Public Affairs Databases

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Public Affairs Databases

Public Administration

Public Administration Abstracts EBSCOhost 1974-
Covers areas related to public administration, including public administration research, public administration theory and more. Searches top public administration journals such as Public Administration Review, Public Administration Quarterly, and International Journal of Public Administration.

Business Source Premier EBSCOhost years vary
Provides full text for over 2,710 scholarly business journals covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and much more.This database is updated on a daily basis.

Social Services Abstracts ProQuest  1979-
Covers of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development.

PAIS International ProQuest  1914-
Public Affairs Information Service International (PAIS International) contains references to more than 540,100 journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies and more. In addition to English, some of the indexed materials are published in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Sage Online Journals Sage  years vary
A full-text, multidisciplinary database covering more than 520 journals in business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology and medicine.

ICPSR Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research years vary
ICPSR maintains a digital, data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, demographics and other social related fields.

Criminal Justice & Security

ProQuest Criminal Justice ProQuest 1981-
A comprehensive database of U.S. and international criminal justice journals. Great for searching in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law and industrial security.

NCJRS Abstracts Database National Criminal Justice Reference Service years vary
A free database containing summaries of the more than 195,000 criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse resources housed in the NCJRS Library collection.

LexisNexis Academic LexisNexis  years vary
Provides access to a broad range of news, business, legal, and reference information.

Homeland Security Digital Library U.S. Dept of Homeland Security years vary
Provides quick access to literature on homeland security including important U.S. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents as well as specialized resources such as theses and reports from various universities, organizations and local and state agencies.

ISN: International Relations & Security Network  years vary
An international perspective database containing grey literature of all types, daily briefings, a monthly summary, primary source material, books, and many journals.

Streaming Video Collections

Films on Demand Films Media Group  years vary
Contains thousands of streaming documentaries in the humanities, social sciences and sciences. For criminal justice, it contains films in the areas of criminal investigation, criminal justice system and sociology.

VAST: Academic Video Online Alexander Street Press years vary
Search for thousands of streaming video titles in a wide range of disciplines in the arts/humanitites, social sciences, and sciences.

Selected General Databases

Academic OneFile Gale/InfoTrac 1980-
Contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources in the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.

Academic Search Premier EBSCOhost years vary
Provides full text for more than 3,430 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. This database is updated on a daily basis.

CQ Researcher CQ Press  1923-
Explores controversial issues in the news with objectivity and balance. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. Each report contains charts, graphs and sidebar articles -- plus a pro-con feature, a chronology, lengthy bibliographies and a list of contacts.

OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson) EBSCOhost 1982-
This general database includes articles that cover a wide range of topics in education, general science, humanities, and the social sciences. Formerly known as WilsonWeb, OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition contains the full text of articles from over 2,500 publications and abstracts from nearly 3,600 publications.

Social Sciences Citation Index ISI Web of Knowledge 1900-
Includes current and retrospective bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references found the world's leading scholarly social sciences journals covering more than 50 disciplines.