Covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistoric times to the present, including topics in the social sciences and humanities. Materials indexed include journals articles, book reviews, media reviews, and dissertations.
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) provides access to materials in international affairs, including working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs. Full text available.
Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site allows users to track bills throughout the legislative process. N.B. Congress.gov supersedes the Thomas.gov system, which has been retired.
Provides CQ Researcher reports that explore a single "hot" issue in the news each week, including political, social, medical, international, educational, environmental, technological and economical issues. Full text available.
Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Connecting to Google Scholar via the OU Libraries' website enables you to link directly to full text in our collections via OU Link to Article.
This collection includes content on constitutional history; dissent, truth, and ethics; environmental studies; gender studies; geo-politics; human rights; immigration and urbanism; and Islamic studies. The majority of the content is ebooks, with some journal articles.
Indexes literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Provides abstracts and citations to journal articles, books, and conference papers. Includes author profiles.
Covers international literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration/policy. This database combines Political Science Abstracts and ABC POL SCI and includes over 800 journals.