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Politics Collection (ProQuest) – Mobile friendly; Full-text articles

JSTOR – Mobile friendly

Military & Government Collection (EBSCOhost) – Mobile friendly; Full-text articles

Social Science Database (ProQuest) – Mobile friendly; Full-text articles

US Major Dailies (ProQuest) – Mobile friendly; Search Chicago Tribune (1985-present), Los Angeles Times (1985-present), New York Times (1980-present), The Wall Street Journal (1984-present), The Washington Post (1987-present)

Nexis Uni – Political Science – Mobile friendly; Newspapers, legal sources including US Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790; Select “Political Science” from Discover Topics to track legislation, find Supreme Court opinions, and view recent political science news

Points of View Reference Center (EBSCOhost) – Resources that present multiple sides of an issue

Academic Search Complete (EBSCOhost) – Mobile friendly; Multi-disciplinary full-text database

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Free Resouces

Congressional Research Service – CRS reports provided to Congress with research to support their legislative duties

Constitution Annotated

Google Scholar

Google Scholar – Free access. Evaluate articles to ensure journals are reliable.

Off-campus Access

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Academic eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

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ProQuest eBook Central

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WorldCat – Locate books, DVDs, and more in libraries worldwide. Use item request (interlibrary loan) to obtain a copy of an item. Note: Items from non-U.S. libraries may be difficult to obtain.

Book Recommendations

NoveList Plus (EBSCOhost) – Reading recommendations with book reviews and lists

NoveList K-8 Plus (EBSCOhost) – Find books for K-8 readers

Free software for downloading eBooks

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bluefireReader logo Bluefire Reader for iOS

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Encyclopedia Britannica – Mobile friendly; Online encyclopedia

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCOhost) – Mobile friendly; Online encyclopedia


Biography Reference Bank (EBSCOhost) – Mobile friendly; Biographical full-text articles

Biography Reference Center (EBSCOhost) – Comprehensive collection of full-text biographies

Journal Finder

Search all databases for full text journals, magazines, and newspapers; not articles. Use if you have the citation for an article or if you need an article in a specific source (e.g. Wall Street Journal).


Grad School Admissions Preparation (PrepStep) – GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MAT, and MCAT

Career and Workplace Preparation (PrepStep) – PRAXIS, teaching, law enforcement, caseworker, military, and more


Statistical Abstract – United States Census Bureau

State of Nebraska

Economic Report of the President

Book of the States – information and comparisons of the governments for all U.S. states, commonwealths and territories from 1935 to present

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