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Proquest Congressional

(LexisNexis Congressional, Serial Set)
  • Best Bet
  • Primary Sources (Archival) | Reference Sources | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Citations and abstracts to hearings, committee reports, bill files, witness testimony, and more issued by Congress from 1769-present. Full-text is available through 2004, later for some titles. Full-Text Hearings 1824-2004; (CRS) Reports 1916-present, committee prints from 1830-current; Serials Set documents from 1789; the Congressional Record (1969-1994 in print); and Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations, 1789-2017.

Voxgov

  • Best Bet
  • Data & Statistics | Newspapers & News Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Voxgov

Links to official and ephemeral information issued by all branches of the U.S. Federal Government.

World Development Indicators

(World Bank)
  • Best Bet
  • Data & Statistics
  • Vendor: World Bank

Economic data for more than 200 countries from the World Bank and other organizations. Includes the 526 data series which has income group data. Data back to 1960 where available.

Ancestry.com

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Census, immigration, military service and other civil records. Focus is on US and UK and on their colonies/territories. U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930. Also includes 1930 Mexico Census.

California State Geoportal

  • Data & Statistics
  • Vendor: California

The California State Geoportal is a centralized geographic open data portal, which includes authoritative data and applications from a multitude of California state entities. The portal runs on the ESRI ArcGIS Online Hub platform, which provides many tools to access and view data and maps. It also enables users to tap into the broader ESRI ArcGIS Online suite of tools, either with a free public account or with a paid subscription account. The California State Geoportal has many tools available to users to help locate, view datasets as well as build their own maps. For further information, please visit the portal training page at https://gis.data.ca.gov/pages/training.

Catalog of Government Publications [current]

  • Primary Sources (Archival) | Reference Sources
  • Vendor: Government Publishing Office (GPO)

Index to historical and current publications and direct links to those that are available online. 1976-present. Updated daily.

CountryData.com

  • Data & Statistics
  • Vendor: PRS Group

Political and economic data on over 140 countries and forecasts political risk ratings (from the International Country Risk Guide) from 1984 - present. Customizable downloading in multiple formats.

Digital National Security Archive

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Declassified U.S. government documents related to critical world events, from 1945-present. Includes contextual information for each topic.

Europa World Plus

  • Reference Sources
  • Vendor: Routledge

Political and economic information about countries and territories from around the world.

Gallup Analytics

  • Data & Statistics
  • Vendor: Gallup

U.S. and global data and metrics parsed by demographic and socio-economic group

Global Development Finance

(GDF Online, World Bank's Data Catalog)
  • Data & Statistics
  • Vendor: World Bank

Data from over 200 debt and financial flows indicators for 134 countries that report debt to the World Bank. Great for Economics and Political Science students needing data to analyze international debt. Data runs from 1970 - present.

GPO FDSYS

(Federal Digital System, US Government Publishing Office)
  • Primary Sources (Archival) | Reference Sources
  • Vendor: Government Publishing Office (GPO)

Official Government resource for selected Executive and Congressional documents. Provides access to multiple government databases, including the Federal Register, the Budget of the United States, the Code of Federal Regulations, Economic Report of the President, the Government Manual, historic Supreme Court Decisions (1937-1975), and other various Congressional databases. Primarily 1976 - present, some titles go back further.

Gun Regulation and Legislation in America

  • Reference Sources | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: HeinOnline

Periodicals, scholarly articles, key compiled federal legislative histories, relevant congressional hearings, CRS (Congressional Research Service) Reports, and Supreme Court briefs.

HeinOnline

  • Primary Sources (Archival) | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: HeinOnline

Access to law journals (back to the 19th century), international and US treaties (back to 1776), out-of-copyright legal classics, the federal register (back to 1936), and Supreme Court slip opinions from 2002. All material is fully searchable and in PDF format, including all charts, graphs, pictures, photographs, and footnotes.

IMF eLibrary

(International Monetary Fund)
  • Data & Statistics | E-books | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: IMF

Current and historical economic time series data on IMF lending, exchange rates, and other economic and financial indicators some back to 1940. Manuals, guides, and other material available. Also full text access to all eBooks, journals, and working papers.

