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Databases - Specific

Legal Collection "an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts, and trends of the legal world."

Lexis Nexis Academic Includes newspapers, legal news, government publication, and more!

GPO Monthly Catalog (U.S. Goverment Publications) GALILEO logo from FirstSearch
The U.S. Government Printing Office Monthly Catalog of Publications contains citations to documents published by the GPO since July 1976. The Catalog includes references to congressional committee reports and hearings, debates, documents from executive departments, and more. The print edition counterpart to this database has been published by the government under various titles since 1895.

Databases - General

Research Library GALILEO logo from ProQuest
Provides full text for over 1,700 scholarly journals and general magazines. All subjects.

Academic Search Complete GALILEO logo from EBSCOhost
A scholarly, multi-disciplinary database that searches a total of 10,900 publications including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Full text is provided for 5,300 journals.

JSTOR
A digital archive of scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences. The collection's coverage begins with the earliest issues of these journals and continues up to a few years before current publication.

Current Issues

New!Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: "Since 1981 the Center has conducted research and provided analysis for state and federal fiscal policy and public programs. The reports, which are online beginning with 1996 publications, cover public policy regarding fiscal issues, poverty, health, housing, social security, taxation, and welfare reform." - Library Journal

CQ Researcher from Congressional Quarterly
Provides in-depth, balanced coverage of social and political issues. Each report treats a single issue prominent in the news and provides background, statistics, related legislation, current situation, outlook, and pro/con positions. 1991 - present.

Journals in Lane Library

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Selected Books in Lane library

REFERENCE BOOKS
Almanac of American Politics Ref JK 1012 . A44 2006
America at the Polls 1920-1956; 1960-2000 Ref JK 524 .M329 .M33
Congressional Quarterly Almanac Ref JK 1 .C749
Continuum Political Encyclopedia of the Middle East Ref DS 62 .P64 2002
Encyclopedia of Latin American Politics Ref F 1410 .E56 2002
Encyclopdedia of the United States Cabinet Ref E 176 .G89 2000
Great Jobs for Political Science Majors Ref JA 88 .U6 R68 2004
Statesman's Yearbook Ref JA51 .S797 2005
Washington Information Directory Ref JK 421 .W33 2006
World Encyclopedia of Political Systems and Parties Ref JF 2011 .W67 1999
SOME RECENT BOOKS
American at the Crossroads: Democracy, Power, and the Neoconservative Legacy JZ1480 .F85 2006
American Government: Readings and Cases JK21 .A445 2006
American Theocracy...Peril & Politics of Radical Religion, Oil & Borrowed Money in the 21st C. E902 .P47 2006b
Approaching Democracy JK274 .B524 2007
Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy E902 .C468 2006
Mass Media and American Politics HN90.M3 G7 2006
Wars of Position: the Cultural Politics of Left and Right JA75.7 .B74 2006
Watchdogs of Democracy: Waning of the Wash. Press Corps and How it Failed... PN4738 .T56 2006

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