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Databases by Subject


ABI/Inform Complete
Consists of ABI/INFORM Global, Trade & Industry, and Dateline and features over 4,975 journals.

CQ Electronic Library
Created and hosted by CQ Press, the CQ Electronic Library (CQEL) is the definitive reference resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. A wealth of CQ Press resources and years of journalistic and editorial expertise are combined in CQEL (pronounced SEE´quell). It also offers a range of tools for discovering, understanding, and making use of its authoritative content.

CQ Researcher
Full text CQ Researcher (1991 - ). Contains in-depth research on current topics with complete summaries, insight into all sides of the issues and bibliographies for further information.

CQ Magazine
CQ Magazine covers the U.S. Congress: status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, and backroom maneuvering.

Legal Source (EBSCOhost)
Collection includes over 1,2000 full-text journals and over 2.5 million records, including book reviews and case citations.

LexisNexis Academic
Access to a wide range of full-text news, company information, business news, legal research and reference information.

LexisNexis Congressional
Includes legislative histories for public laws and testimony from congressional hearings. Track bills and search the Congressional Record and Federal Register, and locate information about congressional members and committees. Also includes the U.S. Serial Digital Collection, 1789-1969: House and Senate documents and reports, Senate executive reports, and Senate treaty documents.

NCJRS Abstracts Database
The National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database contains summaries of more than 190,000 publications on criminal justice, including Federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research. Subject areas include corrections, courts, drugs and crime, law enforcement, juvenile justice, crime statistics, and victims of crime. The time period covered is from the early 1970's to the present.

NFPA Codes Online
Restricted to 10 users at same time
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), based in Quincy, Massachusetts, is an international, nonprofit membership organization. Its mission is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life. The NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates timely consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks.

Political Science Complete (EBSCOhost)
Political Science Complete provides full text for over 400 publications. PSC features more than 165 full-text reference books and monographs and over 27,000 full text conference papers, including those of the International Political Science Association.

RIA Checkpoint
RIA Checkpoint provides access to tax research materials, such as cases, codes and regulations, both on a state and national level.

WestlawNext is an online legal research tool designed and built especially for undergraduates and other non-law students. It is an abridged version of Westlaw and allows retrieval of cases and legal documents from both federal and state sources.

Wiley Online Library
Fulltext access to multidisciplinary journal articles via the Wiley Online Library interface.


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