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PAIS Index This link opens in a new window
Covers public affairs, policy & politics, international affairs & statistics. Includes publications from over 120 countries throughout the world, journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, web content, and more.
America: History and Life This link opens in a new window
Indexes journals, books and dissertations on North American history, covering the United States and Canada.
Opinion, Statistics & Legislation
Politics in America This link opens in a new window
Information on members of the US Congress and their districts. Detailed member profiles, analysis of personalities, political styles, legislative agendas, political ambitions, and reputations at home and on the Hill. Updated 6 months after the end of each 2-year term.
Nexis Uni This link opens in a new window
Includes full text of over 15,000 news, business and legal sources, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790. Additional topics covered are wire service reports and transcripts of TV and radio broadcasts, national and international news, legal cases, law reviews, company profiles, SEC filings, and people. This database is the successor of LexisNexis Academic.
Search locations, dates, times and official records for your local government’s public meetings—updated daily in one centralized location for Chicago. Documentation is provided by trained volunteers.