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ICPSR is a membership based, non-profit data archive located at the University of Michigan. Access to datasets and related studies on a wide variety of topics.
Database of the Roper Center at the University of Connecticut. Provides data from national opinion polls, 1935 to present.
- Data Citation Index
The Data Citation Index provides a single point of access to quality research data from repositories across disciplines and around the world. DCI runs on the Web of Knowledge platform.
This mapping application enables users to develop interactive thematic maps and reports using thousands of demographic, business, health, crime, and marketing data variables including Mediamark and Simmons Consumer Data. Data from 2000 onwards.
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Below this box, you'll find Key Data Resources and Key E-Journal Resources.
- Social Sciences Premium Collection
Includes PAIS, Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, Sociological Abstracts, International Bibliography of the Social Sciences, Social Services Abstracts, and a number of full-text journal collections. Databases may be searched individually or as a group.
JSTOR archives full-text scholarly articles in a number of disciplines, including public policy and public adminstration, urban studies, and transportation studies. The collection is now being updated to include articles published in recent years.
- Academic Search Premier
Academic Search Premier is a multidisciplinary database useful for searching a broad range of topics in the fields of political science, public policy, and public administration. Many full-text articles are available; click the PDF or the check for full-text link to locate them!
- Web of Science
The Web of Science provides access to citation data for approximately 8,700 high-impact journals across the disciplines.
Useful for political economy, public finance, budgetary policy, and similar topics.
Try GreenFile for information on sustainable architecture, green buildings, climate change, and materials reuse and recycling.
- International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences
The Encyclopedia is often a good starting point for research on comparative politics and political philosophy and theory.