Public Policy & Information Systems

Public Policy & Information Systems

Off-campus/Wireless Access.
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  • CCH Omnitax Database
    Database provides comprehensive federal, state and local tax information.
  • Code of Federal Regulations. In HeinOnline.
    Full text access to the “codification of the general and permanent rules and regulations (sometimes called administrative law) published in the Federal Register”.
  • ComScore Disaggregate Datasets
    Comprehensive view of digital consumer behavior.
  • Congressional Universe. See ProQuest Congressional Publications.
  • CQ Press Electronic Library (CQ Weekly, CQ Researcher, CQ Almanac)
    Full text access to “resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs”.
  • Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
    Bibliographic records covering areas related to criminal justice and criminology.
  • Data-Planet Statistical Datasets
    Hundreds of interdisciplinary datasets with customizable mapping, graphing, and report-generating capability. Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference also available for basic retrieval.
  • Federal Register Library. In HeinOnline.
    Access to Federal Register Collection and Code of Federal Regulations.
  • Foreign Relations of the United States. In HeinOnline.
    Official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity.
  • Frost & Sullivan
    Market reports and analysis on emerging technologies in a wide range of industries. NOTE: for academic use – reports are read-only.
  • GPO
    Catalog of U.S. Government Publications.
  • HeinOnline
    Legal research collection database.
  • HELIOS (Carnegie Mellon) *
    Full text access to portions of the congressional papers from the late U.S. Senator John Heinz (R-PA).
  • HLAS Online (Handbook of Latin American Studies Online) *
    Handbook of Latin American Studies Online.
  • Homeland Security Digital Library
    Collection of documents related to Homeland Security from variety of sources including federal, state and local agencies.
  • ICPSR
    Data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences.
  • ICUD: Index to Current Urban Documents
    Reports and research generated by local governments, civic organizations, and academic institutions; core of collection deals with budget, architecture and planning.
  • Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research. See ICPSR.
  • Law Journal Library. In HeinOnline.
    Contains more than 1,620 law and law-related periodicals.
  • LexisNexis Congressional Publications. See ProQuest Congressional.
  • Mergent Bondviewer
    U.S. corporate and municipal bond data such as: issue details, offering documents, ratings, coupon information, covenants, redemptions and historical pricing.
  • OECD Library
    Documents and databases on economics, energy, education, health, environment, employment, patents, R&D, finance, governance, agriculture, industry, science, trade, transportation, and more, worldwide. (IEA Natural Gas and Oil Information Databases are included)
  • Oxford Handbooks Online
    Online handbooks in business & management, political science, philosophy, and religion.
  • PAIS
    Database on public affairs, public and social policies, international relations.
  • PAIS International. See PAIS.
  • PolicyFile. In ProQuest.
    PolicyFile provides access to reports and information produced by prominent policy institutes, ‘think tank’ and non-governmental organizations.
  • ProQuest Congressional Publications
    Access to congressional material and legislative histories.
  • ProQuest Statistical Insight
    Index to thousands of statistical publications on all topics;data either online or on microfiche in Hunt Library.
  • Roper Center for Public Opinion Archives
  • Archive of social sciences data, primarily from surveys of public opinion.
  • Sage Research Methods
    Searchable collection of boooks, videos and articles on research methodologies in the social sciences.
  • Session Laws Library. In HeinOnline.
    Session laws (from inception to present) of all 50 U.S. states as well as Canada, Australia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and the D.C. Register.
  • Social Explorer
    Historical census data and demographic information down to block group level, with maps and reports from 1790-2000.
  • Treaties and Agreements Library. In HeinOnline.
    All U.S. treaties, whether currently in-force, expired, or not-yet officially published.
  • U. S. Attorney General Opinions. In HeinOnline.
    Official opinions of the U.S. Attorney General
  • U.S. Congressional Documents. In HeinOnline.
    Complete Congressional Record Bound version, as well as the daily version back to 1980.
  • U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeals. In HeinOnline.
    Reports, decisions, and records of the official case law of some of the most important U.S. Federal Agencies.
  • U.S. Federal Legislative History Library. In HeinOnline.
    Collection of documents that are produced in Congress during the enactment of a law.
  • U.S. Presidential Library. In HeinOnline.
    Includes such titles as Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Public Papers of the Presidents, Daily and Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, etc.
  • U.S. Statutes at Large. In HeinOnline.
    Official source for the laws and resolutions passed by Congress.
  • U.S. Supreme Court Library. In HeinOnline.
    Official U.S. Reports bound volumes as well as preliminary prints, slip opinions, and books& periodicals related to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • United States Code. In HeinOnline.
    Official consolidation and codification of all general and permanent laws of the United States that are in force as of a certain date.
  • World dataBank (formerly World Development Indicators)
    Datasets for development indicators for 208 countries, 1960 – present.