Justice, 1901-1945; President Truman's Committee on Civil Rights; Records of the Committee on Fair Employment Practices, Racial Tension File, 1943-1945; Records of the Tuskegee Airmen.


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    Related Research Guides: Africana Studies Research

  • by Gale

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    Description: A digital archive of primary sources that serves as an extensive record of political life in Occupied Western Europe from the original intelligence reports received by the British Foreign Office following the breakdown of normal diplomatic relations during wartime. Includes links to related resources and commissioned essays by leading experts.


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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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    Related Research Guides: Congressional Research

  • 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 ProQuest

    Type: Reference

    Description: CultureGrams consists of three editions of country reports updated annually: World Edition is especially useful for those in international business or planning trips abroad. It is a concise reference tool created by natives and long-time residents to give you an insider's perspective. Each report seeks a balance between generality and breadth, on one hand, and detail and depth on the other. Local customs, are included, along with national flags, national anthems, basic economic and social data, politics and history, etc. World Kids Edition contains some of the same information as the World Edition, but the format and content is oriented toward the K-8 grade levels. This will be especially useful for those in the Teacher Education Department in creating social studies lesson plans. The National Curriculum Standards for history, social studies, and English language arts are included. States Edition is also designed for grades K-8, with information on politics, history, geography, economics, etc., of the fifty states and Washington, D.C.


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  • by Gale

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: Originally microfilmed as Records of the U.S. Department of State Relating to the Internal Affairs of East Germany, this digital collection provides an in-depth look into the creation of the East German state, living conditions, and its people. Documents included in this collection are predominantly instructions to and despatches from U.S. diplomatic, and consular personnel regarding political, military, economic, social, industrial, and other internal conditions and events in East Germany. Material date ranges: 1950-1963; more than 34,000 images.


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  • by Gale

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: This official statistical source provides rare, detailed data on the German economic situation during the Third Reich up to and throughout World War II. Consisting of Monatliche Nachweise-ber den Auswartigen Handel Deutschlands (January 1933-June 1939); Der Aussenhandel Deutschlands Monatliche Nachweise (July 1939); and Sondernachweis der Aussenhandel Deutschlands (August 1939-1944). More than 30,000 images from the London School of Economics and Political Science.


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  • Ethnic NewsWatch

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    by ProQuest

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: Ethnic NewsWatch is a full-text collection of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. A rich collection of articles, editorials, columns, reviews, etc. provide a broad diversity of perspectives and viewpoints -- the other sides of the stories. The database supports programs in business, education, ethnic and cultural studies, literature and the arts, environmental studies, history, journalism, political science and government, public policy, sociology and contemporary culture, Spanish language and culture and more. Full-text searching and complete indexing available. Text in English or Spanish, but articles are not translated. Publication often delayed up to one year after original publication.


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  • Hein (Law and Legal)

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    by Hein

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    Description: Provided by the Stetson University College of Law. Hein Online is a rich legal database that includes law journals, government documents, legal classics, court and trial documents, and much more.


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  • by ProQuest

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: This historical archive includes full page images of newspaper articles, including advertisements. Indexing is keyword. Pages may be printed, emailed, or saved to disk. The library subscribes to the full package: The New York Times- 1851-2001 Library also has microfilm 1851 to date (1851-1856 published under title of New York Daily Times) The Wall Street Journal- 1889-1989 Library also has microfilm 1961to date The Washington Post- 1877-1988 The Christian Science Monitor- 1908-1991 Library also has microfilm 1968-2003 Los Angeles Times- 1881-1976 You may also limit your search to an individual newspaper by selecting it. For recent newspaper articles, see our Newspaper Databases.


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  • by ABC-CLIO

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    Description: Wide-ranging and easy to use, the Latino American Experience is the first-ever full-text database focusing on the history and culture of Latinos living in the United States. Content spans from the pre-Columbian Indigenous civilizations of the Americas, through the Spanish and Mexican settlement of much of what is now the United States, to the triumphs and challenges facing present-day U.S. Latinos. Featuring more than 150 titles (including award-winning titles from Greenwood, Praeger, Arte Publico, Columbia University Press, and other imprints), 1500 images, hundreds of primary documents, Spanish-language content, a Timeline, and 225 vetted web sites, LAE is the most comprehensive digital resource to date to focus exclusively on Latinos, the largest and fastest-growing minority group in America.


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    Related Research Guides: Latin American Studies Research

  • 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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  • by Gale

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: Access made possible through a cooperative agreement with the Stetson College of Law. Making of Modern Law comprises over 21,000 fully searchable works from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries on British Commonwealth and American law, with 14,900 titles from the nineteenth century and 7,100 titles from the years 1900 to 1926. It covers nearly every aspect of law, encompassing a range of analytical, theoretical, and practical literature, some very rare. The monographs and materials in Legal Treatises include casebooks, local practice manuals, books on legal form, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, and speeches.


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  • by Gale

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    Description: Access made possible through a cooperative agreement with the Stetson College of Law. Covering a vast range of legal history from the beginnings of the modern period to the early twentieth century, this unprecedented archive is by far the world's most comprehensive full-text collection of Anglo-American trials.


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  • by Alexander Street

    Type: Full-Text

    Description: Politics and Current Affairs Video Online is part of the Academic Video Online library that provides tens of thousands of streaming video that can be used by faculty, students, and staff.


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  • Pro & Con

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    by Congressional Digest

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    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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  • 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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  • by World Bank

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    Description: Please Note: It is recommended that you use the Mozilla Firefox browser to search this database. If you are going to be using Internet Explorer and plan to download data to Excel, you must adjust the setting on your workstation as directed in: http://data.worldbank.org/about/faq/technical-problems before starting your search. Free database provided by the World Bank. See also: World Bank Data. WDI is the World Bank annual compilation of data about development. There are more than 550 indicators of economic and socio-economic data covering People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links. The data cover more than 225 countries and groups.


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    Related Research Guides: Using World Development Indicators