Databases with Government Documents

Databases with Government Documents

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AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) is a database created and maintained by the United States Department of Agriculture. The database serves as the catalog and index for the collections of the United States National Agricultural Library, but it also provides public access to information on agriculture and allied fields. The AGRICOLA database is organized into two bibliographic data sets, which must be searched separately. One data set, Online Public Access catalog, contains citations to books, audiovisual materials, serial publications, etc. The other data set, Journal Article Citation Index, includes citations, many with abstracts, to journal articles, book chapters, reports, and reprints, etc. AGRICOLA indexes a wide variety of publications covering agriculture and its allied fields, including, "animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences." 1970 - Present Articles, eBooks, Government Documents
This collection includes primary source materials documenting the interaction of American Indians, white settlers and the U.S. government during the 19th and 20th centuries. More information available at https://proquest.libguides.com/historyvault/amerindians 1809-1971 Government Documents, Images/Photos, Primary Sources
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The Annual Register provides a detailed, yearly summary of British and world events. It serves as a reference work for current events, and primary source material for researchers interested in history, popular culture, political science, social science, and the humanities. More information available at https://proquest.libguides.com/annualregister 1758-present Articles, Government Documents, Primary Sources, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias
The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) is the finding tool for electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government. These publications make up the National Bibliography of U.S. Government Publications. The CGP contains descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. 1976 - Present Government Documents, Legal
This collection of digitized primary source materials includes federal government records, organizational records of major civil rights organizations and personal papers of their key leaders, and the papers of the NAACP from 1910-1972. More information available at https://proquest.libguides.com/hps/northcentral (see individual guides under “Black Freedom Struggle” and “NAACP Papers”) 1900-1996 Government Documents, Primary Sources
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Colonial State Papers provides access to primary source documents from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, including over 7,000 hand-written documents and more than 40,000 bibliographic records covering the earliest English settlements in North America, encounters with Native Americans, piracy in the Atlantic and Caribbean, the trade in slaves, and English conflicts with the Spanish and French. Researchers looking for information regarding early American history, British colonial history, Caribbean history, maritime history, Atlantic trade, plantations, and slavery will find this resource useful. More information available at https://proquest.libguides.com/colonial 1574 - 1757 Government Documents, Images/Photos, Primary Sources
Digitized records of the U.S. State Department provide primary source material for researchers interested in U.S. foreign relations as well as country studies. More information available at https://proquest.libguides.com/historyvault (see individual guides for “Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files”) 1960-1969 Government Documents, Primary Sources
Congressional Hearings Digital Collection contains published and unpublished hearings held by Congress, and is a valuable resource for researchers interested in political science, history, social science, law, and other academic disciplines. More information available at https://proquest.libguides.com/hearings 1824-2003 Government Documents, Primary Sources
Congressional Research Digital Collection provides access to Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports and Congressional committee prints. CRS, an agency within the Library of Congress, provides impartial research reports for the United States Congress. Congressional committee prints are publications (often partisan in nature) issued by Congressional committees on topics related to their legislative or research activities. More information available at https://proquest.libguides.com/crdc and https://www.proquest.com/libraries/academic/databases/ProQuest-Congressional-Research-Digital-Collection.html 1830-2003 Government Documents, Primary Sources
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Data-Planet Statistical Datasets provides access to the Data-Planet repository of standardized and structured statistical data. Search and browse 25 billion data points in over 4.3 billion datasets sourced from over 75 authoritative government and private sources. Manipulate datasets, compare multiple indicators, chart trends over time, spatially represent data, and export content. 1788 - present Data/Statistics, Government Documents
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This resource contains over 124,000 indexed, declassified government documents central to U.S. foreign and military policy. Content is curated by foreign policy experts and organized into more than 40 topic-based collections, providing access to primary source materials for researchers interested in history, political science, and international relations. More information available at https://proquest.libguides.com/dnsa 1945-present Government Documents, Primary Sources
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Documents on British Policy Overseas contains digitized primary source documents from Britain’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office. This resource provides insight into Britain’s foreign policy and diplomatic history throughout the twentieth century. More information available at https://search.proquest.com/dbpo/productfulldescdetail? 1898 – 1990 Government Documents, Primary Sources
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Bibliographic records for energy and energy-related scientific and technical information from the Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessor agencies, the Energy Research & Development Administration (ERDA) and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). 1948 - Present Articles, eBooks, Government Documents, Theses/Dissertations
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Executive Branch Documents contains documents produced by Federal government departments, agencies, and commissions. This resource provides researchers with information about major events in U.S. history, as well as insight into the social, political, and economic history of the U.S. More information available at https://proquest.libguides.com/ebd 1989-1939 Government Documents, Primary Sources
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Information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records. 1950 - Present Articles, Government Documents
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This collection of 21 databases provides access to the full text of over 2,400 law-related journal titles, as well as U.S. Congressional and other government documents, constitutions for every country, and classic legal texts. Also includes content focused on women and the law, religion and the law, and international law history. The scholarly and primary source materials are a resource for research across a diverse range of subject areas such as Ethnic Studies, History, Immigration, Criminal Justice, International Studies, Political Science, Constitutional Law, Religious Studies, Women’s Studies, and more. 1500-Present Articles, Biographies, eBooks, Government Documents, Legal, Primary Sources
