CQ Researcher provides award winning in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. Our reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research.
Additional Specialized Sources for Scientific Literature & Data
This is a sampling of the databases in the natural science disciplines. See the related guides, linked on the Sciences guide, for more.
Birds of the World is a powerful resource that brings deep, scholarly content from four celebrated works of ornithology into a single platform where biologists and birders can find comprehensive life history information on birds.
ICPSR is the world's largest archive of computer-readable social science data. In addition to archiving collections from disciplines such as sociology, political science, history, and economics, ICPSR has 7 special emphases in gerontology, substance abuse and mental health, criminal justice, child care, health and medical care, education, and demography.
To use this resource, you need to create an account using a computer on campus. DO NOT use your social media accounts, as they will not grant you full access. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you need to create an account from off campus.
Statista is one of the first statistic portals in the world to integrate data on over 80,000 topics from over 18,000 sources onto a single professional platform. Categorized into 21 market sectors, Statista provides direct access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets. Data can be downloaded and exported for academic use.