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Journals, periodicals, articles, abstracts, and conference papers covering global political topics. (Some full-text).

A multi-disciplinary database of journals, magazines, book chapters, and government reports. (Some full-text).

Reports on activities and issues in Congress from 1945 to present. (Full-text).

Policy analysis by topic, voting records, profiles of members, and more. (Full-text).

Reports on "hot" topics with detailed analysis and opposing viewpoints. (Full-text).

Basic information from specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks. (Full-text).

Journals, magazines, news, books, and research reports on security and terrorism. (Full-text).

A database of news, legal information, and business information. (Full-text).

U.S. Congressional publications such as bills, hearings, speeches, and voting records.(Full-text).

Journals and documents in military sciences and national security. (Some full-text).

A multi-disciplinary index of journal and magazine articles from 1982 to present. (Some full-text).

Essays on controversial topics from books, magazines, journals, news, primary source, and web sites. (Full-text).

More than 2,500 electronic books from Oxford University Press. (Full-text).

An index of high impact research journals in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. (Citations only).

The best source for legal research, plus news and business information. (Full-text).


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American magazines published between 1693 and 1865. (Full-text).

An index of journals and magazines in every field of study. (Citations only).

An index of journals, book chapters, and dissertations in United States and Canadian history. (Some full-text).

U.S. Census Burea data on people, housing, and the economy for the nation, cities, counties, or ZIP codes. (Full-text).

Newsreels, archival footage, and documentaries. Historical coverage ranges from 1492 - 2000. (Streaming media).

Books, primary documents, images, sound, and video from the Library of Congress. (Full-text).

Biographies of people who shaped United States history and culture. (Full-text).

American magazines published between 1740 and 1940. (Full-text).

An index of United States government publications, reports, and testimony. (Some full-text).

Reports cover prisons, police, trials, civil liberties, women, minorities, worker rights, etc. (Full-text).

Reports on 192 countries with facts about political, economic, and social conditions, plus maps and statistics. (Full-text).

A leading source for non-partisan news and analysis of Congress. (Full-text).

Electronic books with full-text searching, bookmarks, and personal notes. (Full-text).
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Electronic books from academic, professional, and popular publishers. (Full-text).

The complete encyclopedia, plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. (Full-text).

An index of journals and books on environmental and sciences and policy. (Some full-text).

Watch films and video in the humanities, sciences, business, health and social sciences. (Streaming media).

Latin American and Spanish journals in the social sciences and the humanities. (Full-text).

An Internet search engine for scholarly journals and books with links to UHD-purchased content. (Some full-text).

Articles from social science and humanities journals about the Hispanic/Latino world. (Full-text).

An index of journals, books, and other publications in world history from 1450 to present. (Some full-text).

Local and regional news published in the Houston Chronicle from 1985 to present. (Full-text).

Search the text of Houston city laws and regulations. (Full-text).

Search 12 local newspapers from Harris County and other nearby counties. (Full-text).

Local, national, and international newspapers. (Full-text).

Journal archives back to 1831. Recent issues (past 3-5 years) not included. (Full-text).
Purchase made possible by a generous donation from the Rockwell Fund.

Spanish- and Portuguese-language newspapers from 11 Latin American countries. (Full-text).

An index of scholarly journals in law, the sociology of law, and criminal justice. (Some full-text).

News and opinion polls about the United States Congress and the federal government. (Full-text).

Now known as EBSCOhost E-Books. (This cross-reference will be removed on 7/21/12).

An archive of the newspaper from 1980 to present. (Full-text).

A cover-to-cover archive of the newspaper from 1851 to 2003. (Full-text).

Articles from over 550 periodicals in the social sciences and humanities from 1665 - 2000. (Full-text).

Resources on American popular culture from 1900 to the present. (Full-text).

The Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and Washington Post. (Full-text).

An index of news and general-interest magazines from 1890 to 1982. (Citations only).

Scholarly and scientific articles from, and about, Spanish-language regions. (Some full-text).

Journals in communications, criminology, education, health, management, political science, psychology, and sociology. (Full-text).

Newspapers from Houston, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Galveston, among others. Coverage from 1836 to 1985. (Full-text).
After opening this database, click the "Newspaper Titles" tab to view available newspapers.

Bills, treaties, reports, and other legislative information from the U.S. Congress. (Full-text).

A magazine with speeches on political and social issues. (Full-text).

A catalog of 58 million books, dissertations, sound recordings, and videos available in libraries. (Citations only).



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