Guide to Political Science library research
This Research Guide is designed to aid students in using Iona University Library resources to complete projects and assignments for Political Science, including important reference works, articles in databases, and journals.
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- Congressional Research Service This link opens in a new windowReports are prepared for members of Congress by the Library of Congress to provide background information on major policy issues. Many reports are updated on a regular basis, this site includes most versions of the reports.
- CountryWatch This link opens in a new windowReports on political, business, demographic, cultural, and environmental information and statistics on countries around the world. Also includes daily news coverage by country, comparable country data sets and regional maps.
- Gale eBooks This link opens in a new windowEbook versions of encyclopedias and reference works covering most subjects, as well as a collection of classic literature and criticisms.
- Academic Search Elite This link opens in a new windowArticles from journals, magazines and other resources covering multidisciplinary topics.
- Bremer-Kovacs Collection: Historic Documents Related to the Administrative Procedure Act of 1946 This link opens in a new windowA digital collection of legal and historical documents concerning the Administrative Procedure Act of 1946 (APA), a formative law that defined and limited the power of administrative agencies in the post-New Deal America.
- Civil Rights and Social Justice This link opens in a new windowThis database brings together publications covering civil rights in the United States as their legal protections and definitions are expanded to cover more Americans. Containing hearings and committee prints, legislative histories on the landmark legislation, CRS and GAO reports, briefs from major Supreme Court cases, and publications from the Commission on Civil Rights, this database allows users to educate themselves on the ways our civil rights have been strengthened and expanded over time.
- HeinOnline Academic This link opens in a new windowAccess to state and federal case law and articles from scholarly journals. Text of the world's constitutions, U.S and classic treatises and presidential documents.
- Indigenous Peoples of the Americas: History, Culture & Law This link opens in a new windowHeinOnline's Indigenous Peoples of the Americas: History, Culture & Law was designed to consolidate the material available on indigenous American life and law, and to share the influence that their cultures have had on the development of the United States. Included in this database are: Indigenous treaties, treaty-related publications, federal case law, tribal codes, constitutions, scholarly articles, books and pamphlets and more.
- JSTOR This link opens in a new windowScholarly journals and ebooks in the humanities, social sciences, and business. Journal coverage generally ends 3-5 years before the current year.
- LGBTQ+ Rights This link opens in a new windowThis collection charts the gay rights movement in America, showing the civil rights codified into law in the 20th and 21st centuries, as well as the inequalities that still exist today. All titles in this collection have been assigned one or more title-level subjects relating to their scope, and are further divided into six subcollections, whose areas of focus constitute Marriage and Family, Employment Discrimination, Military Service, AIDS and Health Care, and Public Spaces and Accommodations.A separate subcollection, Historical Attitudes and Analysis, presents books, pamphlets, reports, and more that some researchers may find offensive: viewpoints expressed in these items range from the cause of homosexuality and its alleged cures to the "problems" LGBT persons create in society. These items are not presented to endorse their viewpoints. They are included because to understand our present—how far we have come, the obstacles that were overcome, and those that still exist today—one must fully acknowledge the reality of our past, no matter how ugly, dangerous, or offensive it may be.
- ProQuest Central This link opens in a new windowArticles from journals and newspapers covering all subject areas. Includes dissertations, working papers from OECD, company reports, and country profiles.
- SAGE Journals Online This link opens in a new windowSAGE Journals Online contains 600+ journals covering business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology and medicine. The full text of every issue is available from Volume 1, Issue 1 to the present.
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