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Full-text periodicals covering the social sciences.
SocINDEX with Full Text
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dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals. This
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full text for 6,711 conference papers.
PsycINFO - Contains more than 1.8 million
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dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology. Journal
coverage, which dates back to the 1800s, includes international material
selected from more than 1,700 periodicals in over 30 languages. You
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OxResearch - A "first draft of history"
as it occurs. Provides succinct analytical articles covering world and
regional economic and political developments of major significance.
Evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social, and
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advisories, news and industry analysis for thousands of public companies.
- Includes articles from over 11,000 magazines and journals. Many,
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Research Library - A smaller collection
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other important U.S. papers.
Professor Gene Straughan's Web site
Professor Jocelyn Parkhurst's Web
International Relations & Peace Studies:
country profiles - Full
profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background
of countries and territories, and background on key institutions.
The Quest for Peace Interviews 1983-1989
- Videos of half-hour interviews with a wide range of world-renowned experts
such as Condoleezza Rice, Norman Cousins, John Kenneth Galbraith and Julian Bond
on the pursuit of lasting world peace in a nuclear age. These interviews
were conducted between 1983-1989 by UCI Prof. John M. Whiteley and were
broadcast throughout the US on cable and public access stations. This project is
a collaboration of Professor Whiteley with the University of California Irvine's
Libraries, the Teaching, Learning and Technology Center and Network and Academic
-- Prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of
Congress as part of the Country Studies/Area Handbook Series sponsored by the
U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. At present, 101 countries
and regions are covered. Each study offers a comprehensive description and
analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society,
economy, political system, foreign policy, and national security.
United Nations -- Provides daily updates
of news, key information about the UN, and information on the 5 main areas
concerning the UN: Peace and Security, Development, Human Rights,
Humanitarian Affairs, and International Law.
-- Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography,
communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266
world entities. Provided by the Central Intelligence Agency.
maltreatment - Reports from the states to the National Child Abuse and
Neglect Data System.
NCJRS - National Criminal Justice Reference Service
-- A federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information
to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.
A-Z Publications tab on the left side of the page leads to many reports on a
broad range of subjects. Provided by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Justice Profiles -- Descriptions of the states' juvenile justice
systems. Provided by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Federal Regulations -- Published by the National Archives and Records
Administration (NARA), the Federal Register is the official daily publication
for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as
well as executive orders and other presidential documents.
Federal Judicial Center -- Publications and
videos, judicial history, and educational materials about the U.S. federal
Idaho Legal Services -
Directory -- Increasing the public's access to justice by providing
information, referral and standard forms for persons who are representing
themselves in court. Provided by the Idaho Supreme Court.
Public laws - Public and
private laws are prepared and published by the Office of the Federal Register
(OFR), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).
U.S. Code -- A consolidation and
codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United
States. Maintained by the U.S. House of Representatives.
U.S. Department of the
Treasury -- Information categorized by: Coins and Currency, Economy,
Fighting Illicit Finance, Financial Markets, International, and Trade.
U.S.A. Patriot Act
-- The text of H.R. 3162. Provided by the Electronic Privacy Information
First Amendment Center --
News, commentary, and Supreme Court cases related to First Amendment issues.
Provided by The First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University.
Globalex -- Provides
information on legal systems around the world. Provided by the Hauser
Global Law School Program at New York University School of Law.
Legal Threats Database -- A
searchable database with information on lawsuits, cease & desist letters,
subpoenas, and other legal threats directed at those who engage in online
speech. Provided by the Citizen Media Law Project, which is jointly
affiliated with Harvard Law School’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society,
and the Center for Citizen Media, an initiative to enhance and expand grassroots
LLRX.com : Law and Technology Resources for Legal
Professionals by Sabrina Pacifici.
National Indian Law Library -- Includes
news bulletins, a browsable list of resources by topic, and tribal codes,
constitutions, treaties and tribal court opinions in the Tribal Law Gateway.
Provided by the Native American Rights Fund.
American Presidency Project --
Full-text, digitized papers of and about the Presidents. Provided by John
Woolley and Gerhard Peters at the University of California-Santa Barbara.
President : An Online Reference Resource - "A comprehensive
collection of material about the Presidents of the United States and the
history of the presidency. This web site features essays about the
President's life before, during, and after each presidential term. It
additionally provides information about the First Lady and cabinet officials
of each administration.
collection of essays on the President at Work delves into the function,
responsibilities, and organization of the modern presidency and traces the
history and evolution of presidential duties." Maintained by the
Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia.
Annenberg Public Policy
Center -- Provides Research Findings and Data Sets on topics related to
political communication, information and society, media and children, health
communication, and adolescent risk. Provided by the Annenberg Public
Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania.
-- Published since 1888, the Congressional Directory presents short biographies
of each member of the Senate and House, listed by state or district, and
additional data, such as committee memberships, terms of service, administrative
assistants and/or secretaries, and room and telephone numbers.
Gallup.com -- Polling data,
available from the "Politics & Government" section. Provided by the
pollsters, Gallup, Inc.
GovTrack.us : Tracking the United States
Congress -- GovTrack.us is a tool by Civic Impulse, LLC to help
the public research and track the activities in the U.S. Congress, promoting
and innovating government transparency and civic education through novel
uses of technology.
