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  • Academic Search Premier A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles and popular magazines covering all topics. A great database for beginning searches. 1980s-present (dates may vary).
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  • Alternative Press Index (current)
    Indexes journals covering cultural, economic, political & social change. 1991-current.
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  • Alternative Press Index Archive (1969-1990)
    Indexes journals covering cultural, economic, political & social change. 1969-1990.
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  • Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP)
    Bibliographic database of government documents available to U.S. Federal Depository Libraries. 1994-present.
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  • CenStats: U.S. Census Bureau
    Several databases of demographic and economic information, including Building Permits Data; International Trade Data; Census Tract Street Locator; Detailed Occupation by Race, Hispanic Origin and Sex; and USA Counties Data. From the US Census Bureau. See description for coverage.
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  • Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)
    Articles and reports on international affairs. Includes scholarly articles, papers from university research institutes and non-governmental organizations, foundation-funded research projects, and conference proceedings. 1991 - current.
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  • CQ Electronic Library
    Full-text of the CQ Weekly and The CQ Researcher, as well as the CQ Congress Collection. From the Congressional Quarterly. CQ Weekly Report: 1983 to current. CQ Researcher: 1991 to current.
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  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Full-text of several print reference books from Gale.
    Also Known As
    • GVRL
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  • GPO FDsys
    Text of Congressional Record, bills and bill tracking, Federal Register, U.S. Code, presidential documents, and more. 1971-current.
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  • ICPSR - Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
    Access to a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction. Covers political science, demographics, history, economics, international relations, and more. For assistance with complex data, contact Mark Maynard,
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  • LexisNexis News A Best Bet database
    National and international newspapers, news transcripts from TV and radio, and company financial reports. 1980s-current.
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  • NCJRS Abstracts Database A Best Bet database
    Covers all aspects of law enforcement and criminal justice. From the National Criminal Justice Reference System. 1972-current.
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  • New York Times Historical (1851-2007)
    Full-image archive of The New York Times. Includes the full-text of everything published in the newspaper. 1851-2006.
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  • Public Affairs Index
    Indexes journal articles, books, statistical yearbooks, conference proceedings, research reports and government documents world-wide on public affairs, political science, public administration, and international relations. Replaced PAIS 1/26/2017. 1915-current.
    Also Known As
    • PAIS International
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  • Scopus
    Scholarly journal articles and conference papers on any topic in science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts & humanities. Includes cited references and h-index information. 1996-present for cited reference searching; partial coverage, without references, to 1823.
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  • Social Work Abstracts
    Summarizes articles in 450+ journals in all areas of social work, including theory and practice, areas of service, social issues, and social problems. 1966-current.
    Limited to 8 simultaneous users.
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  • SocINDEX with Full Text A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles on sociology and related social and behavioral sciences. Hundred of scholarly journals available in full text; hundreds of other journals indexed. 25,000 author profiles. Replaced ProQuest Sociological Abstracts. Coverage dates vary; 1895-present.
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  • Women's Studies International (EBSCO)
    Core topics in women's studies as well as current topics in feminist research. Includes sociology, history, political science, public policy, business, and education. Indexes journals, newspapers, newsletters, books, proceedings, and dissertations. 1972-current.
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