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POLITICAL SCIENCE

Annual Review of Law and Social Science    http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/lawsocsci

Annual Review of Political Science    http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/polisci

JSTOR - Arts & Sciences I The Arts & Sciences I Collection    includes the complete back runs of 119 titles in fifteen disciplines. JSTOR's first collection includes core research and society published journals in economics, history, political science, and sociology in other key fields as the humanities and social sciences. This collection also includes a selection of titles in the more science-oriented fields of ecology, mathematics, and statistics.  http://www.jstor.org/search/

Military & Government Collection. 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. Provides full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals as well as full text for 245 pamphlets, and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=mth

PAIS Archive.   This database comprises a retrospective conversion of the PAIS Annual Cumulated Bulletin, Volumes 1-62, published 1915-1976. Currently available on the CSA Illumina platform is Part I of this conversion project, containing over 850,000 records covering the years 1937-1976. Part II of the Archive will be available by Fall 2005 and will include records covering the years 1915-1936. When complete, the PAIS Archive will contain over 1 million records. The PAIS Archive is available as part of an enhanced subscription to PAIS International on CSA Illumina.The archive provides historical perspective on many of the 20th century's public and social policies.   http://www.csa.com/htbin/dbrng.cgi?username=acclx49753&access=acclx49753&db=paisarc-set-c

PAIS International.   Contains references to more than 553,300 journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more, from 1972 to current. Newspapers and newsletters are not indexed. Includes publications from over 120 countries throughout the world. In addition to English, some of the indexed materials are published in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.   http://www.csa.com/htbin/dbrng.cgi?username=acclx49753&access=acclx49753&db=pais-set-c

SocINDEX with Full Text.  Contains full text for 815 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 630 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers. The database features more than 1,910,000 records with subject headings from a 19,300 term sociological thesaurus. Contains abstracts for 640 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895. This file provides data mined from more than 630 "priority" coverage journals and over 2,840 "selective" coverage journals. Further, extensive indexing for books/monographs, conference papers, and other content sources is included. Searchable cited references are provided. Sub-disciplines and related areas: abortion, criminology & criminal justice, demography, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, political sociology, religion, rural & urban sociology, social development, social psychology, social structure, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, sociological history, sociological research, sociological theory, substance abuse & other addictions, violence and many others. In addition, features over 10,000 Author Profiles covering the most prolific, most cited, and most frequently searched for authors in the database. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=sih

 

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Senate History.  "200 Notable Days: Senate Stories 1787-2002".  Want to know which Senator was savagely beaten with a metal-topped cane on the floor of the Senate? Want to know which Senator holds the record for the longest filibustering session? Want to know about the increasing role of women and minorities in the Senate over the years?  Description and Background.  http://www.senate.gov/reference/reference_item/Notable_days.htm  Full-Text.  http://www.gpoaccess.gov/congress/senate/notabledays/index.html

Statehouse Reporters: Internet Resource Guide.   Politics & policy news, state by state. A resource for citizens to stay up to date with what is happening in their state.  Discusses the heart issues of state capitals.   http://www.stateline.org

Subject Research Guides. Information on materials by subject are in Magale Library's reference area, video collection, stacks call numbers, and periodicals. Also provided are web sites, electronic journals, electronic texts, and online associations to further research in each area. http://www.centenary.edu/library/reference/subject