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History & Political Science Databases

CQ Researcher
CQ Researcher provides in-depth coverage of current events and issues. Original reports are searchable or browsable by topic or date.

Global Road Warrior
This database from World Trade Press is dedicated to excellence in giving country information with discussions about 175 countries and 121 topics for each of the countries. It emphasizes a country's culture, history, language, education, and global travel.

JSTOR is a multidisciplinary archive of scholarly works. It is a good database for researchers of art history, history, literature, and religious studies.

Military & Government Collection
This database offers current news about the military and US government agencies. Abstracts are available for the leading academic journals in the field with many full-text articles.

Nexis Uni (LexisNexis University Product)
Nexis Uni is a source of information on U.S. and international companies and executives. Includes print and online journals, television and radio broadcasts, newswires, and blogs; local, regional, national, and international newspapers; legal sources for federal and state cases and statutes, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1790.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) Global: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection
This is the premiere database for full-text access to dissertations and theses for humanities, social sciences, education, religion, and business.

History & Political Science Reference e‑Books

21st Century Political Science: A Reference Handbook
21st Century Political Science: A Reference Handbook highlights the most important political science topics, issues, questions, and debates in the 21st Century.

American Civil War Reference Library
American Civil War Reference Library offers comprehensive and wide-ranging research options on this compelling era of American history. The material in each of the three titles has been reviewed by an independent advisory board for its curriculum relevance and its accessibility to students in grades 6-12.

American Home Front in World War II
American Home Front in WW II examines the effect of World War II on people living in America. The Almanac discusses major events on the home front, including the changing role of women, Civil Defense, and the draft. Biographies highlight 26 key figures, such as John L. Lewis, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and others.

Encyclopedia of the New American Nation
A three-volume survey of the formative years of the United States, starting just prior to the American Revolution and ending with the inauguration of Andrew Jackson in 1829. Presents 671 alphabetically arranged entries focusing on the major political markers and milestones, as well as the art, music, literature, and daily life, of this period.

History & Political Science Websites

A policy resource and network used by public servants in 140+ countries. Available to students as a free weekly email roundup of global government innovation and public service perspectives. Sign up through the website to subscribe.

The Cabinet Papers, 1915-1977
This site, from the United Kingdom National Archives, gives searchable and browsable (by theme) access to historical cabinet papers.

Digital History
This site aims to provide access to teaching materials and information sources about the quickly emerging academic field of Digital History. Lectures, essays, interviews, bibliographies, and more are provided.

This website, provided by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems, provides up-to-date and verified information about national elections around the world.

IDEA: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance supports sustainable democracy worldwide. Their website provides information about electoral processes, political parties, constitution building, and more.

National Archives and Records Administration
The official website for the National Archives, this website categorizes its materials by what audience they will be useful for family historians, veterans, educators and students, researchers, and more. Information about the Archives in general and Presidential Libraries is also provided.