PRIMARY DATABASES: Law and Legislation
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications FULL-TEXT CONTENT
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) is the finding tool for electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government. The CGP contains descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general key word, or click on "Advanced Search" for more options.
CQ Researcher FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Coverage: October 25, 1991-present
CQ Researcher explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. There are 44 reports produced each year. The CQ Researcher's hallmark is scrupulous objectivity and balance. Every 12,000-word report is written by an experienced journalist and features comments from experts, lawmakers and citizens on all sides of every issue. Numerous charts, graphs and sidebar articles -- plus a pro-con feature, a chronology, lengthy bibliographies and a list of contacts -- round out each report. CQ Researcher is used at thousands of college, high school and public libraries as well as by hundreds of the nation's biggest media organizations. It won the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Journalism Excellence in 1999 for a 10-part series on health care.
CQ Weekly FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Coverage: 1983 - present
Offering complete and accurate coverage of Congress, CQ Weekly uses a news team of more than 100 reporters, editors and researchers to deliver nonpartisan news and analysis. It provides in-depth reports on forthcoming issues, plus a complete wrap-up of the previous week's news, including the status of bills in play, behind-the-scenes maneuvering, committee and floor activity, debates and all roll-call votes.
Legal Collection (EBSCO) FULL-TEXT CONTENT
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.
Ohio Capitol Connection NEW! FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Coverage: Updated continuously
Ohio Capitol Connection provides information about current and past legislation of the Ohio General Assembly. Updated daily, it has the complete status and full text of bills introduced in the Ohio General Assembly. This database includes rosters of House and Senate members searchable by name or location, and addresses and biographies of the General Assembly members. While the database focuses on Ohio, information about the Federal government is also available.
Proquest Congressional FULL-TEXT CONTENT
The world's most comprehensive access to U.S. legislative information from Congressional Information Service, Inc. Find information on congressional publications; bills, laws, and legislation; members and committees; and hot topics in American public policy. Updated daily.
Social Sciences Citation Index (ISI) FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Coverage: 1980 - present
Social Sciences Citation Index, published by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), is a multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the social sciences. It provides access to over 1,700 of the world’s leading scholarly social sciences journals, spanning more than 50 disciplines. Because the record for each article includes the article’s bibliography, or cited reference list, you can also search the database for articles that cite a known author or work. The search interface at this web site also provides access to Science Citation Index and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Updated weekly.
SUPPORTING DATABASES: Law and Legislation
Educational Films and Documentaries
Educational Films and Documentaries contains full-length educational films and documentaries covering a wide variety of subjects from two distributors, Ambrose Video and Films for the Humanities and Sciences. Part of the Digital Resource Commons.
Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Coverage: 2000 - present
Full-text theses and dissertations from Ohio universities. This site also includes links to American and international sites that offer electronic theses and dissertations.
Historical Statistics of the United States
The Historical Statistics of the United States (HSUS), Millennial Online edition, allows users to access data on social, behavioral, humanistic, and natural sciences including history, economics, government, finance, sociology, demography, education, law, natural resources, climate, religion, international migration, and trade - quantitative facts of American History.
LexisNexis Academic FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Coverage: varies, but strong for 1980s-present
Provides access to over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications. Features an extensive collection of 350+ national (U.S.), regional, and international newspapers, many same day of publication, including coverage for the New York Times. Also offers non-English language news sources, broadcast transcripts, campus news, and a full range of information for business and legal research. Updated daily.
PsycINFO FULL-TEXT CONTENT
Coverage: 1600s - present
PsycINFO provides international coverage for the scholarly literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health, including journal articles, dissertations, reports, English-language book chapters and books, and other documents. The database offers material of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as education, business, sports, sociology, medicine, law, and social work. Produced by the American Psychological Association. Updated weekly.
TEXTS: Law and Legislation
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