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Article Databases and Indexes

America: History & Life Restricted Resource openURL
A searchable bibliography of articles and book reviews relating to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to present. With coverage from 1954, the database covers 1700+ journals published worldwide.
note: Limited to six users at one time.
CIAO Columbia International Affairs Online Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) contains full-text articles from university research institutes' working papers, conference proceedings, articles, books and much more.
Historical Abstracts Restricted Resource openURL
A searchable bibliography of articles and book reviews relating to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life). 
note: Limited to six users at one time.
LexisNexis Academic Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL
News - regional, world, foreign language newspapers, TV & radio transcripts; 
Companies - data on companies and competitors (SEC filings, Hoover's), industry & market news; 
US Legal - case law, federal/state statutes/codes/regulations, patents, tax law; 
International Legal - Canadian Law and international legal materials; 
Subject areas - accounting, environmental studies, health & medical care and government & politics.  
PAIS Index Restricted Resource openURL
The PAIS Index contains references to journal articles, books, research reports, publications of international agencies, and more. PAIS International and Archive includes publications from over 120 countries. 

Journals and Magazines

Congressional Digest Restricted Resource Some full text available
Pros and Cons on United States Congressional topics.
JSTOR Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL
JSTOR is a searchable archive containing the full text of over 850 scholarly journals, beginning with the very first issue of each title. Concordia has access to Arts & Sciences Collections I, II, III, IV, VII, Life Sciences and a number of individual Current Collection titles. 
Project MUSE Restricted Resource Some full text available
Project MUSE is a searchable article database covering the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, and many others. Over 300 journals are available in full-text. 
SAGE eJournal Premier Collection Restricted Resource Some full text available
A multi-disciplinary collection of scholarly, peer-reviewed full-text journals. Special collection searches are available for Communication, Criminology, Education, Health Science, Management & Organizations, Materials Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Urban Studies. 


Ethnic NewsWatch Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL
A comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native presses of the United States and Canada.

Statistics and Data

Data-Planet Restricted Resource Some full text available
Data-Planet Statistical Datasets provides access to an extensive repository of standardized and structured statistical data. Users can chart and map data, compare and contrast time period data, export data, tables, charts, or maps into work product, or use the content to provide context to related content. Statistical Datasets include the following 16 major subject categories:
Agriculture and Food; Banking, Finance, and Insurance; Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement; Education; Energy Resources and Industries; Government and Politics; Health and Vital Statistics; Housing and Construction; Industry, Business, and Commerce; International Relations and Trade; Labor and Employment; Military and Defense; Natural Resources and Environment; Population and Income; Prices, Consumption, and Cost of Living; Transportation and Traffic.
Data-Planet Ready Reference Restricted Resource Some full text available
Look for statistical national and international overviews
ICPSR Restricted Resource
ICPSR is the world's largest collection of digital social science data. ICSPR covers topics from sociology, political science, economics, demography, education, child care, health care, crime, minority populations, aging, terrorism, substance abuse, mental health, public policy, and international relations. These data can be used for secondary research, instructional activities, and to write articles, papers or theses.
First-time users will be asked to create a free ICPSR MyData account; thereafter, you will need your email address and password to download data.
UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) Some full text available
Search cross-nationally comparable statistics on education, science and technology, culture, and communication for more than 200 countries and territories

Other Reference Sources

CQ Researcher Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
CQ Researcher is a weekly publication containing in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Full-text articles are available from 1923.
Commercial site that provides information about the law.
Some legal resources available from this commercial site.
SAGE eReference Collection Restricted Resource Some full text available
Collection of full-text scholarly reference works covering society, social issues, business and more. 


CQ Magazine Restricted Resource Some full text available
CQ Magazine is known as the pre-eminent resource of legislative news and analysis. Includes access to the full text of all articles published since 1983. 
note: Former title CQ Weekly is your online guide to government information and services. Directory of government resources with links to federal agencies, health, housing, jobs, money, travel and more.
GPO's Federal Digital System (FDsys) Some full text available
 GPO's (Government Printing Office) Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. Through FDsys, you are able to search for and download documents and publications and browse collections.
Minnesota State Legislature
Find Minnesota legislation, senators, representatives and more. 
North Dakota Legislative Branch
This site provides information relating to the legislative process in North Dakota, especially with respect to the North Dakota Legislative Management and the North Dakota Legislative Assembly. 
THOMAS Some full text available
Legislative information from the Library of Congress. 

Print Indexes

PAIS International (Print)
Print Location: Periodical Indexes
Dates indexed: 1991 - present. 
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