Provides access to publications and reports from over 386 think tanks, research organizations, and policy groups. For this course, be sure to explore and discus the organization's overall political leanings and motivations when citing their work. 1990 - present. Updated weekly.
Congressional Research Service (CRS) is a non-partisan research organization serving members of the House and Senate. Based out of the Library of Congress, their reports provide policy and legal analysis to congressional committees.
Limited to 5 consecutive users. This resource explores "hot" issues in the news each week. Topics include health, social trents, criminal justice, and more. An introcductory overview is provided for each topic and includes pro-con debates, background and chronology, assessment of the current situation, and bibliographies of key resources. 1991 - present
Provides abstracts and indexes for the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers. 1952 - present
The NCJRS Abstracts database is produced by the U.S. Department of Justice and contains summaries of over 189,000 U.S. and international publications on research, policy, and practice related to criminal and juvenile justice and drug control. The publications covered are from 1970 to present and include federal, state, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, audiovisual presentations, and unpublished research.