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers provides researchers with digitized primary source documents detailing the historical record of Britain, its colonies, and the wider world. Includes House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, also known as Sessional Papers or Blue Books. More information available at https://proquest.libguides.com/parliamentary/commons 1800-1899 Government Documents, Primary Sources
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Human Rights Studies Online contains primary and secondary materials documenting and interpreting major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900-2010. The collection provides researchers with a broad view of these events, including historical context, international response, prosecution activities, and rebuilding and reconciliation. More information available at https://carroll.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.alexanderstreet.com/huri/about 1900-2010 Articles, Government Documents, Images/Photos, Primary Sources, Reference/Dictionaries/Encyclopedias, Videos
This collection of primary source materials documents the investigations and regulatory efforts of the Immigration and Naturalization Service during the period of large-scale Asian, Mexican, and European immigration from 1880-1930. Also includes 185 oral histories of Ellis Island immigrants. More information available at https://proquest.libguides.com/historyvault/ins 1880-1930 Government Documents, Primary Sources
Two documents integral to shaping Native American policy in the United States during the mid-20th century. The Problem of Indian Administration, also known as the Meriam Report, and the 41-part report to the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs describe the impacts of governmental policies and programs on living conditions of Native Americans, including the Sioux, Navaho, Apache, Ute, Cheyenne, Klamath, and many other major tribes. Full-text searchable. 1928 - 1943 Government Documents, Images/Photos, Primary Sources
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Search U.S. federal government databases simultaneously. Government Documents
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This platform provides access to millions of digitized archival materials, including letters, papers, photographs, financial records, diaries, and other primary source materials. Available collections include: • American Indians and the American West --American Indians and the American West (1809-1971) • American Politics and Society --American Politics and Society from JFK to Watergate (1960 -1975) --Immigration: Records of the INS (1880-1930) --Thomas A. Edison Papers (1850-1919) • Black Freedom Struggle --Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century (1895-1996) --NAACP Papers (1910-1972) • International Relations/Military History --Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy (1960-1975) • Women's Studies --Struggle for Women’s Rights (1880-1990) --Women at Work During WWII (1918-1965) • Workers & Labor Unions --Workers, Labor Unions, and the American Left in the 20th Century (1900-1990) 1809-1996 Articles, Government Documents, Images/Photos, Primary Sources
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Science.gov is a gateway to government science information and research results that searches over 40 scientific databases and 200 million pages of science information, and is a gateway to over 2000 scientific websites. 1974 - Present Articles, Data/Statistics, Government Documents
Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law contains primary source and current materials documenting the history of slavery. Researchers have access to: Pamphlets and books on slavery from the 19th century Colony, state, and federal slavery statutes All state and federal slavery cases Legal commentary on slavery published prior to 1920 Contemporary histories and law review articles 1700-2017 Articles, Biographies, eBooks, Government Documents, Primary Sources
The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives, 1960-1974 provides electronic access to digitized materials documenting a period of intense social, political, and cultural change in the United States. The collection includes primary source materials such as diaries, letters, autobiographies, memoirs, written and oral histories, manifestos, government documents, memorabilia, and primary video footage. Scholarly commentary and secondary documentaries are also included. Much of the content is from previously unpublished personal archives, allowing researchers insight into how social movements during this time period affected people across all races, classes, and genders. More information available at https://carroll.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://asp6new.alexanderstreet.com/sixt/sixt.help.aspx?id=1002090174 and https://carroll.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.alexanderstreet.com/browse/sixt-title 1960-1974 Articles, Biographies, Government Documents, Images/Photos, Primary Sources
The U.S. Serial Set Digital Collection provides access to the U.S. Congressional Serial Set and American State Papers. The Serial Set contains House and Senate Documents and House and Senate Reports. These documents, which provide detailed information across a broad range of subjects, are useful for researchers across many disciplines, including the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. More information available at https://proquest.libguides.com/serialset and https://www.govinfo.gov/help/serial-set 1789-1969 Government Documents, Primary Sources
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PLEASE CONTACT THE LIBRARY FOR ACCESS. The official source of U.S. export and import statistics. Created in collaboration between STAT-USA and the U.S. Census Bureau's Foreign Trade Division. Provides current and cumulative U.S. export and import data on more than 18,000 export commodities and 24,000 import commodities worldwide. Allows the opportunity to create customized reports and charts detailing foreign trade variants including: port level detail, state exports, balance of trade, method of transportation and market level ranking. Access to the latest merchandise trade data as well as annual data from 1992 and monthly data from 2002 (port-level data is only available from 2003-present). Various Company/Industry Information, Government Documents
Digitized primary source materials, including foreign policy government records, Associated Press records, and U.S. Armed Forces reports and records, document U.S. activities in Southeast Asia from the Kennedy administration through the removal of U.S. troops. More information available at https://proquest.libguides.com/historyvault/vietnam 1960-1975 Government Documents, Primary Sources
Digitized records of the Women’s Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor and Correspondence of the Director of the Women’s Army Corps, document women’s participation in the labor force and military during World War II. More information available at https://proquest.libguides.com/historyvault/womenatwork 1918-1965 Government Documents, Primary Sources
This collection of digitized government records documents American workers and the development of labor unions within a framework of government policy, intervention, and surveillance. More information available at https://proquest.libguides.com/historyvault/americanleft20 1900-1990 Government Documents, Primary Sources