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Government Databases

  • An index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. Includes citations and links to journal articles, dissertations, primary documents, books and reviews. Links to fulltext are included.

    Coverage: 1910 - present
  • The American Economic Association's database provides citations and abstracts to economic research dating back to 1886. EconLit has fulltext for over 600 journals, including the American Economic Association journals up to current issues (American Economic Review, Journal of Economic Literature, and Journal of Economic Perspectives).

    Coverage: 1969 - present
  • This resource covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada), focusing on the 15th century forward. Provides indexing of historical articles in over 40 languages dating back to 1955.

    Coverage: 1955 - present
  • Full text of the complete back files of important scholarly journals, generally from the first volume through issues published prior to the most recent three years.

    Coverage: 1650 - 2009
  • More than 17,000 of the most credible business, legal, and news sources.¬† Includes law reviews & journals, Supreme Court decisions, cases & statutes, and the full text of thousands of newspapers, company profiles & other business sources.

    Coverage: 1900 - present
  • Contains full-text for more than 550 journals, along with indexing and abstracting for over 2,900, including top-ranked scholarly journals, many of which are unique to this database.¬† Political Science Complete also provides over 340 full-text reference books and monographs, and over 38,000 full-text conference papers, including¬† those of the International Political Science Association.

    Coverage: 1987 - present
  • Covers all aspects of national and global contemporary public policy issues ranging from public health, the environment, housing, human and civil rights, to international commerce and conflict. This database draws from a diverse array of scholarly journals, conference papers, trade publications and government documents to provide up-to-date information on a broad range of topics of concern to the world today.

    Coverage: 1987 - present