Start here. Provides summaries and analysis on current issues in the news. In-depth reports on social issues include timelines of legislative milestones and pro/con arguments from legal experts. 1991 - present.
Reports and analysis from CQ are reinterpreted to provide thematic treatment of issues and events during the legislative year. Very useful for understanding the bigger picture involving policy and political strategies.
Covers the most significant events of the year, including presidential speeches, international agreements, Supreme Court decisions, U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions. Documents are preceded by introductory material to provide historical and intellectual context. Documents may be searched by full-text keyword, title, and topic, and a cumulative index is provided.
A searchable resource containing overview articles on key topics from international issues to ethical standards and their implications for social work practice, biographies on key figures, and references and links to related social work resources.
A great source for background information as well as context and controversies surrounding a social policy. Also provides mini legislative histories of bills or laws. Use the articles' bibliographies to find credible sources.
Provides abstracts of journal articles, books, government documents, statistical compilations, committee reports, intergovernmental, and private organizations reports. Areas covered include political, economic, social and public policy issues. Covers 1915-present.
Formerly known as "CQ Weekly" this magazine provides full-text news and analysis on all U.S. federal legislative activity and related political issues. Includes floor votes, bill status, analysis, and more. Covers 1983-present.
This weekly journal covers the activities of Congress and the executive branch concerning all areas of U.S. foreign and domestic policy. The web site also includes directories, reports, poll information, and other features.
Unlimited access to the NYTImes online is available via academic passes provided by Bryn Mawr. Archival access back to 1851 and advanced full-text searching is available via ProQuest Historical Newspapers.
Newsweek is a news magazine that provides in-depth analysis, news and opinion about international issues, technology, business, culture and politics. Also available in print and microfilm back to 1933.