America: History and Life
Historical coverage of the U.S. and Canada from prehistory - present
Offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy
Political Science Complete
Covers over 800 journals, including top-ranked scholarly titles. Has a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse.
Academic Search Premier
Scholarly, multidiscipline, full-text database
Gale Academic OneFile
Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources
Broad array of scholarly literature
Comprehensive news, business, and legal information
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Covering today’s hottest social issues, from Terrorism to Endangered Species, Stem Cell Research to Gun Control. Includes pro and con viewpoint articles, reference articles that provide context, full-text magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, primary source documents, government and organizational statistics, multimedia, including images and podcasts, links to hand-selected web sites, and more.
Explores social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.
Supreme Court and legal resources
Decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court (1937-1975)
Fedworld (Air Force FLITE database of legal information)
Decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court (1990-present)
Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School
Connect to federal laws and regulations. Includes information on the federal court system, legislation passed in past 6 years, state laws, and the U.S. Code.
Provides entry to Supreme Court Decisions, case law and indexes and links to legal subjects, law schools, federal and state governments, as well as links to the Web sites of individual lawyers and experts.
Guide to Law Online
Comes from the Library of Congress and is a guide to the Global Legal Information Network. Links to worldwide legal resources.
By subject search
Below are some links to various subject searches in Primo. The subject search is a specific and helpful way to find materials about your area of interest.
Christianity and politics — United States
Government and the press — United States
Political science — Philosophy
Politics in the Bible
Religion and politics — United States
United States — Politics and government
United States — Politics and government 1775-1783
By call number
If you want to browse for books in the library, use the call numbers below to find the subject areas that are of interest to you. You can use them to browse the reference section or the main stacks. The Library of Congress website may have a more detailed outline of call numbers for your subject area.
|J||General legislative and executive papers|
|JA||Political science (General)|
|JC||Political theory. The state. Theories of the state.|
|JF||Political institutions and public administration - General|
|JJ||Political institutions and public administration - North America|
|JK||Political institutions and public administration - United States|
|JL||Political institutions and public administration - Canada, Latin America, etc.|
|JN||Political institutions and public administration - Europe|
|JQ||Political institutions and public administration - Asia, Africa, Australia, Pacific Area, etc.|
|JS||Local government. Municipal government|
|JV||Colonies and colonization, Emigration and Immigration. International migration|
|JX||International law (obsolete)|