Current news, polls and predictions covering the United States Congress and the President. Includes the Almanac of American Politics, which profiles of current members of Congress and other elected officials. National Journal Subscriber also includes: National Journal Magazine, National Journal Daily, National Journal Hotline, Daybook, and columns such as The Cook Report.
Public Affairs Index is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of national and global contemporary public policy issues ranging from public health, the environment, housing, human and civil rights, to international commerce and conflict. This database draws from a diverse array of scholarly journals, conference papers, trade publications and government documents to provide up-to-date information on a broad range of topics of concern to the world today.
Collection of directories, encyclopedias and guides on US politics and policy from CQ Press. Includes Washington Information Directory.
Collection of over 30 political science reference books, including current and all past issues. Includes Exit Polls: Surveying the Amerian Electorate, Guide to Political Campaigns in America, Guide to the Presidency, Encyclopedia of Political Science, Washington Information Directory, Historic Documents Series and many others.
SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application that allows you to create thematic maps and reports using demographic, business and marketing data. Data can be downloaded for use with other software such as Excel and GIS.
Provides CIA translations of newswires and broadcast services from around the world in full-text from 1941-1996.
"The United States' principal record of political and historical open source intelligence." -- Readex.
For full text after 1996, see World News Connection.
FBIS available on microfiche in the Graduate Library, MICRO-F X208 to X215.
CQ Almanac contains unbiased, objective and comprehensive summaries of all Capitol Hill activity from the previous congress.
Consists of over 35 themed collections of more than 90,000 declassified and FOIA'd documents that led to U.S. policy decisions. Includes collections on Afghanistan, Chile, China, Colombia, El Salvador, Iran, Japan, Korea, Nicaragua, Peru, the Philippines, South Africa, and the Soviet Union. Topic collections include The Berlin Crisis, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War and more.
CQ Researcher is noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports are published weekly in print and online 44 times a year by CQ Press, a division of Congressional Quarterly Inc. Each single-themed, 12,000-word report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist. The consistent, reader-friendly organization provides researchers with an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.