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Political Science Resources Online
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Academic Search Premier is the world’s largest scholarly, multi-discipline, full text database designed specifically for academic institutions. With the most valuable and most numerous collection of peer-reviewed full text journals, Academic Search Premier offers critical information from many sources found in no other database. This resource contains full text for over 3,600 scholarly publications. Academic Search Premier includes full-page images as well as color embedded images. This scholarly collection provides full text journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study - including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.
American Memory is a gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The site offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections.
AnthroSource is the premier online resource serving the research, teaching, and professional needs of anthropologists. Developed by the American Anthropological Association (AAA), AnthroSource brings 100 years of anthropological material online to scholars and the public. It includes current issues for 15 of the AAA's most critical peer-reviewed publications, including American Anthropologist, American Ethnologist, Anthropology and Education Quarterly, and Medical Anthropology Quarterly.
Business Source Premier provides full text for over 8,350 business journals covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and much more. This database is updated on a daily basis.
CogPrints is for self-archived papers in any area of Psychology, Neuroscience, Linguistics, and many areas of Computer Science (e.g., artificial intelligence, robotics, vision, learning, speech, neural networks), Philosophy (e.g., mind, language, knowledge, science, logic), Biology (e.g., ethology, behavioral ecology, sociobiology, behavior genetics, evolutionary theory), Medicine (e.g., Psychiatry, Neurology, Human Genetics, Imaging), Anthropology (e.g., primatology, cognitive ethnology, archeology, paleontology), as well as any other portions of the physical, social and mathematical sciences that are pertinent to the study of cognition.
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is the most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.
The CQ Researcher explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. There are 44 reports produced each year including four expanded reports. The CQ Researcher web site offers online access to issues dating back to October 25, 1991.
The official summary of statistics on the social, economic, and political organization of the State of Hawaii.
Academic Complete is a highly interactive electronic book database from ebrary that covers all academic subject areas. The collection currently includes more than 30,000 book titles from more than 220 of the world’s leading academic, scientific, technical, medical, and professional publishers. Coverage includes business, marketing, and economics; computers and information technology; education; engineering and technology; health, biomedical, and clinical sciences; the humanities; life and physical sciences; and, the social and behavioral sciences.
EconData.Net is designed to help practitioners, researchers, students, and other data users quickly gain access to relevant state and substate socioeconomic data. The site aims to be a convenient, comprehensive first stop for anyone searching among the vast, disparate array of public and private data sources on the Web.
Prepared and published monthly for the Joint Economic Committee, by the Council of Economic Advisors
Education Full Text brings you comprehensive coverage of an international range of English-language periodicals, monographs and yearbooks. Full text of articles cover to cover, from hundreds of journals, make this a one-stop source for research. Education Abstracts Full Text contains abstracting and indexing coverage for over 475 periodicals included in Education Index as well as the full text of over 150 periodicals.
ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center contains citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals, as well as full text of more than 2,200 digests.
Environment Complete offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Environment Complete contains more than 1,772,000 records from more than 1,660 domestic and international titles going back to the 1940s (including 1,094 active core titles) as well as more than 100 monographs. The database also contains full text for more than 600 journals.
The Federal Register is the official daily publication for Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential Documents.
An index to Federal Reserve Bank economic research. Has links to the full-text.
FedStats is the new window on the full range of official statistical information available to the public from the Federal Government. Use the Internet's powerful linking and searching capabilities to track economic and population trends, education, health care costs, aviation safety, foreign trade, energy use, farm production, and more. Access official statistics collected and published by more than 70 Federal agencies without having to know in advance which agency produces them.
The purpose of Ulukau, the Hawaiian Electronic Library, and its younger sister site, the Hawai'i Digital Library, is to make these resources available for the use, teaching, and enhancement of the Hawaiian language and for a broader and deeper understanding of Hawai'i.
An index to magazines and journals published in or about Hawai'i and the Pacific.
