|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 includes voting records and rankings by liberal and conservative political interest groups. Lists of historical election results, the current membership of House and Senate Committees and a list of major political interest groups are also included. WIU USERS ONLY.||Political Science/Government|
|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/Government|
|Budget of the United States||Budget of the United States Government is a collection of documents that contains the budget message of the President, information about the President's budget proposals for a given fiscal year, and other budgetary publications that have been issued throughout the fiscal year.||Political Science/Government|
|Congress.gov (US Legislative Info)||Offers full text of recent and current bills from Congress. Searchable by bill number or by key word(s). Current bills also searchable by subject and popular title. Other legislative information links provided.||Political Science/Government|
|Congressional Directory||The official directory of the U.S. Congress, presenting: short biographies of each member of the Senate and House; committee memberships, terms of service, administrative assistants and/or secretaries, and room and telephone numbers for Members of Congress; and lists officials of the courts, military establishments, and other Federal departments and agencies, including D.C. government officials, governors of states and territories, foreign diplomats, and members of the press, radio, and television galleries.
|CQ Magazine (formerly CQ Weekly)||Please use "Search CQ Magazine" option at top. Covers virtually every act of Congress, delivering nonpartisan news and analysis. Contains in-depth reports on issues, 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. WIU USERS ONLY.||Political Science/Government|
|Digest of Motor Laws||The AAA Digest of Motor Laws is an online compendium of laws and rules related to driving and owning a motor vehicle in the United States and Canada.
Browse each state's traffic laws, vehicle titling and registration requirements, fees and taxes, driver's licenses, and traffic safety.||Political Science/Government|
|Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice||The Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice presents a comprehensive overview of the field with topics of varying dimensions, breadth, and length. This three-volume Encyclopedia is designed for readers to understand the topics, concepts, and ideas that motivate and shape the fields of activism, civil engagement, and social justice and includes biographies of the major thinkers and leaders who have influenced and continue to influence the study of activism. WIU USERS ONLY.||Political Science/Government|
|Encyclopedia of Governance||A one-stop point of reference for the diverse and complex topics surrounding governance from post-WWII to the 1970s. 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 USERS ONLY.||Political Science/Government|
|Encyclopedia of Political Communication||Discusses the major theoretical approaches to the field, including direct and limited effects theories, agenda-setting theories, sociological theories, framing and priming theories, and other past and present conceptualizations. The nearly 600 entries pay considerable attention to political speeches, televised political advertising, political posters and print advertising, televised political debates, and Internet sites. WIU USERS ONLY.||Political Science/Government|
|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 USERS ONLY.||Political Science/Government|
|Green Politics: An A-to-Z Guide||Comprises some of the essential concepts, actors, institutions, and processes in green politics today. 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. WIU USERS ONLY.||Political Science/Government|
|Guide to U.S. Foreign Policy||Traces not only the growth and development of diplomatic policies and traditions but also the shifts in public opinion that shape diplomatic trends. Analyzes key world events that have determined the changing U.S. relations with other nations. ||Political Science/Government|
|Illinois County Data Book, 7th Edition (2013)||Collects in one place the major demographic, economic, and political statistics for each Illinois county. The appendices list counties by representative, legislative, and Congressional districts.||Political Science/Government|
|PollingReport.com||An "independent, nonpartisan resource" on trends in American public opinion.||Political Science/Government|
|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 covers House and Senate activity and the people and issues involved in the Congressional arena. 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. WIU USERS ONLY.||Political Science/Government|
|State Government Information||Organized by the Library of Congress, includes links to state sites, organizations, and state maps.||Political Science/Government|
|ThisNation||Provides factual, unbiased information about government and politics in the United States of America. Contains an introductory American Government text and a library of historical documents including Supreme Court decisions, Executive Orders, speeches, public laws & resolutions, political essays, treaties, pacts & agreements, and constitutions of other nations.||Political Science/Government|
|U.S. Government Manual||Provides comprehensive information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches. Also includes information on quasi-official agencies; international organizations in which the United States participates; and boards, commissions, and committees. ||Political Science/Government|