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Databases: Government & Law

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ABI/INFORM **:
Most scholarly and comprehensive way to explore and understand business research topics. Search nearly 1800 worldwide business periodicals for in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory, and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more. Expanded international coverage. Fast access to information on 60,000 + companies with business and executive profiles. Includes The Wall Street Journal.

Academic Search Complete **:
Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.

Background Notes **:
These handy guides provide information on a country's leaders, politics, economy, and relations with the U.S.

Business Source Complete **:
This is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the ultimate collection of bibliographic and full text content. Business Source Complete contains far more active, peer-reviewed, business related journals than any other database currently available. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886 are included. In addition to the searchable cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals.

CQ Researcher **:
Offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of today's most important issues. Each report is on a single topic—more than 12,000 words of text and extensive bibliographies. The database goes back to 1923 and also affords immediate access to the newest CQ Researcher reports as they are published.

CQ Weekly **:
Congressional Quarterly's magazine on government, commerce, and politics.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text **:
Includes full text for more than 200 journals, magazines, and books. Subjects include: criminal law and procedure, legal medicine, corrections and prisons, probation and parole, police and policing, criminal investigation, forensic science, history of crime, Homeland Security, terrorism, alcohol and drug addiction, gambling, family studies, domestic abuse, sexual abuse, race and class issues, and victims of crime. Scope is international.

eBooks on EBSCOhost **:
Provides access to an extensive collection of e-book titles online. You may need to download the latest free version of Adobe Digital Editions.)

Environment Index **(Linked):
Contains more than 1,590,000 records from 1,500 domestic and international titles going back to the 1950s (including 960 active core titles) as well as 100 monographs. Environment Index also features an in-depth thesaurus, and author profiles will be provided for 3,000 authors in the discipline.

HathiTrust Digital Library **:
HathiTrust Digital Library is a partnership of academic and research institutions that provides access to millions of titles (books, journals, etc.) viewable in PDF format.

Intelliconnect **:
Current and complete Federal and State Tax information.

JSTOR **:
The library’s subscription to JSTOR includes the Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV, V, and VII Collections. The Arts & Sciences Collections represent the building blocks of an multi-disciplinary archive of journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Legal Collection **:
This database contains full text for nearly 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals. The Legal Collection is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.

LexisNexis (Academic) **:
Provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information.

MarciveWeb DOCS:
The Catalog of US Government Publications in web based format.

Military & Government Collection **:
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles.

NewsBank: America's News **:
With unmatched U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources, this resource is the largest of its kind. Its diverse source types include printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event through the detailed coverage provided by local reporting or compare a wide variety of viewpoints from across the country on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people.

Newspaper Source **:
Newspaper Source provides selected full text for nearly 30 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains full text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text for more than 200 regional (U.S.) newspapers. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

Project Muse **:
Provides full-text, online access to humanities and social sciences journals. Dupré Library subscribes to the Standard Collection.

Social Explorer **:
Social Explorer is an online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information.

Social Sciences Citation Index:
A comprehensive index of the top scholarly research journals in the social sciences accessed through Web of Science.

SocINDEX with Full Text **:
SocINDEX with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The database features more than 1,600,000 records with subject headings from a 15,600 term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 253 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers.

Statistical Abstract of the United States **:
The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is a comprehensive collection of statistics covering the social, political, and economic environment of the United States.