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Political Science Subject Guide

Subject guides are created by Great Basin College Librarians to assist you! These guides provide helpful resources and tutorials to help you succeed in finding credible resources.

Databases

Access World News - NewsBank

The electronic editions of record for valuable local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers in full-text content -- all in one easy-to-search database with a world map. Each provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community, as well as a distinctive focus offering a variety of viewpoints on local and world issues. Paid ads are excluded.

Issues & Controversies - Facts on File

Analyzes and explains hundreds of controversial topics, in a language and format that students can understand. with balance, accuracy and regular updating.

JSTOR

This database is unique because the complete archives of core scholarly journals have been digitized, starting with the very first issues, many of which date from the 1800's. New titles and fields are being added regularly. Scholarly journal archive - it is NOT a current issue database.

ProQuest Military Collection

Search a comprehensive collection of material on military subjects such as defense, aeronautics and space flight, civil engineering, political science, and more.

ProQuest Social Science Journals

Search full-text periodicals covering the social sciences.

SIRS

A comprehensive database portal which is comprised of several distinct reference databases including SIRS Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter and SIRS Renaissance. It provides relevant, credible information on social issues, science, history, government, the arts and humanities.

 

Websites

ACE Electoral Knowledge Network

The ACE website is an online knowledge repository that provides comprehensive information and customised advice on electoral processes. The website contains in-depth articles, global statistics and data, an Encyclopaedia of Elections, information on electoral assistance, observation and professional development, region- and country-specific resources, daily electoral news, an election calendar, quizzes, expert networks and much, much more.

American Memory Project: A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation

A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation consists of a linked set of published congressional records of the United States of America from the Continental Congress through the 43rd Congress, 1774-1875.

CNN Inside Politics

Coverage of top political issues.

The National Security Archive

An independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University, the Archive collects and publishes declassified documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. The Archive also serves as a repository of government records on a wide range of topics pertaining to the national security, foreign, intelligence, and economic policies of the United States.

Pew Research Center

The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan "fact tank" that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It does so by conducting public opinion polling and social science research; by analyzing news coverage; and by holding forums and briefings. It does not take positions on policy issues.

Political Information.com

A search engine for politics, policy and political news.

POTUS-Presidents of the United States

Brief biographies on each of the presidents. Includes information on presidency, and links for more online resources.

PublicAgenda.org

Public Agenda is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to strengthen our democracy's capacity to take on tough issues

THOMAS

Library of Congress website to provide legislative information freely available to the public. Include the features and content such as. Bills, Resolutions, Activity in Congress, Congressional Record , Schedules, Calendars, Committee Information, Presidential Nominations, Treaties and Government Resources.

University of Michigan Political Science Resources

Provides links to Political Science Resources.


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Elko, NV 89801
775-753-2222

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