Accessing eResources Remotely

Access to licensed library research materials (eResources) requires a special usernname/password combination.

To learn that username/password combination, login here, or call 318-869-5047.

For step-by-step instructions on how to obtain the login credentials for licensed eResources, see this IT FAQ entry.

Subject Guide: Political Science — The Presidency & Congress

To search the entire collection of print and electronic resources, go to e-Library.

Books in Print | Periodicals |Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc. | Subscription Databases | E-Journals | E-Books | Professional Associations | Other Online Resources

Books in Print: LC Call Numbers in Stacks

Range | Subject
HN50 - HN995 | Social Conditions by Regions
HX1 - HX970 | Political "isms", i.e., Socialism, Anarchism, etc.
J1 - J82 | Papers of Presidents & Congress
JA1 - JA92 | Political Science: General
JF201 - JF619 | Functions of Government
JF800 - JF1177 | Political Rights & Participation
JF2011 - JF2112 | Political Parties
JK1 - JK9593 | U.S. Political Institutions & Practical Politics
KF4530 - KF4744 | U.S. Constitution & Bill of Rights

Periodicals

Location| Title
320.5 Am35j | American Journal of Politics: 1973-2002
320.5 Am35 | American Political Science Review: 1959 to date
320.05 Am35p | American Prospect: 1990-2000
305 Am35a | Annals of the American Academy of Political & Social Science: 1982-2001; 2003 to date
320.5 C76d | Congressional Digest: 1960 to 2008
304 Ed48 | Congressional Quarterly's Editorial Research Reports: 1987-1990
340.5 | Harvard Law Review: 1887 to date
323.405 H88 | Human Rights Quarterly: 1991 to date
320.05 J826o | Journal of Political Science: 1982 to date
340.5 | Judicature: 1969 to date
321.05 N42p | New Perspectives Quarterly: 1987-2000
340.05 | NYU Annual Survey of American Law: 1988 to date
301.1543 P96q | Public Opinion Quarterly: 1990-2000
340.05 | Tulane Law Review: 1929 to date

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online • http://www.search.eb.com

Literati • http://literati.credoreference.com

Subscription Databases

Complete list of subscription databaseshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/databaseindex

Academic Search Complete • http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=a9h

Annual Review of Law and Social Science • http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/lawsocsci

Annual Review of Political Science • http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/polisci

Business Source Complete • http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=bth

Ingenta • http://www.ingentaconnect.com/search/advanced

JSTOR Arts and Sciences I, II, and III Interdisciplinary Collections • http://www.jstor.org/search/

Lexis-Nexis / Academic Universe • http://web.lexis-nexis.com/universe/

Military & Government Collection • http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=mth

OCLC FirstSearch • http://newfirstsearch.oclc.org/dbname=WilsonSelectPlus;autho=100159676;FSIP/

SocINDEX with Full Text • http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=sih

WorldCat • http://newfirstsearch.oclc.org/dbname=WorldCat;FSIP%20

E-Journals

Complete list of subscription e-journalshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/ejournals

Other suggested e-journals and e-journal collections:

Electronic Full Text Journals (Search "Politics") • http://atoz.ebsco.com.centenary.idm.oclc.org/Titles/3423?lang=en&lang.menu=en&lang.subject=en

Campaign & Elections: Magazine for People in Politicshttp://politicsmagazine.com/

Directory of Open Access Journalshttp://www.doaj.org/home

EBSCO Open Access Political Science CollectionExplore over 500 full text journals related to political science.

House Journal: Journal of the House of Representativeshttp://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/amlaw/lwhj.html

Michigan Journal of Political Sciencehttp://www.umich.edu/~mjps/

Roll Call Newspaper Onlinehttp://www.rollcall.com/

E-Books

Complete list of subscription e-bookshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/ebooks

Other suggested e-books and e-book collections:

Code of Federal Regulationshttp://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/cfr-table-search.html

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)http://www.doabooks.org/

Hathi Trust Digital Libraryhttp://www.hathitrust.org/

Internet Archivehttp://archive.org/details/texts

National Academy Presshttp://www.nap.edu/

Online Books Pagehttp://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/

Political Thought: Original Documentshttp://www.psr.keele.ac.uk/thought.htm

Statistical Abstract of the United Stateshttp://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/

United States Codehttp://www.gpoaccess.gov/uscode/index.html

United States Government Manual (1995-2003) • http://www.gpoaccess.gov/gmanual/index.html

University of California Presshttp://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks//index_subjects.html

Professional Associations

American Political Science Association • http://www.apsanet.org/

International Political Science Association • http://www.ipsa.org/site/

Pi Sigma Alpha: National Political Science Honor Society • http://www.apsanet.org/~psa/

Social Science Research Council • http://www.ssrc.org/

Society for Political Methodology • http://polmeth.wustl.edu/

Southwestern Social Science Association Online • http://www.sssaonline.org/

Other Suggested Online Political Science: Presidency/Congress Resources

Abbreviations and Acronyms of the U.S. Government • http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/subjectareas/gov/docs_abbrev.html

Academic Info: Social/Political Science & Presidents • http://www.academicinfo.net/histuspres.html

American Presidency Project • http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/index.php

Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress, 1774 to Present • http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp

Center for American Women and Politics • http://www.cawp.rutgers.edu/

Electoral Vote: Election news • http://www.electoral-vote.com/

Federal Election Commission • http://www.fec.gov/

FedStats: Gateway to Statistics of U.S. Federal Agencies • http://www.fedstats.gov/

Gallup Organization. • http://www.gallup.com/Home.aspx

Law Library of Congress • http://www.loc.gov/law/

Library of Congress: Government, Politics & Law Resources • http://www.loc.gov/topics/government.php

Library of Congress Virtual Reference Shelf: Politics & Government • http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/virtualref.html#politics

National Archives & Records Administration: Presidential Libraries • http://www.archives.gov/presidential-libraries/contact/libraries.html

NES (National Election Studies) Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior • http://www.electionstudies.org/nesguide/nesguide.htm

Office of the Clerk: U.S. House of Representative (House documents, bios, etc.) • http://clerk.house.gov/

Open Secrets: Guide to Money in U.S. Elections • http://www.opensecrets.org/

Politics1: Guide to American Politics and Candidates • http://www.politics1.com/

Political Database of the Americas • http://pdba.georgetown.edu/

Political Information: politics, policy and political news • http://www.politicalinformation.com/

Political Organizations • http://maxweber.hunter.cuny.edu/polsc/dcaputo.html

Political Prints & Photographs • digitized:true

Polling Report: Non-Partisan Resource of American Public Opinion • http://www.pollingreport.com/

POTUS: Presidents of the United States • http://www.ipl.org/div/potus/index.html

Presidential Biographies: American Experience • http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/article-gallery/presidents-bios

Professional Cartoonists Index • http://www.cagle.com/

Social Science Information Gateway: Politics • http://www.intute.ac.uk/socialsciences/politics/

Thomas Legislative Information on the Internet • http://thomas.loc.gov/links/

U.S. Congress: Senate, House & Executive Reports • http://www.gpoaccess.gov/serialset/creports/index.html

U.S. Government's Printing Office: Presidential & Congressional Documents • http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/

U.S. Government’s Official Web Portal • http://www.usa.gov/

U.S. Presidential Audio Recordings • http://lib.msu.edu/cs/branches/vvl/presidents/

U.S. Senate: Senators of the 111th Congress • http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm

Women in Politics Bibliographic Database • http://www.ipu.org/bdf-e/Bdfsearch.asp