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Research resources for Government

Research resources for Public Policy

Moodle: Course Management

Smith College Center for International and Intercultural Studies

American Politics

All Politics

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

Asian Pacific American Caucus

Biographical Directory of the US Congress

Brookings Institution Policy Briefs

CNN Media Search

Campaign for America's Future

The Center for Public Integrity

The Century Foundation

Children's Defense Fund

Clerk of the House Online Information Center

Common Cause

Congressional Quarterly

The Federal Election Commission

The Federal Web Locator Service

FedWorld Information Locator, U.S. Dept. of Commerce

First Read (MSNBC)

Global Information Locator Service (GILS)

Government Information at Rice University

Infomine – Scholarly Internet Resource Collections

Institute for Policy Research

The Institute for Women's Policy Research

Intute: Social Sciences

Mother Jones Magazine

MSNBC's First Read

NPR Reports (National Partnership for Reinventing Government)

NTIS / FedWorld

The Note (ABC)

Office of Science and Technology Policy

PBS Online


Roll Call (Up-to-date information about current legislation in the US House and Senate)

Statistical Abstract of the United States – U.S. Census Bureau

Thomas: Legislative Information from the U.S. Congress

USA.gov – the U.S. Government's Official Web Portal

U.S. Code, Legal Information Institute

U.S. Congressional Directory

U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) reports and testimonies

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Senate

United States Senate Democratic Policy Committee

UniPress Will T. Bill – Search for U.S. House bills and resolutions

Washington Post

The Washington Times

The White House Archives

The White House Files

Political Party Sites

Democratic National Committee

Libertarian Party

Republican National Committee

Comparative Politics

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1998

REES – Russian and East European Studies

Russia, East and Central European Studies, University of Washington

Slovak Elections, Politics

LANIC – Latin American Network Information Center

International Relations

The Asian Economic Crisis: Policy Choices, Social Consequences and the Philippine Case

Atlas on US Arm Sales

WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources

University of Aberystwyth – International Politics

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan

ISN: International Relations and Security Network

Center for Security Studies and Conflict Research

Canadian Institute of International Affairs – Links to IR sites

Political Economy

Political Economy (Intute: Social Science)

The World Bank

Population Studies Center

The Rand Corporation

United Nations

International Political Economy Network

Free Trade Area of the Americas

G8 Information Centre (University of Toronto)

NAFTA Secretariat

Political Theory and Constitutional Law

International Encyclopedia of Philosophy


Monticello Thomas Jefferson's Home on the Web

Univ. of Michigan Library Political Theory Resources

Supreme Court

Public Policy


Environmental Policy

Communications for a Sustainable Future (gopher)

Miscellaneous Resources

WebActive: What's New in Activism

Gallup Polling Organization

C-SPAN Web Pages

Government from EINet

Political Science resources from the University of Connecticut

Government and Politics from Yahoo

Social Science Information Gateway (SOSIG)