Academic OneFile (Gale)
A premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. America: History and Life (Ebsco)
A complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. The database also includes citations and links to book and media reviews. CIAO - Columbia International Affairs Online
A resource that aggregates dispersed content about theory and research in international affairs. CIAO includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, full-text journal articles and policy briefs, and teaching materials including original case studies written by leading international affairs experts, course packs of background readings for history and political science classes, and special features. Advanced searching capability is present and results can be sorted by date and relevance. CIAO also provides links to international affairs Internet sources. All sections of CIAO are updated monthly. CQ Electronic Library (CQ Press)
Combines many CQ Press resources for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. Access is provided to Congress and the Nation (1945-2004), Historic Documents Series (1972 -), Political Handbook of the World, Supreme Court Yearbook (1989 -), Vital Statistics on American Politics and the Washington Information Directory. Declassified Documents Reference System (DDRS)
A primary source database that ranges from the years immediately following World War II through the 1970s. Major foreign and domestic events from these years are covered such as: the Cold War, Vietnam, foreign policy shifts, the civil rights movement, and many others. After researchers visit presidential libraries and request documents, the libraries photocopy and provide them for filming, scanning, indexing and abstracting. Dissertations and Theses Full Text (ProQuest)
A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses with over 2.4 million dissertations and theses included from around the world.The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works. Each dissertation published since July 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master's theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637, and more than 65,000 new citations are added to the database every year. Where available, PQDT provides 24 Page Previews of dissertations and theses. In addition, nearly one million are available for download in PDF format. (Digital dissertations and theses are archived as submitted by the degree-granting institution. Some will be Native PDF, some PDF Image). Ethnic NewsWatch (ProQuest)
A comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS)-Selected Parts, Daily Report, 1974-1996
To be released in eight parts, the collection, provides perspectives about more than 100 countries outside of the U.S, featuring transcripts of foreign news broadcasts translated into English from materials selected by the CIA for distribution to U.S. policymakers and security analysts. The first series of this historical archive features the Middle East, Africa (Sub-Saharan) and South Asia. HeinOnline
This legal database provides fully-searchable and image-based text of over 500 law journals, Supreme Court Reports, Treaties in Force, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents (1977-2003) and the Federal Register (1936-1994). Historical Abstracts (Ebsco)
An annotated reference guide to the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present. Includes journal articles, book reviews and dissertations. Historical New York Times (ProQuest)
The New York Times is a unique full-image archive that brings you the entire historical run of The New York Times, in-depth coverage of science and politics. It offers complete coverage from 1851 to the present with the exception of the most current two years. Includes classified ads, comics and cartoons, photos, maps, graphics, etc., editorials and commentary. ICPSR
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research holdings include several time series and other types of aggregate data, its holdings consist mainly of raw data derived from surveys, censuses, and administrative records. The data holdings contain some 6,000 studies and 450,000 files that cover a wide range of social science areas such as population, economics, education, health, social and political behavior, social and political attitudes, history, crime, aging, and substance abuse. Click for searching tips. JSTOR
A searchable and browsable archive of full-text core journals in the humanities, social sciences and mathematics. Lexis Nexis Academic
Provides full-text access to a wide range of news (national, international, regional, business, legal, and foreign language), business (company financial news and information, accounting, auditing & tax information, industry and market news), and legal (law reviews, federal case law, state legal research) sources. It also features news transcripts, the U.S. Code, Constitution & Court rules, state and country profiles, medical abstracts, and reference & directory sources. Opposing Viewpoints Resources in Context (Gale)
Access information on social issues through viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to web sites and full-text magazine and newspaper articles. PAIS International (ProQuest)
The PAIS International database contains references to more than 460,000 journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more. Newspapers and newsletters are not indexed. PAISArchive [1915-1976]
Retrospective database chronicling global public policy and social issues. Provides selective subject and bibliographical access to periodicals, books, hearings, reports, gray literature, government publications, and other English-language materials published around the world. Contains more than 700,000 records, originally published in the PAIS Bulletin, 1915-1976. ProQuest Central
Vast aggregated full-text database PsycARTICLES (ProQuest)
PsycARTICLES is a database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber. Social Sciences Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
Provides access to current bibliographic information and cited references from the journal literature in the physical and social sciences. Search by article title word, journal title, author, cited author or reference, or address word (e.g. author's institution). Coverage begins 1956 to present. Sociological Abstracts (ProQuest)
Covers sociological topics in fields such as anthropology, economics, education, medicine, community development, philosophy, demography, political science, and social psychology. Journals published by sociological associations, groups, faculties and institutes, and periodicals containing the term "sociology" in their titles are abstracted fully. SpringerLink
An integrated database for journals, books, protocols, eReferences, and book series published by Springer. Villanova has full-text access to more than 2,500 fully peer-reviewed journals and some books, including the Lecture Notes in Mathematics and Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series. The Current Digest of the Russian Press
The Digest is a comprehensive retrospective digest of the news presented to the Soviet and Russian public for more than a half-century, from the beginnings of the Cold War through the emergence of Russia in the new balance of power. Each week it presents a selection of Russian-language press materials, carefully translated into English. The translations are intended for use in teaching and research. They are therefore presented as documentary materials without elaboration or comment, and state the opinions and views of the original authors, not of the publisher of the journal. The Times Archives 1785-1985
The Times is the "world's newspaper of record" and covers all major international historical events from the French Revolution to the Falkland War. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching. It is a digital reproduction, cover to cover, of the paper in PDF files.
