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Political Science Research Guide


CQ Researcher

Full text comprehensive reports on public policy, public affairs and current events topics

EBL Ebook Library

Full-text online books covering a broad array of subjects, also downloadable to portable devices

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Full text database of encyclopedias, dictionaries, reference sources, biographies and chronologies

Intelecom Online

A searchable video clip database covering topics in a variety of academic displines


Full text articles from law reviews, legal newspapers and bar association journals.

Opposing Viewpoints

Full text articles, gives both sides of controversial issues, plus related resources 

Statistical Abstract of the U.S.

Social, political and economic statistics about the United States 


Local Government

Oregon Blue Book

Almanac and fact book, contains history, statistics, contacts

State of Oregon Official Website

State of Washington Official Website

United States

GPO Access: A Service of the U.S. Government Printing Office

Library of Congress: Government Web Resources

U.S. Census Bureau

Demographic statistics by state, county and city

Web portal of U.S. government information and services, government agencies and elected officials


CIA: The World Factbook

United Nations