Comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs.
It contains a wide range of scholarship including working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs. CIAO also contains teaching materials including original case studies written by leading international affairs experts, course packs of background readings for history and political science classes, and special features like the analysis of a bin Laden recruitment tape with video. 1991 to present.
Available on the Legacy Apps computer in Raynor Library. Ask at the Information Desk.
Indexes five major categories of U.S. congressional publications: congressional reports, published and unpublished hearings, documents, committee prints, and Senate executive reports and documents. 1789-1969.
This database of data on countries is provided by the Milwaukee Public Library. You must have a valid Milwaukee Public Library card and personal identification number (PIN) to access this database. 1800-1900.
Includes 25 categories such as Land & Climate, People, Customs & Courtesies, Lifestyle, Society, History, Religion, Family, and Economy. Also has multimedia content such as typical greetings and the national anthem.
A dataset compiled from interviews of 40,000+ U.S. participants responding to 3.500+ different questions. Most recent data available via this link. Historical data (1972-1998) available from library computers only.
Areas include: socioeconomic status, social mobility, social control, family, race relations, sex relations, civil liberties, morality, religion, health, culture, job experiences, interracial friendships, gender, emotions, political preferences, etc. Numerical data is in SPSS file format. Codebook included with dataset or available on web: http://www.norc.uchicago.edu/GSS+Website/
NOTE: you must create a "MyData" account in order to retrieve data.
Abstracts, longitudinal studies, project overviews, data collection instruments, and descriptions of variables found in the dataset. Most datasets and documentation can be downloaded, from on campus computers, for research and personal use.
Database of usage factors indicating relative importance of scholarly journals in the sciences and social sciences.
The "Science" portion covers about 5,000 leading international science journals from ISI database and the "Social Science" portion covers 1700 leading journals from Social Science Citation Index. Basic information about each journal is also included, e.g. publisher, frequency, title changes, subject categories assigned, etc. Covers 2004 to 2006.
A multi-dimensional resource on politics and policy.
Full text of the National Journal, The Hotline, The Congressional Daily, The Almanac of American Politics, Markup Reports & Bill Status, The Technology Daily, Ad Spotlight and Poll Track providing a daily news briefing on politics and poling data, congressional hearings, and more
Full-text sources on current events, business, law, and medicine.
Formerly Lexis Nexis Academic Universe.
It includes regional, national, and international newspapers; magazines; wire services; business publications (trade journals, corporate annual reports, tax sources); legal resources (law reviews, court cases, briefs, federal and state codes); government documents; medical information (medical journals); and reference sources (directories, biographical information). Coverage varies by title; very good coverage from the early 1990s to present, with some coverage as early as the mid-1970s.
Searches full-text of 7000+ journals and magazines across disciplines. Includes general interest, news publications, and scholarly journals. Late 1980s - present.
Proquest Research Collections is made up of several Proquest collections: AltPress Watch, Genderwatch, ProQuest: Asian Business and Reference, Biology Journals, Computing, Criminal Justice Journals, Education Journals, European Business, Health and Medical Complete, Medical Library, Military Collection, Psychology Journals, Religion, Research Library, Science Journals, Social Science Journals, and Telecommunications.
Evening news broadcasts from the major U.S. national broadcast networks: ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and Fox News; also special news-related programming including ABC's Nightline. Note: Requires free RealPlayer software to play video clips.
Full-text of state and federal government documents.
Constitutions of the United States and of the State of Wisconsin; rules and orders of the Senate and Assembly, and annals of the Legislature; profiles of state officials, senators, and representatives; also, statistical tables and history of state institutions.
Database of annual time series data from the World Bank. Economic and social indicator data. Mostly 1960 - present.
With more than 600 indicators, this database of development data from the World Bank includes social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators for more than forty years, 1960 to present, where data are available. The full-text of the print publication World Development Indicators can be found at Ref HC 59.69 .S63; there is also full-text online at the World Bank website.