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Political Science

SUBSCRIPTION DATABASES:

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

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

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

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's� for U.S. Supreme Court: Shepard's� 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-Hubbell� 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.
http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/lnacademic

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.
http://www.jstor.org/search/

Legal Collection
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.
https://centenary.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=lgh

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.
https://centenary.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=mth

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.
https://centenary.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=sih

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.
http://www.centenary.edu/library/reference/subject/polcou

American Society of International Lawhttp://www.asil.org/

Charters of Freedomhttp://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/

Federal Bar Associationhttp://www.fedbar.org/

Law Library of Congress Guide to Law Onlinehttp://www.loc.gov/law/help/guide.php

Legal Information Institutehttp://www.law.cornell.edu/

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