CIAO is a source for theory and research in International Affairs. Includes working papers from university research institutes, papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs. Source for teaching materials including original case studies written by leading international affairs experts, course packs of background readings for history and political science classes. Coverage: 1991 - Present. Updated: Monthly.
Social Sciences Full Text covers the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences, including the literature of anthropology, economics, geography, law and criminology, political science, social work, and sociology. This database is full text and peer reviewed. Coverage: 1983 - Present. Updated: Daily.
CQ Global Researcher provides coverage of global affairs from international viewpoints. Reports provide: an introductory overview; background and assessment of the current situation, chronology on the topic, followed by short features for extensive context; a sampling of related international perspectives; maps and graphs; bibliographies of key sources; next steps for additional reading; and author profiles. Coverage: 2007 - Present. Updated: Regularly.
History in Context - U.S. contains United States history from pre-Colonial times to the present. Full text and citations of articles from journals, magazines and newspapers; reference works; primary source documents; time lines; historical maps and atlases. Contains primary sources. Contains audio and video clips of historic speeches and events. Updated: Regularly.
History in Context - World covers 20th century world history, Ancient Mediterranean, Ancient Near East and Asia as well as the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the modern Middle East and Latin America. Full Text articles from journals, magazines and newspapers; reference works; primary sources; a graphical time line, research guide, historical maps and images. Contains images. Updated: Regularly.
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