Core Documents of Our Democracy
Core Documents of Our Democracy
This collection provides American citizens with direct online access to the basic Federal Government documents that define our democratic society. These titles contain information about the democratic process that are critical to informed citizens. They support the public's right to know about the essential activities of their Government.
Index to U. S. Congressional documents and includes indexing and full-text for congressional hearings, reports, bills, prints, and documents. Also includes Congressional Record. Coverage begins in 1970. Many earlier documents can be found in our CIS microfiche collection.
GPO Monthly Catalog
U.S. government publications index. Covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.).Includes a bibliographic citation in each record. Dates covered - 1976 to present.
Academic Search Premier
Provides full text for many topics. Great place to start research.
Military & Government Collection provides full text from over 330 military and general interest publications. Designed to bring current news to all branches of the military. This database also offers indexing and abstracts for over 380 magazines.
OSTI is the acronym for the Office of Scientific & Technical Information in the Dept. of Energy. OSTI provides searchable access to scientific and technical information in the physical sciences and other disciplines of concern to the Department of Energy (DOE).
Key resources in this database are:
DOE Science Accelerator
U.S. Congressional Serial Set & Papers, 1789-1994
Reports, documents, and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Also includes American State Papers, 1789-1838, and Serial Set Maps.
Homeland Security Digital Library
The HSDL collection provides quick access to 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.
Federal, state, and some international statutes, codes, case law; law reviews; and patents.
ProQuest Statistical Insight
ProQuest Statistical Insight provides access to statistics produced by federal agencies, states, business organizations, research institutions, and international organizations. It allows single search capability across statistical publications, tables, and datasets; integration of published statistics, the datasets they derive from, and their relationships; faceted search results that can be filtered by source, geography, subject, date, etc.; relevance ranking; weekly updates; and the full-text for thousands of statistical publications and tables.
Crime in the United States
Crime in the United States (Uniform Crime Reports)
Crime in the United States (CIUS) is an annual publication in which the FBI compiles volume and rate of crime offenses for the nation, the states, and individual agencies. This report also includes arrest, clearance, and law enforcement employee data.
Consortium Library, 1st Floor
World War I era US poster by James Montgomery Flagg, 1918.
Find books & articles by searching across the library's collections.