Weekly reports on "hot" topics. Each report focuses on one topic and includes an explanation of the issues, a "pro and con" debate feature, a chronology, and a bibliography that can lead to additional resources. Especially useful for political and social issues.
Government & Law
Major Research Tools
Coverage: Current 10 years
Index to law journals and other legal periodicals published from 1908-1981. (For access to more recent legal periodicals use LexisNexis Academic.)
Extensive collection of full-text sources for legal research. Includes law reviews, federal and state case law, federal statutes and regulations, and state statutes.
Index of journal articles, books, and conference papers in political science and related fields. Includes a substantial amount of full text.
Index of articles, books, government documents, and other materials on global public policy issues, including international affairs.
Coverage: US Census 1790-2010; American Community Survey 2005-2012, and others.
User-friendly tool for locating and downloading US Census data and other demographic resources. Social Explorer is also an on-line tool for creating maps with this data for export as image files.