Indexes core periodicals in engineering and other technical fields.
Major Research Tools
Database covering the journal literature of environmental sciences, including applicable areas of ecology, energy, geography, pollution & waste management, law, public policy, and urban planning.
Database of scholarly, governmental, and general-interest articles and books covering all aspects of human impact on the environment.
Index of articles, books, government documents, and other materials on global public policy issues, including international affairs.
Index covering the journal literature of science, technology, and the social sciences. Allows you to search for a topic, an author, or for articles that cite a known author or work. Includes citation metrics and funding information.
Other Suggested Research Tools
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.
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.
Statistics and analysis from the U.S. Energy Information Administration
Resource for finding current information by and about state and local government. Links to news stories, local and state government sites, etc.
Statistics, news and publications from the International Energy Agency
Coverage: 1935 to present
Database of U.S. national public opinion surveys. From The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research.
Research, opinion polls (national and global), and news coverage on politics, religion, immigration, demography, and the media. Includes daily tracking of policy trends by state. Its Hispanic Center focuses on the U.S. Hispanic population and its growing impact on the nation.
Research and publications which provide rigorous and objective analysis for the formulation of national science and technology policy.
Online application for locating and mapping US Census data and other demographic resources. Maps created on Social Explorer can be exported as images. To download the data itself in tabular and GIS formats see National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS).