EagleSource: Public Administration
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Finding Articles (Magazines / Journals)
Books: Use the Library Catalog
Political Science and Public Administration Databases in Galileo
A list of databases for Political Science and Public Administration Databases provided by GALILEO. See Political Science Databases or Public Administration Databases under finding articles (magazines/journals) tab within Eagle Source for richer list of databases available.
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
Maintains and provides access to a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction.
Avoiding Plagiarism Tutorial
A tutorial prepared by the University Library at the University of Southern Mississippi. For additional resources regarding plagiarism and citing sources, see the selection of resources under the subject Academic Integrity in EagleSource.
EBSCO Discovery Service Tutorials
Learn how to search the Google like search box for resources in the Henderson Library.
Library Research Modules
Learn how to use the library from 10 self-paced modules that include: : Introduction to Research : Select Library Terminology : Search Stratagies : GALILEO : GIL: Library Catalog : Internet & Other Resources : Evaluationg Sources, Critical Thinking, Active Reading : Citation Styles and Giving Credit : Copyright & Fair Use : Need Help?
Various tutorials, citation style guides, resources, and ways to contact your librarian or get assistance with ILL
Online Library Learning Center (OLLC)
This site provides tutorials on the following: Unit 1 - The nature of information, how information about a topic develops and grows, and how understanding this can help you with your research Unit 2 - Developing a research question and understanding the research process Unit 3 - Identifying the needed research tools for your task (Unit 2, 5, 6, 7)The physical library — how it's organized (Unit 3) Databases and catalogs — how they work (Unit 4)rnUsing GALILEO for locating periodical articles and other materials (Unit 5)Using GIL for finding books and other library materials (Unit 7)rnTips for searching the Internet (Unit 7)Copyright, style manuals and citing sources (Unit 8)Evaluating sources (Unit 9)Information for Distance Education Students (Unit 10) rnThe site was created to be a tutorial on libraries and researching.
Baldy Editorial Cartoons, 1946-1982, 1997
The Clifford H. Baldowski Collection at the Richard B. Russell Library contains 6,740 pen and ink drawings and 2,460 velox. The digital database opens with approximately 2,500 cartoons from the collection. Clifford H. Baldowski, known by the pen-name "Baldy," depicted the local, national, and international news of his day in the editorial pages of the Augusta Chronicle, Miami Herald, and Atlanta Constitution. His work is a rich source for those studying political reorganization in Georgia and the growth of Atlanta as well as the Civil Rights Movement, the Cold War, the Vietnam conflict, Middle East tensions, and Watergate
Almanac of American Politics
Profiles every senator, representative and governor, as well as the people and politics of every state and congressional district. Also provides interest group ratings, census numbers, key votes, campaign expenditures, and election results. Published every two years.
Dictionary of American biography
Originally published in twenty volumes, with supplementary volumes in 1944 and 1958. This edition combines all twenty-two. Corrections of fact and additional data are in Errata at head of volume I.Some omissions remain. No biographies of living people were done, and some period of residence in the United States was required. Major funding for the project, $500,000, was received from The New York Times Corporation, owned by Adolph Ochs. Ochs exercised no editorial control. The successor of the Dictionary is American National Biography.
The Official Congressional directory
The Congressional Directory is the official directory of the U.S. Congress, prepared by the Joint Committee on Printing (JCP). It presents:rnrnShort biographies of each member of the Senate and House, listed by state or district.rnCommittee memberships, terms of service, administrative assistants and/or secretaries, and room and telephone numbers for Members of Congress.rnLists officials of the courts, military establishments, and other Federal departments and agencies, including D.C. government officials, governors of states and territories, foreign diplomats, and members of the press, radio, and television galleries.
A Dictionary of political thought
Roger Scruton's Dictionary of Political Thought has been widely acclaimed as a profound and incisive guide to political ideas. The dictionary provides a readable and impartial survey of political thought, of immense value to students of political science, government, philosophy and jurisprudence as well as to the general reader with an interest in ideas.
Britannica online [electronic resource] / Britannica Advanced Publishing, Inc.
Consists of a fully searchable and browsable collection of authoritative references, including Britannica’s latest article database; articles not yet in the print Britannica; Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary (tenth edition); the Britannica Book of
ArticleFirst contains bibliographic citations that describe items listed on the table of contents pages of journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture. Each record describes one article, news story, letter, or other item. The database, formerly known as ContentsFirst, is now included the ArticleFirst database. It is now possible to search for and view both journals' tables of contents and individual article citations in ArticleFirst. rnrn
Thomas--Legislative Information on the Internet
An official source of United States Federal Legislative information.
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.
FDLP (Federal Depository Library Program)/FDLP Desktop Main Page (Online)
The mission of the FDLP is to disseminate information products from all three branches of the Government to over 1,250 libraries nationwide at no cost. Libraries that have been designated as Federal depositories maintain these information products as part of their existing collections and are responsible for assuring that the public has free access to the material provided by the FDLP.
Online access to Georgia government
The White House
Official White House site presents issue positions, news, Cabinet, appointments,offices and major speeches.
United States Government Manual
The United States Government Manual is the official handbook of the Federal Government. This special edition of the Federal Register is currently updated to provide comprehensive and authoritative descriptions of the programs and activities of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches. The Government Manual also includes information about quasi-official agencies, international organizations with U.S. membership, and Federal boards, commissions, and committees.
American Academy of Political and Social Science
The American Academy of Political and Social Science, one of the nation’s oldest learned societies, is dedicated to the use of social science to address important social problems.
American Political Science Association
The American Political Science Association, founded in 1903, is the leading professional organization for the study of political science and serves more than 15,000 members in over 80 countries. With a range of programs and services for individuals, departments and institutions, APSA brings together political scientists from all fields of inquiry, regions, and occupational endeavors within and outside academe in order to expand awareness and understanding of politics.
Internet Archive Wayback Machine
The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library. Its purposes include offering permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format. Founded in 1996 and located in San Francisco, the Archive has been receiving data donations from Alexa Internet and others. In late 1999, the organization started to grow to include more well-rounded collections. Now the Internet Archive includes texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as archived web pages in our collections, and provides specialized services for adaptive reading and information access for the blind and other persons with disabilities. To start surfing the Wayback, type in the web address of a site or page where you would like to start, and press enter. Then select from the archived dates available. The resulting pages point to other archived pages at as close a date as possible. Keyword searching is not currently supported.
Scout is a free service provided by the Sunlight Foundation that provides daily insight to how our laws and regulations are shaped in Washington, DC and our state capitols. Researchers can use Scout to see when Congress talks about an issue over time. Members of the media can use Scout to track when legislation important to their beat moves ahead in Congress or in state houses. Non-profits can use Scout as a tool to keep tabs on how federal and state lawmakers are making policy around a specific issue.
rn rnStateline.org is a nonprofit, nonpartisan online news site that practices journalism in the public interest by reporting on emerging trends and issues in state policy and politics.rn rn
Zach's Bookmarks for CLASS
Selected Websites for CLASS