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Smith & The World: Global Studies Research

http://libguides.smith.edu/global

Smith College Libraries' guide to resources by region of the world.

Social Sciences Citation Index [Web of Science]

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Dates of Coverage: 
1898 to present

Bibliographic and citation from 3,000 of the world's leading social sciences journals across 50 disciplines.

Washington Information Directory [CQ Press]

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Provides capsule descriptions that help users quickly and easily find the right person at the right organization.

Supreme Court Yearbook [CQ Press]

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Coverage and analysis of every decision from the nation's highest court since the 1989-1990 term.

Political Handbook of the World [CQ Press]

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Thorough and accurate information on every country's government and political party system, with key facts and current issues.

Congress and the Nation [CQ Press]

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Provides perspective and analysis of the U.S. Congress. It is the authoritative reference on Congressional trends, actions, and controversies.

Politics in America [CQ Press]

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Profiles of members of Congress - personalities, political styles, legislative agendas, political ambitions, and reputations - plus information on campaign finance, partisan caucuses, and standing committees.

Vital Statistics on American Politics [CQ Press]

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Covers elections and political parties, public opinion and voting, the media, the three branches of U.S. government, foreign, military, social and economic policy, and much more.

iPOLL (Roper Center for Public Opinion Research)

https://ly.smith.edu/ef/dbipoll/
Dates of Coverage: 
1935 to present

Comprehensive database from major U.S. polling organizations, including questions asked & responses provided.

Project Vote Smart - American Government, Elections, Candidates and Voting

http://www.votesmart.org

Nonpartisan organization presents biographical and issue-related information on candidates for political office in the US.

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