Click to search the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library Skip Navigation

The New York Public Library will be closed August 30th through September 1st in observance of Labor Day.

Best of the Web: History & Social Sciences » Political Science » Government

  • The online version of the series of books published by the Federal ResearchDivision of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. Each entry details a country's political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, then examines the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors.
  • The FBI investigation of Kent State is now available online.
  • Extensive links to information about U.S. federal and statewide elections and to news about U.S. politics.
  • An indispensable tool for legislative research from the Library of Congess, and a companion to Federal material available through the US Government Printing Office. Users can search theCongressional Record, track the status of a bill, access full-text versions of bills, public and private laws, check roll call votes in the House and Senate, as well as look at the schedules ofboth houses and their committees. Thomas has links to other Library of Congress legislative sites and historical documents.
  • Compiled by the U.S. State Department, this Web page provides access to their major publications.

Chat with a librarian now