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Congressional Publications (ProQuest)    full text   help
Selected Congressional publications and legislative research.
Coverage: 1789 - current
CQ Researcher    full text   title list
In-depth, original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news.
Coverage: 1991 - current
Indexes a wide variety of international sources covering public affairs.
Coverage: 1972-Current
Political Science Complete (Ebsco)    full text   search help   title list  
Full text articles, reference books, and conference papers.
Coverage: Full-Text: 1937-Current, Indexing: 1911-Current
ProQuest Political Science (ProQuest)    full text   search help   title list
Full text from over 150 political science and international relations journal.
Coverage: 1986 - current
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Academic OneFile (Gale)    full text   title list
Broad collection from leading journals, newspapers and reference sources.
Coverage: 1980 - current
Academic Search Premier (Ebsco)    full text   search help   title list
Nearly 4,500 multi-disciplinary journals covering most subjects.
Coverage: 1975 - current (earlier for some titles)
America: History & Life (Ebsco)    full text   search help  
Bibliographic entries covering all eras of U.S. and Canada history.
Coverage: 1964 - current
Credo Reference    full text   search help   title list   New Resource
100 full-text reference resources covering most academic subject areas.
Films on Demand    search help   New Resource
Over 6,000 full-length documentary streaming videos.
Global Issues in Context (Gale)    full text     New Resource
International viewpoints on global issues, topics, and current events.
A selective annotated bibliography of scholarly works on Latin America.
Coverage: 1936 - current
Historical Abstracts (Ebsco)    full text   search help  
Citations and abstracts concerning world history from 1450 to the present.
Coverage: 1954 - current
Historical New York Times (ProQuest)    full text   search help   title list
Cover-to-cover full-page and article images in downloadable PDF.
Coverage: Sept 18,1851 - Dec 31, 2005
Historical Wall Street Journal (ProQuest)    full text   search help  
Cover-to-cover full-page and article images in downloadable PDF.
Coverage: July 8, 1889 - Dec 31, 1991
ICPSR    search help  
Full access to more than 7,500 Social Science related research studies.
JSTOR    full text   search help   title list  
Arts & Science Collections I - IV offering over 500 full-text journals.
Coverage: 1800s - 1 to 5 years before current month (varies by title)
Access news, business, and legal sources from the U.S. and around the world.
New York Times (Gale InfoTrac)    full text   search help  
Full text coverage of the New York Times.
Coverage: 1985 - Present
New York Times (nytimes.com)    full text   search help  
View today's news on the commercial NYTimes.com web site.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)    full text     New Resource
Continuously updated topic overviews, full-text articles, videos, and audio.
Information about politics and governments throughout the Americas.
ProQuest Sociology (ProQuest)    full text   search help   title list
Full text from over 180 international journals covering sociology and social work.
Coverage: 1986 - current
Social Services Abstracts (ProQuest)    full text   search help  
Abstracts from journals and dissertations with full text from 140 journals.
Coverage: 1979-Current
Sociological Abstracts (ProQuest)    full text   search help  
Content from journals, books, dissertations, and conference papers.
Coverage: 1952-Current
Search for books, journals and non-print materials.
Abstracts covering politics, international relations, government, public policy.
Coverage: 1975 - current
eBooks
Over 70,000 ebooks, many published by leading academic presses, covering 16 key subject areas. Works best on a PC in IE.
Over 5,000 ebooks covering all major subject areas.
Coverage: Publication dates 1990 - current
Over 160 encyclopedias and handbooks covering the Social Sciences and Humanities.
Coverage: Publication dates 2002 - 2010
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Best resources chosen by a UML subject specialist librarian.