Government, Politics & Law

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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International Financial Statistics (IFS) Database

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If you need help finding alternative sources of information, or experience problems not noted here, contact Ask A Librarian.

Details: Off campus access to IMF International Financial Statistics database is limited. On campus access still can access the full data set.

Alternative Titles
Intl Financial Stats
International Monetary Fund, IMF Stats
Description

The IFS database contains approximately 32,000 time series covering more than 200 countries and areas. Data can be exported in Excel, CSV, Tab delimited, and HTML formats.

No "sign in" is necessary to view content. If individual users want to download data, please create a personal account. 

Type
Statistics
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9027
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International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (IESBS)

Alternative Titles
IESBS
Description

Online version of the largest reference work published in the social and behavioral sciences. Subjects covered include: anthropology, psychology, demography, economics, education, gender studies, law, linguistics,public policy, sociology, urban planning, etc.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
1st Ed.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9025
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World News Connection

Alternative Titles
Worldnews Connect
FBIS
Foreign Broadcast Information Service
Description

CIA-sponsored translations of local news sources from around the world, including newspapers, radio and television broadcasts, etc. Searchable by keyword, region of the world, and date. Provides the full-text in English. World News Connection covers content from 1995-2013.  For older US government translation of foreign news please see Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) 1941-1996.  Per the National Technical Information System no new content will be released after December 31, 2013.

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1995-2013
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9015
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UN Treaty Collection

Alternative Titles
United Nations Treaty Collection
Description
Includes status and full text of all multilateral treaties deposited with the United Nations; bilateral and multilateral treaties registered with and published by the UN; and recently deposited multilateral treaties not yet published
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1946-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9013
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ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) Data Archive

Description

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research maintains the world's largest archive of computerized, numeric social science data. Topics covered include demography, economics, health care, politics, social behavior, public opinion.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Varies by data file
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8963
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ProQuest Congressional

Alternative Titles
Congressional Universe, Lexis-Nexis Congressional Universe
Lexis Nexis Congressional Universe LexisNexis Congressional
pq congressional
congressional
Description

ProQuest Congressional (previously called LexisNexis Congressional) indexes and abstracts Congressional committee publications, including hearings, committee prints, reports, documents, and public laws. It includes the full text of reports and documents (1789-1969), bills and resolutions (1789-present), hearings (1824-), Congressional Record (1985-1997), CRS Reports (1916-present), Statutes at Large (1789-), bill text (1989-) and Federal Register (1980-) as well as the Serial Set (1789-), the current U.S. Code and the Code of Federal Regulations.

 

Type
Article Index
Text Collection
Coverage
1789-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8851
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LexisNexis State Capital

Alternative Titles
Lexis Nexis State Capital Universe
State Capital Universe; Lexis-Nexis State Capital Universe
Description
Bill status and text for all 50 states since 1990; full text of current state legal and regulatory codes; state political newsletters; current state legislators. May be searched one state at a time or across any combination of states
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1990 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8849
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Current Index to Statistics

Alternative Titles
CIS, Current Index to Statistics
Description
A bibliographic index to publications in statistics and related fields. Covers all articles from 106 "core journals," selected articles from about 900 additional journals, and about 8000 books in statistics published since 1974.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1974 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8843
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