ATLA Religion Database (EBSCO)
ATLA Religion Database is the leading international database indexing citations in all scholarly fields of religion. ATLA Religion Database includes over 350,000 article citations from 1,400 journals, over 150,000 essay citations from 14,000 multi-author works, and over 350,000 book review citations 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. CQ Researcher
CQ Researcher report offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy. Each CQ Researcher report is based on a common structure: overview, background, current situation, pro/con section, special focus, chronology, bibliography and next step. CQ Weekly
(from 1983-) provides searching by topic, page number, committee, "exact phrases or words," bill number, byline or reporter and by Boolean full-text and date searches. Detailed floor votes dating back to August 1983 are easily retrieved. Congressional (Proquest)
Provides access to every facet of U.S. Legislative activity: hearings transcripts and submitted testimony, committee reports, bills, public laws, congressional member public interest group ratings, selected committee prints, congressional documents, the Congressional Record, the Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations, and the U.S. Code. 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). Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
Commerce Reports, Country Reports, Country Profiles (last published in 2008) and Market Indicators and Forecasts from the Economist Intelligence Unit offer monthly and annual in depth analysis, data and ratings for the infrastructure, demographics, political scene, domestic economy, foreign trade, including regional and industrial sector breakdowns for over 200 countries. Historic Documents (Online Edition)
Contains 32 volumes of primary sources. Each volume includes approximately one hundred documents covering the most significant events of the year. These documents range from presidential speeches, international agreements, and Supreme Court decisions to U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions. 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. IMF Statistics
International Monetary Fund statistics on Balance of Payments, International Financial Statistics, Government Finance Statistics and Direction of Trade Statistics. Time series are presented in browsable and searchable tree. Results may be downloaded in a variety of formats. JSTOR
A searchable and browsable archive of full-text core journals in the humanities, social sciences and mathematics. OECD iLibrary
Data and metadata for OECD countries and some selected non-member countries for everything from Agriculture to Welfare. OpinionArchives
Provides an accessible and invaluable source of information of electronic archives to leading journals of opinion. Search the full text of over 740 years of archives including Harpers Magazine, The New Republic, The Nation, Commentary, NACLA, Commonweal, American Spectator, National Review and The New York Review of Books. An invaluable resource, providing in-depth analysis of topics such as the cold war, the Arab-Israeli conflict, American foreign policy, defense, the Supreme Court, affirmative action, welfare, crime, immigration, religion, education, art, literature, militarism, human rights violations, environmental destruction, classical music, and much more. 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. ProQuest Central
Vast aggregated full-text database Project Muse
Searchable collection of recent full-text humanities, social science and mathematics journals published by Johns Hopkins University Press. 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. Worldwide Political Science Abstracts - WPSA (ProQuest)
This database provides abstracts and indexing of the international literature of political science and international relations, along with complementary fields, including international law and public administration/policy. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500+ serials publications and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations and working papers. The database is simultaneously searchable with other ProQuest databases such as ProQuest Newspapers.
The heart of the website consists of issues of the AfricaFocus Bulletin. The site also features convenient regularly updated news feeds from the BBC's Africa service and AllAfrica.com
Al Jazeera - AJE
Founded in 2000 as internet-community of journalists that monitor and write about Russian, American, British, and other Western security and intelligence agencies.
BBC World Service Deutsche-Welle
24-hour English-language news and current affairs TV channel headquartered in Doha, Qatar. The station broadcasts news features and analysis, documentaries, live debates, current affairs, business, technology, and sports. The channel aims to provide both a regional voice and a global perspective to a potential world audience of over one billion English speakers who don't have an Anglo-American worldview.
Europe Media Monitor (EMM)
Germany’s international broadcaster that produces television, radio and online content in 30 languages. It provides a European perspective to its global audience and promotes intercultural dialogue.
European Commisssion, Democrate General, Joint Research Centre experimental news feed. The selection and placement of stories are determined automatically by a computer program.