Avalon Project - Yale Law School
EuroDocs: Online Sources for European History
Digital documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government. Collections include ancient to modern times, major documents collections, Project Diana - An Online Human Rights Archive and The International Military Tribunal for Germany - A Document Collection.
European Court of Human Rights
Selected Transcriptions, Facsimiles and Translations of primary documents.
See also http://eudocs.lib.byu.edu/index.php/Special:AllPages
Genocide Studies Program - Yale University
Basic treaties, court decisions and reports.
Links to many genocide and Holocaust websites and War Crimes Research Links.
Global Policy Forum
Genocide Watch is the Coordinator of the International Alliance to End Genocide. Genocide Watch exists to predict, prevent, stop, and punish genocide and other forms of mass murder. We seek to raise awareness and influence public policy concerning potential and actual genocide. Their purpose is to build an international movement to prevent and stop genocide.
Hague Justice Portal
Global Policy Forum (GPF), an independent policy watchdog that monitors the work of the United Nations and scrutinizes global policy making. GPF works particularly on the UN Security Council, the food and hunger crisis, and the global economy. We promote accountability and citizen participation in decisions on peace and security, social justice and international law.
Human Rights Watch
The Hague Justice Portal is a gateway to information, news and research on the Hague organisations in the fields of international peace, justice and security. It improves access to the Hague courts, tribunals and organisations and encourages academic debate. The Hague Justice Portal was created by The Hague Academic Coalition
International Court of Justice
Reporting on the alleged and actual human rights violations taking place around the world. You can search by country or region.
International Criminal Court (ICC)
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in April 1946. The seat of the Court is at the Peace Palace in The Hague (Netherlands). The Court’s role is to settle, in accordance with international law, legal disputes submitted to it by States and to give advisory opinions on legal questions referred to it by authorized United Nations organs and specialized agencies.
International Crisis Group
The International Criminal Court (ICC) is an independent international organisation, not part of the United Nations system. Its seat is at The Hague in the Netherlands. It is governed by the Rome Statute and is the first permanent, treaty based, international criminal court established to help end impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community.
Rome Statute web site
An independent, non-profit, non-governmental organisation committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict. Crisis Group is considered a leading independent, non-partisan, source of analysis and advice to governments, and intergovernmental bodies like the United Nations, European Union and World Bank, on the prevention and resolution of deadly conflict.
Rule of Law in Armed Conflicts Project (RULAC) United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law
The treaty establishing the international Criminal Court (ICC). The treaty entered into force on July 1, 2002, after 60 states ratified the statute and incorporated it into their own constitutions and legal systems (now numbering over 110 state parties).
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (ushmm)
The Lecture Series contains a permanent collection of lectures of enduring value on virtually every subject of international law including international law and human rights.
Yale Law School - International Law Resources (atrocities and genocides)
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is America’s national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country’s memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust. The Museum’s primary mission is to advance and disseminate knowledge about this unprecedented tragedy; to preserve the memory of those who suffered; and to encourage its visitors to reflect upon the moral and spiritual questions raised by the events of the Holocaust as well as their own responsibilities as citizens of a democracy.
Law resources about atrocities and genocides, human rights, Darfur and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP).
