KEY RESOURCES FOR THE WOODROW WILSON SCHOOL:
Inform (via ProQuest)
Contains over 1000 premier business periodicals plus information
on over 60,000 companies.
This service provides keyword searchable full-text documents
from over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical and reference
International Affairs Online (CIAO)
CIAO covers theory and research in international affairs.
It publishes a wide range of scholarly material from 1991
to the present, including working papers from university
research institutes, occasional paper series from NGOs,
foundation-funded research projects, and proceedings from
Congressional Universe provides access to Congressional
hearings, public issues, legislation, legislative histories,
and legal research. It includes the full-text of Congressional
information including member biographies, committee assignments,
committee transcripts, voting records and financial data.
Staff Directories: Congressional,
Electronic versions of Congressional Quarterly's staff directories.
These directories cover the U.S. Congress, departments and
agencies of the Federal government, and Federal and state
courts. Biographical information is also available for selected
and Statistical Services
Data and Statistical Services is part of Firestone Library's
Social Science Reference Center. The Data Library is a collection
of over 24,000 machine-readable files, primarily in the
social sciences but also in the sciences and humanities.
The DSS consulting lab, located in A-16-H-3 at the back
of the Social Science Reference Center, offers hands-on
assistance with data extraction and management and use of
Up to date as well as historical international data on stocks,
indices, bonds, commodities, futures, options, earning forecasts
(IBES), economic conditions, interest rates, exchange rates,
and economic forecasts. Minimum frequency is daily for financial
information. Data is derived from national governments,
central banks, the International Monetary Fund, OECD, major
investment houses, stock exchanges, and Datastream's own
researchers. For more information see http://www.princeton.edu/~econlib/ds/index.html.
Available in Stokes Library or Social Science Reference
Center to Princeton University faculty and students only
for academic purposes.
Comprehensive, indexed bibliography, with selected abstracts
and full-text book reviews, of worldwide scholarship on
economics from more than 400 major journals, books, collective
volumes, and working papers.
Intelligence Unit Country Profiles and Reports
Country Reports cover nearly 200 countries producing in-depth,
independent analysis every three months in the form of main
reports and, for a wide range of key countries, monthly
updates. Coverage includes the political scene, economic
policy, the domestic economy, sectoral trends, and foreign
trade and payments.
Contains the full text of articles appearing in international
news sources, including Dow Jones and Reuters Newswires
and The Wall Street Journal, as well as multilingual content
drawn from nearly 8,000 sources.
(Fulltext Sources Online)
A directory of publications that are accessible online in
full text, from 29 major database producers.The directory
lists periodicals, newspapers, newsletters, newswires, and
TV or radio transcripts. It covers topics in science, technology,
medicine, law, finance, business, industry, the popular
press and more. It also lists the URLs of publications with
Internet archives, noting whether access to them is free
The U.S. Government Printing Office's gateway to congressional
information provides full-text access to important Congressional
documents. The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications is
also available here.
Political Science Abstracts
Produced since 1951 by the International Political Science
Association,this is a bibliographic database that indexes
and abstracts articles from periodicals published throughout
Jane's is a database that draws upon multiple sources of
information on the subject of global security matters, specializing
in coverage of national defense capabilities and the defense
industry itself. Princeton's subscription to this database
includes access to four Janes's services: All the World's
Aircraft, Armour and Artillery, Fighting Ships, and
World Defence Industry.
A database of current information on political and economic
developments in Latin America and the Caribbean. Includes
the Latin American Weekly Report, Latin American Economy
& Business, Latin American Security & Strategic
Review, and the Latin American Monitoring Centre.
Eastern & Central Asian Studies
An index to journal and newspaper articles, books, and web
sites on the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa.
Coverage is from 1900 to the present and includes the following
fields: politics, law, international relations, economics,
literature, religion, arts, anthropology, history and archaeology.
This database provides comprehensive politics and policy
information including the National Journal, Almanac of American
Politics, Markup Reports, Congress Daily and Poll Track.
A collection of over 471 full-text national and regional
newspapers. Regional papers include the Philadelphia Inquirer
(exclusive) back to 1981 and the Miami Herald (exclusive)
back to 1982, plus other important newspapers from all states.
The Star Ledger (Newark, NJ) is available from 1996 and
the Detroit Free Press from 1982 to the present.
PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service)
The PAIS database is produced by the OCLC Public Affairs
Information Service. It is a bibliographic index to the
literature of public policy, social policy, and the social
sciences in general. Content coverage includes journal articles,
books, government documents, statistical compilations, committee
reports, directories, serials, and reports of public, intergovernmental,
and private organizations.
PolicyFile indexes and provides full-text links to publications
addressing the complete range of public policy research
with content from public policy think tanks, university
research programs, research organizations and publishers.
Polling the Nations is a compilation of surveys conducted
in the United States and more than 80 other countries from
1986 to the present. Each record includes a question asked
and the responses given, the polling organization responsible
for the work, the date the information was released, the
sample size, and the groups or areas included in the interview.
RAND is a nonprofit think tank that provides research and
analysis to further policy decision making. Areas of expertise
include health, international policy, social welfare, population
and regional studies, education and child policy.
Science Citation Index
The Social Sciences Citation Index is a multidisciplinary
index to the journal literature of the social sciences.
It fully indexes more than 1,725 journals across 50 social
sciences disciplines, and indexes individually selected
items from over 3,300 other journals. Areas covered include
sociology, political science, urban studies and public health.
Science Research Network
The SSRN eLibrary consists of an abstract database containing
abstracts on over 64,600 scholarly working papers and forthcoming
papers and an electronic paper collection currently containing
over 41,800 downloadable full text documents in Adobe Acrobat
CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes 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 1,700 serial publications, and also provides abstracts
of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.
SourceOECD is the online library of the Organisation for
Economic Co-operation and Development. Coverage includes
monographs, annuals, reports and studies. Users have online
access to all titles from January 1998 onwards and can build
tables from statistical databases on such topics as exchange
rates, national accounts, population, labor and economic
Capital Universe (Lexis-Nexis)
Search this database to find full-text of legislation, regulations,
bills, statutes and constitutions, and information about
members of legislatures for all 50 states. Also includes
discussions of policy issues facing the states.
This database contains national income and production statistics,
retail and wholesale trade data, interest rates, economic
indicators, industrial indicators, and social and demographic
Westlaw Campus permits users to search and retrieve the
full text of federal and state legal cases and legislative
materials. Documents can also be accessed through subject
categories such as Civil Rights, International Law and Environmental
This database provides electronic access to over 1,200 World
Development Indicators Online
This database, compiled by the World Bank Group, offers
the opportunity to construct custom statistical tables on
economic and financial indicators for 226 countries from
1960 to 2002.
Compiled from non-U.S. media sources, this online news service
covers significant socioeconomic, political, scientific,
technical, and environmental issues and events.
Trade Analyzer (Trade Measures Worldview)
This database, the online version of World Trade Analyzer,
covers international trade flows. It is compiled by Statistics
Canada from raw data collected by the United Nations, and
provides data for 180 countries and world regions.
This is a legal research tool for World Trade Organization
dispute settlements. Features include a searchable summary
and analysis of arbitrations, a keyword index, and a database
of dispute settlement statistics.
Political Science Abstracts
This database provides citations and abstracts for hundreds
of journal articles in all areas of political science from
1975 to the present.