Guardian world service
The main features of the Commission's web site are the latest official press releases; photos and live TV coverage of EU affairs; details of forthcoming events; links to the;
policies administered and implemented by the Commission ; the possibility of influencing the decision-making process; easy access to its organisation (meetings, work programme, contacts...) and direct links to its key information services.
International Crisis Group
The Guardian, formerly The Manchester Guardian, is a leading British national daily newspaper, associated with a complex organisational structure and international multimedia and web presence.
Note: Guardian newspaper articles are also available full-text in the Lexis Nexis Academic
database, from July 1984 - to present.
Komsomolskaia Pravda Mideast Wire.com
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.
A daily email newsletter offering a concise, translated briefs covering some of the key political, cultural, economic and opinion pieces appearing in the media of the 22 Arab countries, Iran and the Arab Diaspora.
United Nations News Centre
International multimedia news agency, providing investing news, world news, business news, technology news, headline news, small business news, news alerts, personal finance, stock market, and mutual funds information available on Reuters.com, video, mobile, and interactive television platforms.
Breaking news from the UN news service
American Presidency Project
The American Presidency Project, was established in 1999 as a collaboration between John T. Woolley and Gerhard Peters at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The archives contain 102,014 documents related to the study of the Presidency. Avalon Project - Yale Law School
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. CIA - The World Factbook
The online Factbook is updated bi-weekly.
The U.S. government’s complete geographical handbook, featuring full-color maps and flags of all nations and geographical entities. Each country profile tracks such demographics as population, ethnicity and literacy rates, as well as political, geographical and economic data. (Bartleby.com) Countries at the Crossroads
A new edition of Crossroads is published each year, with half the set of countries analyzed in odd years and the other half in even year. Countries at the Crossroads is an annual analysis of government performance in 70 strategically important countries worldwide that are at a critical crossroads in determining their political future. European Central Bank (ECB) Statistical Data Warehouse National Archives and Records Administration (US) - NARA
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation's record keeper of the most important legal and historical documents and materials created in the course of United States Federal government business. National Security Archive
The National Security Archive is an independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. The Archive collects and publishes declassified documents acquired through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Nations in Transit
Nations in Transit is Freedom House’s comprehensive, comparative study of democratic development in 29 countries from Central Europe to Eurasia. Populaiton Reference Bureau
THOMAS - federal legislative information from the Library of Congress
Its stated mission is to inform people around the world about population, health, and the environment, and empower them to use that information to advance the well-being of current and future generations.
Beginning with 101st Congress (1989) through current Congress, provides full text of bills, public laws, Senate and House committee reports, Roll Call votes, and the Congressional Record. Also contains some historical Congressional documents that can be searched by keyword. (Scheduled to be replaced by http://beta.congress.gov/ in 2013). U.S. Department of State UN - Map Library
The Dag Hammarskjöld Library - Map Library houses over 80,000 maps, some 3,000 atlases, gazetteers, travel guides, reference works and digital products; includes thematic and topographic maps. Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP)
Includes the UCDP Conflict Encyclopedia, downloadable datasets, definitions, publications, charts and graphs and useful links. Maintained by Uppsala University's Department of Peace and Conflict Research to conduct research in several major areas of peace and conflict studies. WHOSIS (World Health Organization)
Core health indicators, searchable by variables & country. World Bank Data & Research
The World Bank also know as the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development is a cooperative that provides technical and financial assistance to developing countries. Reports and data on health, infrastructure, trade, environment, education, debt, corruption, and industrial and agricultural development. World Bank World Development Indicators (WDI)
"World Development Indicators (WDI) publication is the World Bank's premier annual compilation of data about development. The 2007 WDI includes more than 900 indicators." The WDI and GDF Online is owned and copyrighted by the World Bank and the users may not copy, reverse engineer, modify, decompile or disassemble WDI and GDF Online or its operating software. While every effort has been made to ensure the high quality and accuracy of WDI and GDF Online, the Bank does not warrant that the functions contained in WDI and GDF Online shall meet the users? requirements or that the operation of WDI Online shall be uninterrupted or error-free. World Health Organization (WHO) - Data and statistics
Data and statistics from WHO, the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system.