Emphasis on the executive departments. Has links to laws, administrative rules, and regulations as well as to county government sites.
Stanford University Libraries' HighWire Press began in early 1995 with the online production of the weekly Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC), the most highly cited (and second largest) peer-reviewed journal. Scientists and societies rapidly saw the potential for new forms and features of scientific communication, and Science and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences soon joined JBC online.
Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text covers Administrative Law, Antitrust Legislation, Banking, Constitutional Law, Domestic Relations, Environmental Protection, Estate Planning, Food, Drug & Cosmetic Law, International Law, Labor Law, Landlord/Tenant Decisions, Malpractice Suits, Minorities, Multinational Corporations, Negligence, Non-Profit Corporations, Occupational Health & Safety, Politics, Probate, Products Liability, Public Law, Real Property, Securities, Tax Law, Trade Regulation.
Once you are at the WilsonWeb database search page, click in the box next to OmniFile Full Text Select to search this or any of the other OmniFile databases.
The International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences is the first attempt in a generation to map the social and behavioral sciences on a grand scale. It is the largest reference work ever published for the social and behavioral sciences.
Articles in the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy are currently from three sources (1) original contributions by specialized philosophers around the internet, (2) adaptations of material written by the editors for classroom purposes, and (3) adaptations from public domain sources (typically from two or more sources per article).
This database contains full text for more than 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals. The Legal Collection is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.
Research areas in LexisNexis™ Academic cover top news, general news topics, and news transcripts; foreign language news sources; company, industry, and market news; legal news; company financial information; general medical and health topics and medical abstracts; accounting, auditing, and tax information; law reviews; federal case law; U.S. Code; and state legal research.
Information on the United States House and Senate, bills, and votes. The first database made available was Bill Text, followed shortly by Congressional Record Text, Bill Summary & Status, the Congressional Record Index, and the Constitution (now found, along with other historical Congressional documents, under the "Historical Documents" category on the THOMAS home page). Enhancements in the types of legislative data available, as well as in search and display capabilities, have been continuously added.
Provides full text for nearly 400 military related periodicals.
The National Academy Press (NAP) was created by the National Academies to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, all operating under a charter granted by the Congress of the United States. NAP publishes over 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health, capturing the most authoritative views on important issues in science and health policy. Browse by subject area or search the full-text in any of over 2,500 NAP books.
Search the NCJRS full-text and abstract databases as well as all kinds of statistical reports on crime, criminals, and the courts. NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.
The NLM Gateway allows users to search in multiple retrieval systems at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). The current Gateway searches MEDLINE/PubMed, OLDMEDLINE, LOCATORplus, MEDLINEplus, DIRLINE, AIDS Meetings, Health Services Research Meetings, Space Life Sciences Meetings, and HSRProj.
This publication provides statistical data on Native Hawaiian communities throughout the state, offering a numerical representation of the social and economic status of the Native Hawaiian population.
NetLibrary provides access to electronic books. There are several hundred University of Hawai'i Press titles as well as several thousand public domain titles available.
The world’s most comprehensive collection of full-text newspapers, Access World News provides full text coverage of 850 American newspapers as well as 1,100 international newspapers. Coverage varies by title, with the earliest dating back to 1977. There are more than 150 million current and archived articles users can search, browse, print, or email.
Newspaper Source contains full text for regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, newspaper columns as well as other sources. This database also contains indexing and abstracts for national newspapers.
The Online Books Page is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. It also aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the benefit and edification of all.
The Oxford Reference Online Core and Premium Collections bring together more than 120 language and subject dictionaries and reference works containing well over 60,000 pages into a single cross-searchable resource.
Resources on the Pacific island nations collected by the Pacific Collection at UH Manoa. Includes: Associations, Organizations, and Societies; Cultural Resources; Governments; Information Resources; Journals and Newsletters; Libraries, Archives, and Publishers; News Sources; Other Sources; Regional Issues; Statistics.
