This guide is designed to assist in locating: federal bills, laws, and regulations; legislative histories; state laws and policies; political news and public opinions; regulatory, statutory, and case laws; scholarly articles; and statistical data.
Published in association with the International Studies Association (ISA), the International Studies Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive reference work of its kind for the fields of international studies and international relations. The online format brings together specially commissioned, peer-reviewed essays, written and edited by an international team of scholars and teachers and aimed at students, scholars, and practitioners. The encyclopedia is updated twice annually and enhanced by live links to archives, datasets, cases, pedagogical aids, and other relevant materials.
iPOLL is a comprehensive database of 500,000 questions and answers asked in the US since 1935. Most of the major survey research organizations that have done work in the areas of social and political research in the United States are represented in iPOLL. Among them are The Gallup Organization, The Roper Organization, Louis Harris and Associates, the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, ABC News, CBS News, NBC News, the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, and the Associated Press
PAIS International is an index to the world's public and social policy literature in the fields of business, economics, local and federal government, political science, international relations, finance, and other social sciences. The database includes public policy literature—periodicals, books, and government documents—in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
PolicyMap provides access to more than 15,000 indicators related to demographics, income/spending, housing, lending, quality of life, economy, education, health, jobs, crime, and education. The data is available across a wide range of geographies (e.g., address, block groups, census tract, zip code, county, city, state, MSA) in addition to school districts, HUD neighborhoods, and political boundaries. Users are able to analyze large amounts of data and quickly displays the data through maps, tables, charts and reports.
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