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Government Documents: Databases
This guide to Government Documents at Fordham is intended to provide you with information about accessing government documents and to help you find governmental resources useful in your research.
Provides full text for more than 500 journals, and indexing and abstracts for almost 3,000 titles. Also features over 340 full-text reference books and monographs, and over 36,000 full-text conference papers, including those of the International Political Science Association.
From HeinOnline. Hundreds of titles dealing with various aspects of gun control. Included are periodicals, key compiled federal legislative histories, relevant congressional hearings, CRS Reports, Supreme Court briefs, and more.
Key archival materials consisting of digitized letters, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, financial records, diaries, and many more primary source materials from the Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon presidencies taken from the University Publications of America (UPA) Collections.
Covers full text, primary source Congressional legislative history. Includes all enacted and related bills, Congressional Record excerpts, and related committee documents. All of these publication types can be used in court to determine the intent of Congress in enacting legislation in cases where the statutory language is ambiguous. Presidential signing statements are also included.
Search and retrieval service with direct links to documents available online. Use it to link to Federal agency online resources or identify materials distributed to Federal Depository Libraries. Coverage begins with July 1976 and new records are added daily.
Supersedes Thomas.gov. Contains official and factual U.S. Federal legislative information such as text of bills and statutes, committees, reports, resolutions, members of Congress and more. Direct links to The Congressional Record and Congressional Research Service Reports.
Online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. Full text of legislative, executive and judicial Federal resources. About 50 different collections of Federal Government information are available.
Full text of official U.N. documents published from 1993 onward, including documents of the Security Council, the General Assembly, the Economic and Social Council and their subsidiaries, as well as administrative issuances and other documents.
The US government's official web portal and search engine for federal, state and local government web sites, interagency searching, and directories. Less research oriented, the site is good for popular & timely information and services such as registering to vote, obtaining passports, jobs & unemployment, emergency services and more.
A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs since 1991. Includes working papers from university research institutes, conference proceedings, books, journals and policy briefs. Some resources have partial content only!
Economic and political analysis of events. Two-year political and economic outlook. Text supported by data tables and charts. Subscription limited to Algeria. Go to Passwords List for login information, then click on the Reports tab.
Electronic versions of the Country Studies Series by the Federal Research Division. Books present an analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of select countries throughout the world.
Political & economic intelligence, data, analysis, briefings & news across the globe. Detailed information on nearly 200 countries including maps, names of leaders, religions, and more. NO access to: Video, Elections, Forecasts, Country Briefing.
Primary source materials highlighting U.S. international relations from the early days of the Kennedy administration, through the escalation of the war during the Johnson administration, to the final resolution of the war at the Paris Peace Talks.
From Readex. Translated and English-language radio and television broadcasts, newspapers, periodicals, government documents and books providing global insight on immigration in the mid-to-late 20th century.
Gateway for a broad range of resources and information for all sectors and countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. Includes policy briefs, working papers, annual reports, monographs, statistics, economic indicators, data visualizations for various socio-economic variables and more.
Formerly Lexis Nexis Congressional and Congressional Universe. Includes Committee Printes (1830-Present), House Senate Hearings (1824-1979) and Unpublished Hearings (1973-1979), House and Senate Documents (1817-Present),
House and Senate Reports (1819-Present), Bills and Resolutions (1789-Present) and Legislative Histories (1969-Present). Also includes the Serial Set with House and Senate Documents and Reports (1789-2003).
Military and Intelligence provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. The database offers content in key subject areas including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, the structure of the armed forces, and more.
War and Terrorism Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines of interest to analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science. The database offers balanced coverage of both historic and contemporary topics in the fields of war and terrorism.