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Government Info & Interest Groups
Government information & resources related to interest groups
Select Books on Interest Groups
Public opinion resources
Selected public opinion resources
News & media
Selected news and media databases and resources
Lexis/Nexis is a major news, business. and legal publications index.
Proquest Newsstand is also a good source of current US news. and media
Web link to FAIR - Fairness and accuracy in Reporting.
The FCC regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories and is an independent U.S. government agency.
See also: Finding Newspapers Guide
Additional News Databases listed below:
Secondary Sources: Journal article databases & encyclopedias
Selected article databases
Acdemic Search Premier - Comprehensive multidisciplinary journal literature database. Includes full-text access.
Ciao: Columbia International Affair Online - A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs.
Communication & Mass Media Complete - Offers information from over 600 journals in communication, mass media and related fields; includes abstracts, indexing, bibliographical citations and author profiles, as well as full text from more 240 titles.
Communication Studies - SAGE full-text -Includes the full-text of 16 journals published by SAGE and participating societies related to Journalism, Public Opinion, Political Communication, Mass Communication, Interpersonal Communication.
Congressional Publications -Congressional Information Service publications via Proquest. Full-text access to Congressional hearings, reports and documents, as well as reports from the Congressional Research Service (CRS), Congress' thinktank.
CQ Electronic Library - CQ's authoritative and balanced coverage of public affairs includes the CQ Researcher, CQ Weekly, CQ's Electronic Encyclopedia of American Government, the electronic version of Washington Information Directory (eWID), and the CQ Public Affairs Collection, CQ Insider.
ERIC - The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) is a national information system providing access to education-related literature. Urban Education.
GenderWatch - Full text collection of journals, magazines, newsletters, regional publications, books, booklets and pamphlets, conference proceedings and governmental n-g-o and special reports devoted to women's and gender issues.
IBSS - International Bibliography of the Social Sciences. This database is compiled by the British Library of Political and Economic Science of the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Index to Current Urban DocumentsThe Index to Current Urban Documents (ICUD), contains reports and research generated by local government agencies, civic organizations, academic and research organizations, public libraries, and metropolitan and regional planning agencies from more than 500 major cities in the United States and Canada.
LexisNexis Statistical Insight-Provides statistical data from U.S. government publications from 1973, state and private sources from 1980, and international organizations from 1983.
PAIS international- The Public Affairs Information Service covers issues in the public debate.
SCOPUS - Social Sciences - Social Science abstract and citation database, including peer-reviewed titles from international publishers, Open Access journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, quality web sources.
Social Science Citation Index - An international, multidisciplinary index to the literature of the social, behavioral, and related sciences.
Sociological Abstracts - Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.
Sociology - Sage Journals Online - See also "Journals" tab.
Urban Studies Abstracts - Urban Studies Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to urban studies, including urban affairs, community development, urban history, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts - This database provides abstracts and indexing of the international literature of political science and international relations, along with complementary fields, including international law and public administration/policy.