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ABI Inform Global Business - Proquest    Military & Government Collection
Academic Search Complete - Ebsco    Newspaper Source Plus
Briticanna    New York Times Historical 1851-2008
Computer Source - Trends in High Technology    New York Times - 1980-present
CQ Researcher - Index to reports in print    Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Controversial issues)
Discovering Biography     Points of View Reference Center (Controversial issues)
Education Full-text    Proquest - All Proquest Databases
Education Source    Proquest Research Library
Gale Power Search - All Gale Databases    PsychINFO
Humanities Source    Science Direct
JSTOR    Social Sci Index Full-text 
Lexis-Nexis    The Wall Street Journal (via Proquest)


  • American Rhetoric.com
    American Rhetoric contains a searchable speech bank with 5000+ full text, audio and video versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, and interviews. Special features include: Top 100 Speeches, "Most Requested" and "Speech of the Week".

  • Background Notes-US State Dept.
    Background Notes provide information on geographic entities and
    international organizations and are updated periodically.

  • CIA World Factbook
    The World Factbook, produced by CIA's Directorate of Intelligence,
    is a comprehensive resource of facts and statistics on more than 250 countries
    and other entities.

  • Country Studies
    The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical
    setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems
    and institutions of countries throughout the world.

  • Famous Trials - University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Law - Sites include: account of events, chronology, selected images, examinations and evidence, etc

Statistics Websites

  • American Fact Finder
    American FactFinder provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data in American FactFinder come from several censuses and surveys. Find popular facts (population, income, etc.) and frequently requested data about your community.

  • FedStats
    FedStats provides easy access to statistics and information produced by more than 100 U.S. Federal Government Agencies.

  • The 2012 Statistical Abstract - U.S. Census Bureau
    Statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Selected international data included.

  • U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
    the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the principal fact finding agency for the Federal Government in the field of labor economics, working conditions, and price changes in the economy

  • Federal Trade Commission
    Interviews, Speeches, Documents.

  • U.S. Statistics -Infoplease.com
    Household and Family Statistics, Marital status, Births, Mortality, Crime, etc.

Current Events - News, Current Events resources