Chronological List of Political Apologies (up to 2003)
Comprehensive chronological listing of major political apologies and related events up to January, 2003. Correlates of War (COW)
The Correlates of War project seeks to facilitate the collection, dissemination, and use of accurate and reliable quantitative data in international relations. Death by Government - data
Background, data and statistics compiled by R.J. Rummel about genocide and government mass murder - called democide by the author. Documents on War Crimes and Crimes against humanity, genocide and terrorism
The University of Minnesota Human Rights Center has developed this Library housing one of the largest collections of core human rights documents, more than sixty thousand, including several hundred human rights treaties and other primary international human rights instruments. Facts on International Relations and Security Trends (FIRST)
The FIRST system offers researchers, politicians and the media an authoritative and structured factual reference system on Human Security Gateway - Human Security Report Project
international relations and security trends. It contains high-quality, up-to-date and clearly documented information in areas such as: conflicts, arms transfers and military expenditure, hard facts on states and international organizations, economic and social statistics, chronologies. Search by choosing a country and one or multiple datasets.
A research and information database regrouping electronic and bibliographic resources on human security. The Gateway is an initiative of the Human Security Report Project. Minorities at Risk Project (MAR)
MAR tracks 283 politically-active ethnic groups throughout the world from 1945 to the present -- identifying where they are, what they do, and what happens to them. MAR focuses specifically on ethnopolitical groups, non-state communal groups that have "political significance" in the contemporary world because of their status and political actions. Also includes The Minorities at Risk Organizational Behavior (MAROB) dataset, a subsidiary of the Minorities at Risk (MAR) Project initiated in 2005. Online Encyclopedia of Mass Violence (OEMV)
The OEMV is a regularly updated electronic database focusing on massacres and genocides of the 20th century; documenting and classifying relevant knowledge by continent, country and historical period. Resources provided include chronological indexes, case studies, analytical contributions on socio-political violence in a given country, a glossary of the terms most often used in the field of genocide studies as well as theoretical papers written by the most representative authors in the field. Political Apologies and Reparations Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) - statistical databases
SIPRI is an independent international institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. Established in 1966, SIPRI provides data, analysis and recommendations, based on open sources, to policymakers, researchers, media and the interested public. The SIPRI Yearbook
is also available in print in Falvey Library.
Access UN statistical databases through a single entry point.
Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies: Univeristy of Minnesota
Genocide Studies Program - Yale University
The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS) is an academic research institution at the University of Minnesota, dedicated to educating all sectors of society about the Holocaust and other genocides. This interdisciplinary approach to the study of the Holocaust and genocide takes the form of academic and historical inquiry aimed at raising individual and social awareness of the topic.
Links to many genocide and Holocaust websites and War Crimes Research Links. Institute for the Study of Genocide (ISG)
Founded in 1982, the ISG exists to promote and disseminate scholarship and policy analyses on the causes, consequences, and prevention of genocide. International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS)
Founded in 1994, the International Association of Genocide Scholars is a global, interdisciplinary, non-partisan organization that seeks to further research and teaching about the nature, causes, and consequences of genocide, and advance policy studies on genocide prevention. A central aim of the Association is to draw academics, activists, artists, genocide survivors, journalists, jurists, public policy makers, and other colleagues into the interdisciplinary study of genocide, with the goal of prevention. Membership is open to interested persons worldwide. International Network of Genocide Scholars (INOGs)
The International Network of Genocide Scholars (INoGS), founded on 14 January 2005 in Berlin, is a non-profit and non-partisan organization to foster scholarly exchange and academic debate on all aspects of genocide. INoGS is open to researchers, teachers and students from all academic disciplines working on genocide and mass violence. Prevent Genocide International
Prevent Genocide International, established in 1998, is a global education and action network for the prevention of genocide and crimes against humanity. The Holocaust History Project
The Holocaust History Project is a free archive of documents, photographs, recordings, videos and essays regarding the Holocaust, including direct refutation of Holocaust-denial. United States Institute of Peace (usip)
USIP is the independent, nonpartisan conflict management center created by Congress to prevent and mitigate international conflict without resorting to violence.USIP works to reduce the costs and risks for American military and civilians deployed to conflict areas abroad by training them to peacefully mitigate and manage conflicts. Yad Vashem - World Center for Holocaust Research, Education, Documentation and Commemoration
Established in 1953, as the world center for documentation, research, education and commemoration of the Holocaust, Yad Vashem is vital place of intergenerational and international encounter. As the Jewish people’s living memorial to the Holocaust, Yad Vashem safeguards the memory of the past and imparts its meaning for future generations. Zoryan Institute
An international academic and scholarly center devoted to the documentation, study, and dissemination of material related to Human rights and genocide studies, diaspora studies & homeland, in particular, Armenia.