ProPublica -- Publishes investigative
journalism on what they call "truly important stories, stories with 'moral
force.' " ProPublica is a nonprofit organization funded by The Sandler
Voices of civil rights - Put
together by the AARP, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR), and
the Library of Congress.
Voting America : United
States Politics, 1840-2008 -- Cinematic and interactive visualizations of
how Americans voted in presidential elections at the county level over the past
164 years. Developed by the Digital Scholarship Lab (DSL) at the
University of Richmond.
Bureau of Justice Statistics -
Provides information regarding crime, the criminal justice system and criminal
trends in the United States.
Census of juveniles in
residential placement databook -- A
large set of pre-defined tables detailing the characteristics (age, sex,
race/ethnicity, offense, type of facility, and placement status) of juvenile
offenders in residential placement facilities. Annual tables are available for
1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, and 2006. Maintained by the U.S. Department of
in Idaho - Criminal statistics for the state of Idaho.
NACJD - National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
NationMaster.com - A
searchable source for country statistics from sources such as CIA World Factbook,
UN, UNESCO, and World Bank. A product of the Australian Web company, Rapid
City-Data.com -- Stats about all US cities - maps,
race, income, education, crime, weather, area codes, zip codes, similar
FedStats -- A clearinghouse of information
from more than 100 agencies that provide data and trend information on such
topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care,
aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more.
State & County QuickFacts
-- Quick and easy access to statistics, by state. Provided by the U.S.
The 9/11 Commission report -
Final report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United
bibliography of government documents - Documents related to the threat of
terrorism and the attacks of September 11, 2001 [electronic resource] / U.S.
Government Information, Oklahoma Department of Libraries.
Copyright Term and the Public Domain in
the United States : A guide to the
kinds of work protected by copyright.
Provided by Cornell University.
10 Big Myths About Copyright Explained:
The name says it all. Written by Brad
U.S. Copyright Office - Includes
helpful information under their FAQ
(Frequently Asked Questions).
Government Search Engines:
- A search engine for government Web pages, with an emphasis on the Executive
Branch of the Federal Government. Another good source of statistics.
Data.gov - Information and access to data
generated and help by the Federal Government.
- The best movies of the United States
Government, from training films to history, from our national parks to the
U.S. Fire Academy and the Postal Inspectors, all of these fine flix are
available for reuse without any restrictions whatsoever. A joint venture
between the National Technical Information Service and Public.Resource.org.
Digital System - Searchable database of Web pages, with an
emphasis on the Legislative Branch of the Federal Government, including
Congressional bills and hearings. Provided by the Government Printing
Thomas - An
easy-to-search source for legislative information, provided by the Library
I-Docs - An online collection of
paper and digital resources selectively chosen from published Idaho Government
County-level population data for Idaho - Percent change in population for the
state of Idaho.
Job & Graduate School Information:
- Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor,
CareerOneStop provides job-seekers
with career information, as well as tools to help in a job search.
Idaho Career Information System
- CIS is a division of the Idaho Department of Labor and since 1980 has been
helping people in Idaho with volumes of information about occupations,
postsecondary education, financial aid and finding jobs.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Information on careers from the
Department of Labor.
Public Policy Degree -- Public
Policy Degree is a not for profit website, created by Ariana Kiefling in
2010 and dedicated to promoting the study of public policy. It provides a
comprehensive list of accredited public policy degree programs in the US.
Learning Express - Each of the
Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses,
eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at
work, or in life. Create a free account for yourself, so that the program
can track your test results.
Test Prep Review -- Free access to
sample questions from many standardized tests, such as graduate school entrance
exams and certification exams.
and Style Guide - Guidance provided by Purdue
University Online Writing Lab.
APA Citation Style - examples of citations in APA Format for your list of
and Style Guide - Guidance provided by Purdue
University Online Writing Lab.
Citation Style - Guidance provided by the University
of Illinois Writers' Workshop.
Knight Cite -- An automatic generator of citations in either MLA, APA, or Chicago style.
Registering for the service allows you to save citations to generate a
bibliography. A free service provided by the Hekman Library at Calvin College.
Son of Citation Machine -- An
"interactive Web tool designed to assist high school, college, and university
students, their teachers, and independent researchers in their effort to respect
other people's intellectual properties" (from the
Research Paper Help:
Online Writing Lab
- A service of the Humanities Division at LCSC, this center provides
one-on-one advice from other students on improving your papers before
turning them in.Online Resources for Writers - Links to useful information from colleges and
universities, covering all phases of writing academic essays. Provided by
the Amherst Writing Center.
Calculator - Based on the start date and due date for your assignment,
this calculator will map out benchmarks for completing tasks leading up to
the final paper. It also provides links to other pages with tips on
understanding your assignment, focusing your topic, etc. It was
developed by the library at the University of Minnesota, so a few of its
linked resources are not available to you. But we have many similar
resources available to you on this campus.
Find synonyms for your search terms. An Ask.com service.
Wikipedia : Researching with Wikipedia - A page on the Wikipedia site that
describes the strengths and weaknesses of Wikipedia as a source of information.
It includes this statement: "In all academic institutions, Wikipedia,
along with most encyclopedias, is unacceptable as a major source
for a research paper."