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Women's and Gender Studies
Women's Studies International
Mostly scholarly articles on women's studies.
Scholarly and popular articles on gender in cultural, social, and historical context.
LGBT Life with Full Text
Find popular and scholarly literature on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.
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Search the UGA Libraries' holdings for books and other items (i.e., films) on your topic.
Academic Search Complete
Popular and scholarly articles in a variety of disciplines.
Search across scholarly literature in multiple disciplines.
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Access to mostly older issues (5+ years) of selected, core journals from date of first publication.
Full text archive of articles on literature and criticism, history, art, and social sciences.
Public Policy, Politics, and Government Sources
Policy and Political Science
Political Science Complete
Academic journal articles on political science and related fields.
Covers public policy through the work of 300+ think tanks, university research programs, and non-governmental research organizations.
Public Affairs Index
Index to articles on national and international public policy.
Georgia Bills, Laws, and Code
Georgia General Assembly Legislative Search
Search bills before the Georgia General Assembly. (free to all)
Georgia Government Publications
Public documents of departments or agencies within the state government. Contains documents published from 1994 to the present. (free to all)
Georgia laws now in force. Also in print. (Main Library Reference KFG30 .A24) (free to all)
Federal Government, Bills, Laws, and the US Code:
Contains full text of US Code, bills, laws, committee reports, and the Congressional Record. (free to all)
Contains a listing of senators and committee websites.
Useful for locating text of hearings held within Senate committees. (free to all)
U.S. House of Representatives
Contains a listing of Representatives and committee websites.
Useful for locating text of hearings held within Congressional committees. (free to all)
Government Accountability Office
Independent government agency that acts as a federal watchdog. Search this site for reports and testimonies concerning legislation. (free to all)
Contains full-text documents, including bills, reports, testimonies, historical information, the Congressional Record.
A directory to all U.S. federal government agencies, providing statistics, full-text documents, and legislative material. (free to all)
Weekly analysis of the actions of the U.S. Congress
Reports on topical public issues. Includes pro/con and bibliography sections.
Pew Center on the States' news service that reports and analyzes trends in state policy. (free to all)
The Annenberg Public Policy Center's fact checking site that "monitor[s] the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases."
Washington Post Fact Checker
A blog that investigates the truth of politicians' statements.
International, national, and regional news. Easiest for searching Georgia news sources.
Find full-text newspaper articles from around the country and the globe.
Researching the Legislative History of an Enacted Georgia Statute (UGA Law)
Public Policy Research Guide (Elizabeth White - UGA Libraries)