Recommended starting places
News, business, legal, and reference information.
ProQuest Congressional, formerly LexisNexis Congressional and Congressional Universe, indexes and provides selected full texts of Congressional publications, regulations, laws, legislative histories, and background information on members of Congress.
PAIS International (ProQuest)
1972-present. Covers public and social policy issues related to a wide variety of disciplines including economics, law, education, political science, sociology, public administration, public health, science and technology. Contains references to journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, and Internet material.
Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
A large academic multi-disciplinary database providing indexing for over 8,000 journals and full text for nearly 4,700 (including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed journals). PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for some journals.
A searchable collection of databases including the Federal Register, the U.S. Code, the Congressional Record, recent GAO Reports, and current legislation.
ProQuest Research Library
1971-present. Covers scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers in a broad range of subjects.
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