Political Science

CIAO:Columbia International Affairs Online

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, etc.

Country Profile

Outlines a country's economic and political status and background; puts an annual perspective on the long-term political and social issues affecting each country, providing a complete introduction to all international markets.

Country Report

Covers nearly 200 countries, reporting national, regional and global events that affect business in the short-to medium term. Each report examines issues shaping the countries: the political scene, economic policy, domestic economy, sectoral trends, and foreign trade and payments. Detailed two-year forecasts complement the analysis and pinpoint political and economic developments and trends.

CQ Electronic Library

An expansive suite of electronic references founded on CQ's authoritative and balanced coverage of public affairs. Includes CQ Researcher & CQ Weekly; CQ's Electronic Encyclopedia of American Government and the electronic version of Washington Information Directory (eWID); the CQ Public Affairs Collection, CQ Insider, and the CQ Supreme Court Collection. The CQ Electronic Library brings patrons a wealth of content in highly organized and easy-to-use formats.

Congressional Publications (formerly LexisNexis Congressional)

Full-text of more than 211 years worth of detailed information about Congress, including member biographies, committee assignments, voting records, financial data, and the full-text of key regulatory and statutory resources. Includes The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the U.S. Congress. Here you can find roll call votes and more.

Political Science

Covers topics in Political Science, American Government & Politics, Political Sociology, Comparative Politics, etc.


Database from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development allows users to build statistical tables drawn from the body of economic and social data compiled by the OECD’s 30 member countries. [has tertiary sources.]