For complete lists of research tools, see Research Tools by Subject
Growing collection documenting works of art from around the world from prehistoric to contemporary times, representing the collections of prominent museums.
Catalog of approximately five million newspapers, journals, books, pamphlets, dissertations, archives, government publications, and other resources held by the Center for Research Libraries. Lafayette users have access to these materials via interlibrary loan. For more information see our description of CRL's collections.
Online guide to the most recent editions of the Chicago (or Turabian) citation and formatting style.
Electronic backfile of the Chicago Tribune from the first issue through 1994.
Full-text database of Chinese academic journals from a wide range of disciplines. Most of the articles are in Chinese, not English.
Collection of major Chinese governmental data on the national, provincial, city, and county levels. Includes areas such as population, employment, industry, education, agriculture, trade, public health, and much more. [Temporarily available from on-campus only]
Annual coverage of major Chinese film productions and events, including statistical data.
Coverage: September 1988-present
Brief reviews of books and electronic resources for academic libraries. Also includes all editorial content from Choice magazine.
An online bibliography that provides general history of relations between the two faiths as represented in works written by Christians and Muslims about the other and against the other.
Newspaper covering higher education.
Database of classical music plus biographical information on composers.
Collection of over 2,300 "formerly classified U.S. government documents (most of them classified Top Secret or higher)" highlighting "the successes and failures of the U.S. intelligence community in its efforts to spy on the Soviet Union during the Cold War." Includes declassified memos, reports, studies, speeches, and more from the CIA, NARA, Library of Congress, National Archives of the United Kingdom, and several Presidential Libraries.
Index of papers from conferences, meetings, symposia, etc. in the sciences and social sciences. Includes a feature allowing you to search for publications that cite a known paper.
Audio collection of music from around the world. Includes reggae, worldbeat, Indian classical, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, and more.
Legislative information and analysis of "key votes" in the U.S. Congress. Biographical, political, and electoral data about members of Congress, plus information and data on the structure of the legislative branch.
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.
Summaries and analysis of major U.S. Supreme Court decisions with links to full text of cases. Also includes biographies of justices plus tools for analyzing voting records and opinion alignments.
Data and analysis on U.S. presidential, congressional, and gubernatorial elections, plus information on voter demographics and political parties. Includes biographical information on candidates and some election speeches.
News and analysis of the U.S. Congress. Includes status of major legislation and a record of votes.