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Subject Guide: Political Science — The Presidency & Congress

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Books in Print | Periodicals |Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc. | Subscription Databases | E-Journals | E-Books | Professional Associations | Other Online Resources

Books in Print: LC Call Numbers in Stacks

Range | Subject
HN50 - HN995 | Social Conditions by Regions
HX1 - HX970 | Political "isms", i.e., Socialism, Anarchism, etc.
J1 - J82 | Papers of Presidents & Congress
JA1 - JA92 | Political Science: General
JF201 - JF619 | Functions of Government
JF800 - JF1177 | Political Rights & Participation
JF2011 - JF2112 | Political Parties
JK1 - JK9593 | U.S. Political Institutions & Practical Politics
KF4530 - KF4744 | U.S. Constitution & Bill of Rights


Location| Title
320.5 Am35j | American Journal of Politics: 1973-2002
320.5 Am35 | American Political Science Review: 1959 to date
320.05 Am35p | American Prospect: 1990-2000
305 Am35a | Annals of the American Academy of Political & Social Science: 1982-2001; 2003 to date
320.5 C76d | Congressional Digest: 1960 to 2008
304 Ed48 | Congressional Quarterly's Editorial Research Reports: 1987-1990
340.5 | Harvard Law Review: 1887 to date
323.405 H88 | Human Rights Quarterly: 1991 to date
320.05 J826o | Journal of Political Science: 1982 to date
340.5 | Judicature: 1969 to date
321.05 N42p | New Perspectives Quarterly: 1987-2000
340.05 | NYU Annual Survey of American Law: 1988 to date
301.1543 P96q | Public Opinion Quarterly: 1990-2000
340.05 | Tulane Law Review: 1929 to date

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online


Subscription Databases

Complete list of subscription databases

Academic Search Complete

Annual Review of Law and Social Science

Annual Review of Political Science

Business Source Complete


JSTOR Arts and Sciences I, II, and III Interdisciplinary Collections


Military & Government Collection

SocINDEX with Full Text



Complete list of subscription e-journals

Other suggested e-journals and e-journal collections:

Electronic Full Text Journals (Search "Politics")

Campaign & Elections: Magazine for People in Politics

Directory of Open Access Journals

EBSCO Open Access Political Science Collection Explore over 500 full text journals related to political science.

House Journal: Journal of the House of Representatives

Michigan Journal of Political Science

Roll Call Newspaper Online


Complete list of subscription e-books

Other suggested e-books and e-book collections:

Code of Federal Regulations

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

Hathi Trust Digital Library

Internet Archive

National Academy Press

Online Books Page

Political Thought: Original Documents

Statistical Abstract of the United States

United States Code

United States Government Manual

University of California Press

Professional Associations

American Political Science Association

International Political Science Association

Pi Sigma Alpha: National Political Science Honor Society

Social Science Research Council

Society for Political Methodology

Southwestern Social Science Association Online

Other Suggested Online Political Science: Presidency/Congress Resources

Academic Info: Social/Political Science & Presidents

American Presidency Project

Budget of the United States Government

Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress, 1774 to Present

Center for American Women and Politics

Economic Report of the President

Electoral Vote: Election news

Federal Election Commission

FedStats: Gateway to Statistics of U.S. Federal Agencies

Gallup Organization

Law Library of Congress

Library of Congress: Government, Politics & Law Resources

Library of Congress Virtual Reference Shelf: Politics & Government

National Archives & Records Administration: Presidential Libraries

NES (National Election Studies) Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Office of the Clerk: U.S. House of Representative (House documents, bios, etc.)

Open Secrets: Guide to Money in U.S. Elections

Politics1: Guide to American Politics and Candidates

Political Database of the Americas

Political Information: politics, policy and political news

Political Prints & Photographs

Polling Report: Non-Partisan Resource of American Public Opinion

POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Presidential Biographies: American Experience

Professional Cartoonists Index

United States Government Manual

U.S. Government's Printing Office: Presidential & Congressional Documents

U.S. Government's Official Web Portal

U.S. Presidential Audio Recordings

U.S. Senate: Senators of Congress

Women in Politics Bibliographic Database