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Annual Review: Law and Social Science
Annual Review: Political Science
Basic Legal Research and Secondary Literature
Over 5,500 full-text titles. Legal News: Articles from legal newspapers, magazines & newsletters. Law Reviews: Articles from law reviews; (Case Law). Get a Case: Federal & state legal cases. Shepard'sï¿½ for U.S. Supreme Court: Shepard'sï¿½ citations of U.S. Supreme Court cases; Federal Case Law: Decisions from all federal court levels. State Case Law: State high court & appellate decisions. Area of Law by Topic. Cases on a variety of topics. (Codes & Regulations: Federal Code: Federal code, U.S. Constitution & court rules; Federal Regulations: Federal regulations, agency opinions & US Attorney General Opinions; State Codes: Statutory laws, court rules from all states & Attorneys General opinions from all states; Tax Law: The IRS Bulletin, tax regulations & more; (International Legal Markets): Canadian Legislative Materials: Canadian Current Legislative Awareness and Canada Federal; Legislation (including Consolidated Statutes & Consolidated Regulations; Canadian Statutes & Regulations: Statutes and Regulations of Canada, Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario; EU Law (CELEX): European Union law; (Patent Research): Patents: All U.S. patents from 1971 to present; Class: Patent Numbers By Classification; Manual: Manual of Classification; (Career Information): Martindale-Hubbellï¿½ Law Directory Listings: Details on more than 900,000 lawyers & law firms around the world; Law School Directories: Details on over 250 U.S. schools; Choosing a Law School: NALP's Degrees of Difference.
JSTOR - Arts & Sciences I The Arts & Sciences I Collection
Includes the complete back runs of 119 titles in fifteen disciplines. JSTOR's first collection includes core research and society published journals in economics, history, political science, and sociology in other key fields as the humanities and social sciences. This collection also includes a selection of titles in the more science-oriented fields of ecology, mathematics, and statistics.
A collection of respected, scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies. Source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world. Full text for nearly 250 of the world's best law journals centered on the discipline of law and legal topics: criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment and much more. In addition to full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all journals in the collection. The majority of full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1965.
Military & Government Collection
Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. Provides full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals as well as full text for 245 pamphlets, and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles.
This database comprises a retrospective conversion of the PAIS Annual Cumulated Bulletin, Volumes 1-62, published 1915-1976. Currently available on the CSA Illumina platform is Part I of this conversion project, containing over 850,000 records covering the years 1937-1976. Part II of the Archive will be available by Fall 2005 and will include records covering the years 1915-1936. When complete, the PAIS Archive will contain over 1 million records. The PAIS Archive is available as part of an enhanced subscription to PAIS International on CSA Illumina.The archive provides historical perspective on many of the 20th century's public and social policies.
Contains references to more than 553,300 journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more, from 1972 to current. Newspapers and newsletters are not indexed. Includes publications from over 120 countries throughout the world. In addition to English, some of the indexed materials are published in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
SocINDEX with Full Text
Contains full text for 815 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 630 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers. The database features more than 1,910,000 records with subject headings from a 19,300 term sociological thesaurus. Contains abstracts for 640 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895. This file provides data mined from more than 630 "priority" coverage journals and over 2,840 "selective" coverage journals. Further, extensive indexing for books/monographs, conference papers, and other content sources is included. Searchable cited references are provided. Sub-disciplines and related areas: 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. In addition, features over 10,000 Author Profiles covering the most prolific, most cited, and most frequently searched for authors in the database.
Decisions or case law from courts in all 50 states and the federal courts; laws from all 50 states and federal statutes published in the United State code Annotated (USCA).
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A FEW RECOMMENDED RESOURCES:
Political Science Subject Guide
Information on materials by subject are in Magale Library's reference area, stacks call numbers, and periodicals. Also provided are web sites, electronic journals, electronic texts, and online associations to further research in each area.
American Society of International Law • http://www.asil.org/
Charters of Freedom • http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/
Federal Bar Association • http://www.fedbar.org/
Law Library of Congress Guide to Law Online • http://www.loc.gov/law/help/guide.php
Legal Information Institute • http://www.law.cornell.edu/