|Almanac of American Politics||The Almanac of American Politics analyzes elected political figures in the House and Senate, governors, big city mayors and the presidency. Detailed geographic, social, economic, political and cultural analyses are also provided for electoral districts, states and territories. Biographical information for each political official includes voting records and rankings by liberal and conservative political interest groups. The Almanac also compares historical trends in public opinion for various issues; describes
personalities and values of elected officials; and includes anecdotes, quotes or opinions of various political officials. Lists of historical election
results, the current membership of House and Senate Committees and a list of major political interest groups are also included in The Almanac. ***WIU ID required for off-campus access.***||Political Science|
|Basic Facts about the United Nations||A comprehensive handbook that explains the structure of the United Nations, how it works, and the role played by its principal organs and organizations. Chapters explore UN contributions to international peace and security, economic and social development, human rights; humanitarian action, international law; and decolonization. ||Political Science|
|CQ Weekly (Archives)||CQ Weekly covers virtually every act of Congress, delivering nonpartisan news and analysis. Contains in-depth reports on issues looming on the congressional horizon, plus a complete wrap up of the news, including the status of bills in play, behind-the-scenes maneuvering, committee and floor activity, debates and all roll-call votes. Years covered are 1983-2009. ***WIU ID required for off-campus access.***||Political Science|
|Encyclopedia of Governance||The Encyclopedia of Governance provides a one-stop point of reference for the diverse and complex topics surrounding governance for the period between the collapse of the post-war consensus and the rise of neoliberal regimes in the 1970s. This comprehensive resource concentrates primarily on topics related to the changing nature and role of the state in recent times and the ways in which these roles have been conceptualized in the areas of political science, public administration, political economy, and sociology. ***WIU ID required for off-campus access.***||Political Science|
|Encyclopedia of Politics: The Left and The Right||What exactly are the terms left and right supposed to imply? The Encyclopedia of Politics: The Left and the Right contains over 450 articles on individuals, movements, political parties, and ideological principles. Themes include: countries/regions; "isms"; laws; political issues; political movements; political parties; and people. ***WIU ID required for off-campus access.***||Political Science|
|Green Politics: An A-to-Z Guide||This collection of entries comprises some of the essential concepts, actors, institutions, and processes in green politics today. It draws on several academic arenas from economics and political science to political ecology and sociology, and focuses on a range of green issues from industrial pollution to indigenous rights. The collection attempts to provide the necessary explanatory frameworks, hypotheses, and case studies to advance important conversations about a just and sustainable future for human civilization. ***WIU ID required for off-campus access.***||Political Science|
|PollingReport.com||An "independent, nonpartisan resource" on trends in American public opinion.||Political Science|
|Project Vote Smart||Nonpartisan information about congressional office holders including voting records and performance evaluations from special interest groups. Additional information about presidential candidates, campaign finance, names and addresses of representatives, and individual political issues.
|Roll Call||Roll Call is a unique newspaper that covers the United States Congress.
Published four times per week when Congress is in session (once per week
when in recess), Roll Call covers House and Senate activity and the people and issues involved in the Congressional arena. Users can rely on Roll Call for news about Members and their staffs; campaign news, finance and race-by-race analysis; issue briefs; analyses of House and Senate legislative activity and upcoming events; lobbying information; and general news about Capitol Hill. Columnists such as Morton Kondracke, Stuart Rothenberg, Norman Ornstein and Donna Brazile are also published in Roll Call. ***WIU ID required for off-campus access.***||Political Science|
|State Government Information||Organized by the Library of Congress, includes links to state sites, organizations, and state maps.||Political Science|
|ThisNation||ThisNation.com is dedicated to providing factual, unbiased information about government and politics in the United States of America. It contains a library of historical documents and an introductory American Government e-textbook. Library includes famous Supreme Court decisions, Executive Orders, war messages, foreign policy statements, inaugural addresses, State of the Union addresses, public laws & resolutions, political essays & speeches, treaties, pacts & agreements, constitutions of other nations.||Political Science|