Immigration: Records of the INS, 1880-1930

(History Vault)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Digitized files covering Asian immigration, especially Japanese and Chinese migration, Mexican immigration to the U.S. from 1906-1930; and European immigration, and files on the INS’s regulation of prostitution and white slavery.

Indian Claims Insight

(History Vault)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Full text of Court of Claims and Indian Claims Commissions docket histories related. In addition to court documents docket histories also cite treaties, related congressional publications, and maps.

Law and Society since the Civil War

(History Vault)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Papers from prominent jurists, lawyers, professors, and judges providing insight into high profile legal cases and behind-the-scenes views of the American legal system. 1858-1976.

LexisNexis State Net

(LexisNexis State Capital; State Capital Universe)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: LexisNexis

See Services Desk for user name and password. State-by-state access to bills and bill tracking, legislative calendars, state statutes, constitutions, regulations, select state newspapers of record (non-Calif), and state legislative directories. Coverage from 1990-present.

New Deal and WWII

(History Vault)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Office files and records of the Roosevelt White House from 1933-1945 highlight the domestic and foreign concerns of the President and his administration.

Nexis Uni

(LexisNexis Academic, Lexis)
  • Data & Statistics | Newspapers & News Sources | Popular Sources | Primary Sources (Archival) | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: LexisNexis

Law, News and Business Database.
Full text news articles, law journal articles, court cases, briefs, legal codes, and SEC filings. Users can Shepardize court cases and then read the full text of the related decisions. Most publications are covered 1980-present. The best place to find interview transcripts from television and radio.

Presidential Recordings Digital Edition

  • Audio | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: University of Virginia Press

Recordings and transcripts of Presidents Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon. Includes transcripts of President Nixon's conversations appearing in Ken Hughes's Chasing Shadows: The Nixon Tapes, the Vietnam War, and the Casualties of Reelection (among others).Includes interactive charts.

Rotunda Collections: American Founding Era

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: University of Virginia Press

Papers and letters from important early founders of the US as well as a Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution

State Papers Online : Early Modern Government in Britain and Europe

(Parts I, II, III, IV, and 18th Century Part I)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Gale

Gathers together 16th-, 17th-, and 18th- century British State Papers and links these historical manuscripts to their fully text-searchable Calendars. Full text of various British and Scottish Calendars (of Papers, Letters, Patent Rolls), Accounts, Acts, Histories, and Registers. It's an ongoing project. many titles are partially complete and others have yet to be added.

Statista

  • Data & Statistics
  • Vendor: Statista.com

Statistics on a wide variety of topics related to industry and finance; international in scope. Updated variably and dates of coverage vary. Mostly 2008 - present.

Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1889-2012

  • Data & Statistics
  • Vendor: Government Publishing Office (GPO)

1889 - 2012. Statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. 1400+ individually indexed tables (with attached spreadsheets).

United Nations Treaty Collection

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: United Nations

Full text of over 30,000 bilateral and multilateral treaties in their authentic language(s), along with a translation into English

Westlaw Campus

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Thomson Reuters

Full-text access to law cases, federal and state, legal subject guides, law reviews, statutes and administrative materials, legislative materials and legal encyclopedias. Most data 1996- present. Cases go back to 1945, Federal Register back to 1980. Key search allows searching by Westlaw's keynote system of indexing.

World Bank eLibrary

  • Data & Statistics | E-books | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: World Bank

Complete backlist of all books, working papers, and journal articles published by the World Bank since the 1990s. Covers over 20 disciplines.

World Factbook

(CIA World Fact Book)
  • Data & Statistics | Reference Sources

Information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Current year only.

World News Connection Archive

  • Newspapers & News Sources
  • Vendor: Eastview

News (newspaper articles, television and radio broadcasts, online sources, conference proceedings, periodicals, and non-classified reports) from around the world collected and translated by and for the U.S. Government, 1995-2013.

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