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Political Science/Government/Law

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AMERICAN GOVERNMENT American Government provides a complete, multifaceted examination of the foundations of our government and political system. This database explains how the historical origins and structure of American government affects current issues and compares the political and economic systems of the United States to those of other countries.

CHRONICLING AMERICA - HISTORIC AMERICAN NEWSPAPERS Provides access to digitized versions nearly 2,000 newspaper titles in the United States from 1836-1922. Search page provides links to other newspaper listings. OER Resource

CQ RESEARCHER In-depth reports on political and social issues, each 12,000-word report is investigated and written by a seasoned journalist.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE COLLECTION Reference works covering law and public affairs.

FILMS ON DEMAND POLITICAL SCIENCE Look to the right of the screen to click under Narrow Results to select as needed.

FILMS ON DEMAND CRIMINAL JUSTICE Look to the right of the screen to click under Narrow Results to select as needed.


JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY CRIMINAL JUSTICE This journal focuses on a critical issue in contemporary criminal justice on a variety of critical issues in criminal justice today include; organized crime, community policing, gangs, white-collar crime, and excessive police force.

JOURNAL OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Publishes original, innovative, and timely articles describing research or practice in the fields of homeland security and emergency management. JHSEM publishes not only peer-reviewed articles, but also news and communiques from researchers and practitioners, as well as book/media reviews.

JSTOR Database of scholarly, full-text articles in Arts & Sciences and Life Sciences.

LEGAL COLLECTION Articles from scholarly law journals. Includes law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor and human resources, ethics, and the environment.

MILITARY & GOVERNMENT COLLECTION Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government. Contains periodicals, academic journals, and other content.

NATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFERENCE SERVICE ABSTRACTS This database provides users with information thoroughly covering the fields of law enforcement and criminal justice.

PEACE RESEARCH ABSTRACTS Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other areas of key relevance.

POLITICAL SCIENCE COMPLETE This database provides extensive coverage of global political topics with a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse.

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION ABSTRACTS Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to public administration, including public administration theory, and other areas of key relevance.

VIOLENCE & ABUSE ABSTRACTS Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to violence and abuse, including family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, and other areas of key relevance.



ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database covering all academic areas of study.

DISSERTATIONS AND THESES FULL-TEXT Official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress. Full-text for most dissertations since 1997.

MASTERFILE PREMIER Multidisciplinary database covering subject areas of general interest. Includes reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps and flags.

NEWSPAPER SOURCE PLUS Regional, national, and international newspapers including New York Times, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, and Washington Post. Also contains full-text television & radio news transcripts.

OXFORD REFERENCE ONLINE Over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.


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