The Political Database of the Americas is a non-governmental Internet-based project that provides reference materials, primary documents, comparative studies and statistical data for countries in the Western Hemisphere. It has been organized under the following themes: Constitutions and Constitutional Studies; Electoral Systems and Election Data; Decentralization; Political Parties; Executive Institutions; Legislative Institutions; Judicial Institutions; and Civil Society. The Political Database of the Americas is a joint World Wide Web-based project of the Center for Latin American Studies at Georgetown University and the Unit for the Promotion of Democracy at the Organization of American States.
Despite the title of this entry, many titles are full-text. Search by keyword or browse by topic. Topics include: Child Policy; Civil and Criminal Justice; Education; Environment and Energy; Health; International Policy; Labor Markets; Methodology; National Security; Population and Regional Studies; Science and Technology; Social Welfare; Transportation. New areas of research not traditionally part of its agenda include The Arts and Latin American policy research
Since its commercial launch in 1999, ScienceDirect has evolved from a web database of Elsevier Science journals into one of the world's largest providers of scientific, technical, and medical (STM) literature.
Social Sciences Full Text covers Addiction Studies, Anthropology, Area Studies, Community Health & Medical Care, Corrections, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Economics, Environmental Studies, Ethics, Family Studies, Gender Studies, Geography, Gerontology, International Relations, Law, Minority Studies, Planning & Public Administration, Policy Sciences, Political Science, Psychiatry, Psychology, Public Welfare, Social Work, Sociology, Urban Studies.
Once you are at the WilsonWeb database search page, click in the box next to OmniFile Full Text Select to search this or any of the other OmniFile databases.
SocINDEX™ with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The database features more than 1,660,000 records with subject headings from a 19,300 term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. This product also contains informative abstracts for more than 750 "core" coverage journals dating as far back as 1895. In addition, this file provides data mined from more than 575 "priority" coverage journals as well as from more than 2,800 "selective" coverage journals. Further, extensive indexing for books/monographs, conference papers, and other non-periodical content sources is included. SocINDEX with Full Text offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. These include abortion, criminology & criminal justice, demography, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, political sociology, religion, rural & urban sociology, social development, social psychology, social structure, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, sociological history, sociological research, sociological theory, substance abuse & other addictions, violence and many others.
Voyager online catalog for UH system libraries
Search for items in any library in the University of Hawai‘i system. Catalog includes books, journals, electronic books, audiovisual materials, manuscripts, government documents, microfilm and maps. Find items by title, author, journal title, subject heading, call number, or keywords.
Voyager online catalog for UH West O‘ahu and Leeward CC libraries
Search for items located in the UH West O‘ahu and Leeward libraries only.
Full-text coverage of The Wall Street Journal, the world's leading financial newspaper, is now available on the web through ProQuest. Coverage dates back to 1984 and is updated daily. Each issue is indexed thoroughly, so researchers can easily access not only top news stories but also detailed information on the arts, sports, business, and popular culture. Even such items as editorials, editorial cartoons, and letters to the editor from well-known people are indexed. For each article cited in the database, an abstract of up to 75 words helps the researcher know if the complete text will meet his or her needs.
World Data and Compare countries from Encyclopædia Britannica are powerful yet easy-to-use tools that lets users analyze the data among countries and regions at a glance. They offer detailed comparisons of countries across the world, using both the most recent statistics and historic figures. Subscribers can create tables and charts and export the information to a spreadsheet for printing and data crunching.
Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select is a multidisciplinary, 100% full-text database providing full text articles, with their accompanying indexing and abstracts, from the following Wilson periodical databases: Art Full Text, Applied Science & Technology Full Text, Biological & Agricultural Index, Education Full Text, General Science Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, Library Literature & Information Science Full Text, Readers' Guide Full Text, Social Sciences Full Text, Wilson Business Full Text. Coverage begins in 1994.
Once you are at the WilsonWeb database search page, click in the box next to OmniFile Full Text Select to search any or all of these databases.