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American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990 VCU
Civil rights, race, gender, free speech, citizenship, discrimination, immigration, labor, radicalism, and issues relating to the U.S. Supreme Court.

CQ Library VCU
Full-text articles from the Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report (1983 - present) and the CQ Researcher (1991 - present).

Government Information Resources
VCU Libraries Government Documents home page. Links to Federal, State, and International government information.

HeinOnline VCU
Full text legal journals, Congressional Record Bound volumes, U.S. Reports back to 1754, United Nations and League of Nations Treaty Series, all U.S. Treaties, Federal Register, CFR, texts, cases, statutes, and more. Searchable, exact page images.
Can be used for course content: Law review articles and much more; permanent links. More about affordable Course Content

ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) VCU
Archive of social science data for research and instruction. Includes data files for use with statistical software, such as SAS or SPSS. Topical archives include health, aging, education, criminal justice, and substance abuse. ICPSR at VCU Libraries (downloading help; search tips)

Index to Current Urban Documents (ICUD) VCU
Index to and full-text of reports and research generated by various governmental and civic entities in approximately 500 selected cities in the United States and Canada.

iPOLL (Roper Center) VCU
Contains nearly a half-million questions from surveys conducted since 1935 by over 150 academic, commercial, and media survey organizations such as Gallup, CNN, Pew Research Associates, the Wall Street Journal, and others.

Legal Collection VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies. Legal topics include criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor and human resources, ethics, and the environment.

PAIS International VCU
Abstracts from the international literature on public affairs, public and social policies, and international relations. Includes PAIS Archive, 1915-1976.

Peace Research Abstracts VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers peace analysis, conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other peace research topics.

Political Science Complete VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers comparative politics, international relations, law and legislation, non-governmental organizations, and political theory. Full text reference books, monographs, and conference papers.

Population Index
Abstracts of the international demographic and population literature. Search Population Index Browse Population Index

ProQuest Government Periodicals Index VCU
Citations for articles on a variety of topics published in US Government magazines/newsletters. Some of these are available online through the Government Periodicals on the Web link.

Public Administration Abstracts VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers public administration theory and methods, administration and economy, administration and politics, administration and society, administrative structures and organization, public and social services, and public service personnel.

U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980 VCU
Reports, documents and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, originally published in approximately 13,800 bound volumes. Includes the American State Papers and maps.

WestlawNext Campus Research VCU
Legal research, business information, and news. Full-text access to federal and state case law, statutes, regulations, administrative codes, law reviews and journals, American Law Reports, American Jurisprudence 2d, newspapers and magazines.

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts VCU
Citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, economics, law, and public administration and policy.

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