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Academic Search Complete Restricted Resource Some full text available
Index and full text of magazines, newspapers, reports, conference proceedings, and scholarly journals in a wide variety of disciplines.
America: History and Life Restricted Resource
Index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.
Annual Reviews Restricted Resource Some full text available
Journals on a wide variety of economic, scientific, health, and psychological topics and related fields.
DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals Some full text available
DOAJ is a database of open access, peer-reviewed journals.
JSTOR Restricted Resource Some full text available
An electronic repository of full-text journals in a variety of disciplines, JSTOR includes the full text of journals starting from the origin of their publication, but often does not have the most recent 2-5 years.


Oxford Academic Restricted Resource Some full text available
Full-text ebooks and articles published by university presses on a wide variety of subjects, including history, political science, sociology, and literature. Hosted by Oxford University Press.

Magazines & Newspapers

Military and Government Collection Restricted Resource Some full text available
Index and full text of news publications pertaining to all branches of the US government.
Newspaper Source Restricted Resource Some full text available
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 35 national & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are also provided. Covers 1985-present.
Nexis Uni Restricted Resource Some full text available
Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis--including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790--and offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.

Publications in the Field

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Search for a journal, magazine, or other periodical by its exact title, the beginning words of the title, or words within the title. You can also browse by Category for journals in your field of interest.

Reference Materials

Encyclopedia of American Studies Some full text available
Covers the history, philosophy, arts, and cultures of the United States in relation to the world, from pre-colonial days to the present, from various perspectives and the global American Studies movement.

Topics covered include: American Studies Concepts, Figures and Practices -- Arts and Literature -- Economics, Business, and Labor -- Education, Libraries, and Museums -- Ethnicity, Race, and Religious Cultures -- Gender and Family -- National Identity -- Nature and the Environment -- Periods and Eras -- Philosophy -- Political Science and Law -- Popular Culture -- Science, Technology, and Medicine -- Social Movements and Social Reform.
Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion
Print Location: BL65 .P7 E53 2007
This two-volume encyclopedia covers the intersection of politics and religion.  Entries include bibliographies for further reading.
Global Road Warrior Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
Global Road Warrior provides detailed cultural, social, political, and business information and statistics for countries worldwide.


Historical Statistics of the United States Some full text available
Historical Statistics of the United States presents the numerical history of the United States including:  population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations, all from the earliest times to the present.

Government Information

Congress.gov Some full text available
The leadership of the 104th Congress directed the Library of Congress to make federal legislative information freely available to the public. The Congress.gov website (formerly known as THOMAS) includes Bills and Resolutions, Activity in Congress, the Congressional Record, Committee Information, Treaties, and other Government Resources. Full text of bills is available back to the 101st Congress (1989).
Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports Some full text available
CRS reports are regularly produced to anticipate and respond to issues of interest to Congress. They provide timely, objective, and authoritative research and analysis on a wide range of policy topics covering subjects including foreign affairs, defense & intelligence, health care, energy & natural resources, commerce & the economy, social welfare & housing, and justice & law enforcement.
GovTrack Some full text available
GovTrack helps ordinary citizens find and track bills in the U.S. Congress and understand their representatives’ legislative record. Summaries for current bills are often available, along with links to related legislation, if applicable.
Illinois General Assembly Some full text available
Provides access to Bills & Resolutions, Public Acts, Compiled Statutes, and the state Constitution in addition to information about the members, committees, etc., of the state House and Senate.
U.S. Census Data
Interactive, searchable database for population, housing, industry and business statistics from the U.S. Census.