Government, Law & Human Services


Research Databases


Criminal Justice Periodicals Index

ProQuest Criminal Justice Periodicals Index is a comprehensive database of U.S. and international criminal justice journals.


SocIndex with Full Text

SocINDEX contains over 2 million records from more than 1,200 core journals (some dating as far back as 1895), plus another selected group of over 3,200 journals, as well as monographs and conference papers. The database includes full text from 766 journals, some back to 1908, more than 820 monographs, and 13,900 conference papers. Also included are over 25,000 biographical and bibliographic Author Profiles.


Public Administration Abstracts

Provides 60,000 bibliographic records going back to 1974, covering the most important journals within the public administration discipline.


Military & Government Collection

Provides full text from over 300 military and general interest publications in addition to indexing and abstracts.


LexisNexis Academic

LexisNexis Academic provides access to a variety of legal materials including Federal and State statutes and regulations, legal reference, law reviews and Federal and State case law.



ABI/INFORM Complete includes full text journals and newspapers from the business press as well as key trade publications, dissertations, conference proceedings, and market reports.


Political Science Complete

Provides indexing and abstracting for 800 journals, with full-text coverage for 350 of those journals.


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ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to more than 1.3 million records related to education literature and resources.



Provides citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports in the field of psychology and related disciplines.


Medline with Full Text

Medline with Full Text offers indexing for over 4,800 biomedical journals, with full text for over 1,500 journals.


America: History and Life

America: History and Life is the definitive index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, with indexing for 1,700 journals dating back to 1910.


Social Sciences Citation Index

Provides references and cited references in 3,000 of the world's leading social sciences journals across 50 disciplines.


Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete contains full text, indexing and abstracts, monographs and reports from more than 13,000 publications.



Background Sources

CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher explores important issues ranging from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology.


MERLN - Military Education Research Library Network Military Science

MERLN (the Military Education Research Library Network) is a comprehensive web site devoted to international military education outreach. This site is hosted by North Dakota University.


National Criminal Justice Reference Service

Contains summaries of 180,000 criminal justice publications, including Federal, State, and local government reports, books, research reports, and journal articles.


Department of Defense Military Science

Department of State Military Science

Department of Homeland Security   Fire and Emergency Response Management Criminal Justice

United States Treasury Public Administration


The United States Government Manual Criminal Justice Human Services  Fire and Emergency Response Management Public AdministrationThe United States Government Manual is the official handbook of the Federal Government and provides comprehensive and authoritative descriptions of the programs and activities of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches.  Criminal Justice Human Services Public Administration Military Science is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Publishing Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the LOC's Congressional Research Service


Wisconsin Statutes Criminal Justice Human Services  Fire and Emergency Response Management Public Adminstration    
This site provides access to the Wisconsin statutes as a searchable database/index and allows retrieval of portions of the statutes in pdf format.  


Wisconsin State Treasurer Public Administration

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue is the executive agency of the Wisconsin government that handles finances and oversees the collection of state taxes from Wisconsin citizens.

Statistical Data

Statistical Abstract of the United States

The authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.


World Factbook, CIA

Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, transportation, and military for 267 nations.


United States Census Bureau Home Page Human Services Public Administration

This is the Census Bureau's portal, which includes links to online population, demographic, and economic data (tables and pdf documents)including current and historical information.


Bureau of Justice Statistics

The Bureau of Justice Statistics collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.




Federal, State and Local Governments—Census of governments Criminal Justice Human Services Public Administration

This site created by the United States Census Bureau provides access to the 2012 Census of Governments, government employment and payrolls, government finance statistics, lists & structure of government, tax statistics, pension systems and more.


Bureau of Labor Statistics Public Administration

The Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks the Consumer Price Index (CPI); labor and employment statistics (unemployment); and wages, including occupational information.


National Center for Health Statistics Human Services

This web site, maintained by the Centers for Disease Control, provides vital and health related statistics collected by health and health related agencies of the United States.