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Policies for a specific issue
Specialized databases – examples:
Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts
Index and abstracts to journal articles, books, research reports, and proceedings covering libraries, information science, technology, information management, and more.
Publications related to or from the United State Congress and the Executive branch from 1789 to the present that include laws, legislative histories, House and Senate hearings, bills and reports, the Congressional Record, Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register, plus Executive Orders, Proclamations and other documents related to the presidency.
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News, business, and legal sources covering world news and companies, and including U.S. Supreme Court decisions, state, federal and international law, regulations, and law reviews.
Official U.S. Congress site, providing access to legislative information, Congressional Record, Congressional Research Service Reports, information about members of Congress, and more.
Official publications and documents from the United States government.
Policy in general
Papers from think tanks, IGOs, NGOs, and research organizations around the world including papers from dissolved organizations.
Political Science Database
Journals in political science and international relations.
Books, reference works, handbooks, in the social sciences, from Sage and CQ Press.
– example: Journal of Policy Analysis and Management
News, Polling, and Organizations
Access World News
Current and past worldwide news sources, including international, local and regional newspapers, media transcripts, wire service content, college newspaper articles, magazines, blogs, video and audio.
Polling the Nations
Information about polls on various subjects, including poll questions and responses.
ProQuest News and Newspapers
Search portal for multiple news and newspaper databases including Alt-PressWatch, Canadian Newsstream, Ethnic NewsWatch, GenderWatch, Global Breaking Newswires, International Newsstream, US Newsstream, and ProQuest Historical Newspapers. Text visualization options for selected newspapers are available on the TDM Studio platform; please see the ProQuest TDM Studio guide for access information.
Public opinion data in the U.S. from academic, media and commercial polls.
Additional SU Libraries Contacts
iSchool Librarian: Brenna