Government, Politics & Law

U.S. Congressional Serial Set

Alternative Titles
U.S. Congressional Serial Set [ProQuest]
Serial Set
Lexis Nexis U.S. Congressional Serial Set
ProQuest Serial Set
Description

The U.S. Congressional Serial Set and the American State Papers. The Serial Set contains all the official Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives from 1789 to the present.  Also includes presidential messages and treaty documents.  The Serial Set is an extraordinary collection of primary source material on all aspects of American history. Includes over 62,000 maps which can be searched separately or together with the Serial Set.

Type
E-Book(s)
Map(s)
Coverage
Documents and maps: 1st Congress-present (1789- )
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9231
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LLMC Digital (Law Library Microform Consortium)

Description

Digital versions of the LLMC (Law Library Microform Consortium) collections. A work in progress, the site currently contains material on U.S. federal law: administrative, legislative and judicial resources. It will grow to include U.S and foreign law material, both primary and secondary.

Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
Coverage varies by title
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9207
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World Bank e-Library

Alternative Titles
world bank elibrary
Description

Online, fully cross-searchable and browsable collection of over 3,900 World Bank documents. The collection consists of over 1,600 World Bank publications and over 2,300 Policy Research Working Papers, plus each new book and paper as they are published. You can browse the e-Library by region: Africa, East Asia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Latin America, and Middle East - North Africa. Topics covered in the e-library include Topics in the e-Library include: Agriculture and Rural Development; Banking, Finance, and Investment; Business Procurement; Commodities, Pricing, and Trade; Current Affairs; Data Publication; Development Economics; Economics (General); Education and Training; Energy, Industry, and Mining; Environment and Pollution Prevention; Gender; Globalization; Governance, Civil Society, and Participation; Health, Nutrition, and Population; Infrastructure, Transport, and Urban Development; Labor and Income; Legal and Judicial Issues; Poverty; Private Sector; Public Policy; Social and Cultural Issues; Technology and Telecommunications; Water Supply and Sanitation; World Bank

Type
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
Coverage varies
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9199
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USPTO Patent Database

Alternative Titles
US Patent Full-text and Image Database
Description
The database includes information about all United States patents (including utility, design, reissue, plant patents and SIR documents) from the first patent issued in 1790 to the most recent issue week. Patents from January 1976 to the present offer the full searchable text, including all bibliographic data, such as the inventor's name, the patent's title, and the assignee's name; the abstract; the full description of the invention; and the claims. The display of each patent's full-text includes a hyperlink to obtain full-page images of each page of the patent. Information from Certificates of Correction and Reexaminations is not included in the full-text database per se, but can be found as pages attached to the full-page images of the original patent. Patents from 1790 to December 1975 offer only the patent number and the current US patent classification in the text display, and can be searched only by those fields. However, this limited text display also includes a hyperlink to obtain full-page images of each page of the patent.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9139
Access
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Subjects

Occupational Safety & Health Reporter

Description

In-depth articles on developments affecting job safety and health, including federal standards, enforcement activities, litigation, research programs, legislation, state actions, and union activities; coverage of the OSHA and OSH Review Commission.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1996 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9107
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Washington Post, 1877-1994

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Washington Post
PQHN: WP
Description

Searchable access to the complete backfile of the Washington Post, available in full page images digitized from microfilm. (For access to the full text of the Washington Post from 1994-present, use NewsBank Access World News or LexisNexis Academic.)

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1877 - 1994 Includes complete full text of every issue from the first (December 6, 1877) through the December 31st issue of 16 years ago. (One year of additional content from 16 years ago is added annually.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9071
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CQ Voting and Elections Collection

Alternative Titles
America Votes, America at the Polls, Politics in America, Guide to U.S. Elections
Description
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9055
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CQ Supreme Court Collection

Description
Provides historical analysis and commentary of Supreme Court decisions, biographies of Supreme Court justices, Supreme Court institutional history, and the U.S. Constitution.
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9053
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CQ Congress Collection

Description

Provides analysis of members of Congress, their legislative voting behavior, interest groups, and their interactions in crafting public policy. Also explains institutional and organizational history, the legislative process, and public policy decision-making.

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9051
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CIAO

Alternative Titles
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)
Description

Full text of conference proceedings, think tank articles, some journals, and working papers on international affairs.  Also includes case studies, policy briefs, course packs and videos.  Atlas provided by Economist Intelligence Unit.

Type
Article Index
Subject Gateway
Coverage
1995-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9043
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