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Core Databases

Full-text iconEBSCOhost Databases
Search several databases for citations, abstracts and thousands of full-text articles on Government & Law and related fields. This is the place to start your search for articles.
Type: Full-text

Full-text iconAtoZ the World: Culture, Customs, Maps, Religion
Provides country overviews for international business travelers. Content includes business culture, customs, demographics, and travel warnings for the world's countries.
Type: Full-text

Full-text iconCIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online
Includes country data, case studies, policy briefs and journal articles related to international relations.
Type: Full-text

Government Printing Office: FDsys
Provides information about print and electronic publications created by Federal agencies.
Type: Index with Citations

Full-text iconLegal Search by Lexis-Nexis
Provides content from legal journals, statutes and other sources.
Type: Full-text

Related Databases

Full-text iconCQ Researcher
Provides full-text, in-depth coverage of current political and social issues.
Type: Full-text

Google Scholar @ Marylhurst
The Google Scholar search is configured to connect to Shoen Library's resources improving the availability of some content.
Type: Web Page

Full-text iconOpposing Viewpoints in Context
The database provides viewpoint articles on controversial issues including capital punishment, medical ethics, right to privacy and many more topics.
Type: Full-text


Full-text iconVirtual Reference Library
Features subject specific encyclopedias in social sciences, health and religion.
Type: Full-text

Selected Web Pages

Catalog of US Government Publications
The CGP is the primary search engine for federal publications that includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online.
Type: Web Page
The Annenberg Political Fact Check is an independent organization that monitors the accuracy of political statements in the media.
Type: Web Page

Guide to Law Online
The Law Library of Congress sponsored web site provides links to law related sites.
Type: Web Page

U. S. Congress Votes Database
The Washington Post provides a track record of congressional voting since 1991.
Type: Web Page
The U.S. Government's online portal features links to department and other government information.
Type: Web Page

World Factbook
Provides country data compiled by the CIA.
Type: Web Page

For assistance with research databases, please contact the Reference Desk at Shoen Library.

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