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Political Science

Featured Databases

AccessUN
Provides access to current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Annual Reviews
Publishes critical reviews of primary research in 34 disciplines including Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Congress and the Nation Online (1945 - 2004)
Congress and the Nation has been the definitive resource for researchers studying the actions of the U.S. Congress. The online edition series combines the same content from the print volumes with a number of electronic features and functionality to make navigating this immense amount of content a smooth experience.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

CQ Almanac
Yearly review of major events and legislation related to the U.S. Congress starting in 1946.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

CQ Global Researcher
Provides coverage of international issues, current foreign events and news of the world.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

CQ Historic Document Series
Covers over 30 years of significant government documents including presidential speeches, international agreeements, Supreme Court decisions, governmental reports, etc.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

CQ Press Electronic Library - all search
Searches all the CQ Press electronic resources at one time. Collections searched include: Congress and the Nation Online, Historic Documents Series Online, Political Handbook of the World Online, CQ's Poltics in America Online, CQ Researcher, Supreme Court Yearbook Online, Vital Statistics on American Politics, Washington Information Directory Online and CQ Weekly.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

CQ Press Voter Turnout in the U.S.
Provides election results from major political races from 1788-2009.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

CQ Researcher
Presents reports on current issues of the day, such as health care, education, the environment, etc.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

CQ Weekly
Reports on all activity of the United States Congress.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

CQ's Politics in America Online (1999 - Current)
CQ Politics in America Series offers comprehensive, nonpartisan commentary and data about members of Congress. Detailed member profiles provide concise insight and candid analysis of personalities, political styles, legislative agendas, political ambitions, and reputations at home and on the Hill.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Encyclopedia of Political Science
A comprehensive resource related to the study of political science with an international scope.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Encyclopedia of the First Amendment
This reference work discusses the significance of the various rights listed in the first amendment (freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, etc.).
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History
Provides an historical perspective on the events, people, and ideas that helped shaped American politics.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Europa World
The online version of the Europa World Hand Book, contains valuable information about over 250 countries.
(Available to authorized Stark Campus users)

International Political Science Abstracts
includes current indexing and abstracts of the world's leading journals in political science. Off-campus access is also available
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Lexis/Nexis Academic Universe
An important service providing News, Business, Legal Research, and Medical information. Off-campus access is also available
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Lexis/Nexis Congressional Universe
Comprehensive service for U.S. legislative information.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Oxford Reference Online
Contains entries from over 100 major discipline-related dictionaries and other publications from Oxford University Press. Coverage includes the sciences, foreign languages, art and architecture, politics, business, literature and more. Off-campus access is also available
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Oxford Scholarship Online
Oxford Scholarship Online is a cross-searchable library containing the full text of over 1,150 Oxford books in the areas of Economics and Finance, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religion. Specially-commissioned abstracts and keywords are available at book and chapter level, and up to 200 new and recently-published books are added each year
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Political Handbook of the World
Political Handbook of the World provides thorough and accurate information on the major aspects of each country's government and political party system. Users can quickly access content from the Handbook by navigating a virtual table of contents, performing a keyword search, or browsing for country profiles.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Vital Statistics on American Politics Online
Vital Statistics on American Politics is a rich and authoritative resource of data offering more than 230 tables and charts covering the full spectrum of American politics dating back to 1788, including: congressional and gubernatorial elections; party competition at the national, regional, and state levels; public approval of the president, Congress, and the two major political parties; the federal budget and the national debt; and election information.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Vital Statistics on The Presidency
Comprehensive statistical information related to the U.S. presidency, starting from 1789.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Washington Information Directory Online
Washington Information Directory Online provides verified and updated mailing addresses, phone and fax numbers, e-mail and Web site addresses, contact names, and descriptions for 10,000 federal government offices, regulatory agencies, congressional committees, judicial offices, public interest groups, nongovernmental organizations, and international organizations.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Internet Sites

Elections and Electoral Systems around the World
Internet Resources for Political Science
NationalIssues.com
Thomas: Legislative Information on the Internet
Yahoo's list of Political Science links

Local Resources

Books and Audio/Visual Materials in KentLINK ...
with a subject heading of political science

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with a subject heading of political science--periodicals

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with a subject heading of political science--periodicals

Electronic Journals for Politics, Political Science, and Law

Recent Stark Campus Library Political Science Purchases

Stark Campus Department of Political Science Web Page
Kent Campus Department of Political Science Web Page