Political Science

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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Past Masters (InteLex version)

Description

Full-text editions primarily in the field of philosophy, but also included are history of science, economics, literature, political science, religion, and sociology. Original language texts are available in Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, and Latin, as well as in English translation. Among the authors included are Aquinas, Aristotle, Austen, Austin, Ayer, Bentham, Berkeley, Davidson, Descartes, Dewey, Dickens, Eliot, Engels, Fichte, Hegel, Hobbes, Hume, Kant, Kierkegaard, Leibniz, Locke, Machiavelli, Marx, Mill, Nietzsche, Peirce, Plato, Santayana, Schopenhauer, Sidgwick, Spinoza, Stith Thompson, Wittgenstein, Wollstonecraft, and Yeats.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
500 B.C. - 1950 A.D.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8949
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Universal Database of Russian Newspapers

Alternative Titles
UDB
Description

Provides full text of over 40 of the major newspapers and serials published in Russia, the Soviet Union, or its successor states. Most titles are in Russian or English, with two in Chechen.  Updated daily with over 900 new articles each day. Fully searchable.

Type
Article Index
Database
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1996 [or earlier]-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8857
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iPoll

Alternative Titles
iPoll (Roper Center for Public Opinion Research)
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
Description
Polling data from nearly 400,000 questions asked on national public opinion surveys. Searchable by keyword, polling organization, and date. May not work with Internet Explorer on computers with Windows NT.
Type
Statistics
Coverage
1935-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8831
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Access UN

Alternative Titles
Readex United Nations Index
Description

This databases contains complete bibliographic citations of UN documents and publications. Indexes United Nations documents since 1946, including Official Records, sales publications, masthead documents.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1946 to present 1946 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8793
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Past Masters (DLPS version)

Alternative Titles
Past Masters (InteLex version)
Description

Includes over 100 texts by major philosophers and political thinkers from ancient Greece to the 19th century--Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Leibniz, Spinoza, many 18th and 19th century English philosophers (Hobbes, Locke, Hume, Mill, et. al.), and others.

NOTE: this is an older version of Past Masters which does not contain new, added content. Please see the InteLex version for our complete holdings of electronic texts from Past Masters.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
500 B.C. - 1900 A.D.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8711
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Polling the Nations

Description

Compilation of questions and responses from more than 18,000 national, state, local and special surveys from over 1700 polling organizations in the U.S. and over 100 other countries.  Survey topics include health care policy, foreign policy, the internet, immigration, religion, abortion, the economy, the European Union, presidential races, and technology.  Users can create graphs and export results to Excel.

University Library has license for eight simultaneous users, Ann Arbor campus only.

Type
Statistics
Coverage
1986-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8571
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Foreign Broadcast Info Index

Alternative Titles
Foreign Broadcast Information Service Electronic Index
Description
Indexes CIA translations of newswire and news broadcast services from around the world. The publications themselves are available on microfiche in the Graduate Library, MICRO-F X208 to X215. (For full text since 1996, see World News Connection.)
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1975 - 1996
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8499
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Declassified Documents Reference System (DDRS)

Alternative Titles
Declassified Documents Reference System: The United States (DDRS-US)
Description
Full text of Presidential, Executive Branch, and Congressional documents since World War II declassified under the Freedom of Information Act. Subjects include foreign relations, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, civil rights movement, assassinations, etc.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1945 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8497
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Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (GPO Monthly Catalog) [FirstSearch]

Alternative Titles
CGP
Government Printing Office Monthly Catalog
Description

Provides citations to U.S. federal government publications. Contains references to books, reports, studies, serials, maps and other publications. Topics covered include finance, business, demographics, foreign relations, public health and social issues.

Type
Catalog
Coverage
1976 - 2012. No longer updated as of June 2012.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8475
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