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Ready Reference Items
Political science-related resources available at Ready Reference Desk (1st floor)
They can be checked out for in-LWLC use for 2 hours.
PRAXIS II Social Studies Content Knowledge Assessment (0081) by
Call Number: H 62 .B66 2012
Publication Date: 2011-07-11
Temporarily Shelved at Ready Reference (1st Floor)
Political Handbook of the World by
Call Number: (1st Floor) JF 37.P6
Publication Date: 2017
2017 edition shelved at Ready Reference. Earlier volumes are shelved in Main Reference (3rd floor) JF 37 .P6.
Alabama Department of Archives and History Digital Collections
Various publications from many agencies, boards, and commissions within Alabama state government.
Digital repository of images relating Alabama’s history, culture, places, and people. (AVL)
Reference and primary source center related to African American and African history.
Population, economic, and social data as compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau.
CORE - COnnecting REpositories
Open access research outputs from repositories and journals throughout the world.
Documenting the American South
Sixteen thematic collections of books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral history interviews, and songs related to southern history, literature, and culture.
Encyclopedia of Alabama
History, culture, geography, and natural environment of Alabama.
Electronic access to information products produced by the Federal Government’s Government Printing Office.
Homeland Security Digital Library
Documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management.
Reference site featuring an almanac, atlas, calculator/charts, dictionary, encyclopedia, images, and top 10 lists
Pew Internet & American Life
Information on issues, attitudes, and trends shaping America and the world.
Pew Social & Demographic Trends
Pew reports written from 2005-present along with photographs, charts, graphs, and datasets.
Public Agenda for Citizens
Non-partisan information on public policy issues along with editorials.
State Agency Databases
Links to information published by state, subject, and other resources.
Nonprofit, nonpartisan new site reporting on trends and issues in state policy and politics.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Digital version of the Statistical Abstract of the United States providing U.S. social, political and economic data from 1878 to 2012.
Published by the Central Intelligence Agency, this factbook provides political and economic information for every country and territory.
Blogs and Useful Websites