List of HSU Databases
Government Information
(listed in order of relevance)

Specialized Databases Related General Databases Electronic Journals Electronic Books Web Sites
Title Brief description
Specialized Databases Top
Congressional Collection (ProQuest) Full Text. Search congressional publications including the Congressional Record, U.S. Code, Statutes at Large, Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register and Rules of Congress, plus political news sources, legislative histories, member biographies, committee assignments, voting records and financial data.
Original Sources (Direct) Full Text. An extensive collection of original source documents in history, politics and government, philosophy, religion, science and mathematics, language, literature and the social sciences.
Military and Government Collection (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military with full text for nearly 300 periodicals, academic journals and other content
HeinOnline: Federal Agencies (Direct) Full Text. The U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeals Library is a complete collection of decisions and official case law from some of the United States ' most important government institutions, including the Federal Communications Commission, Interstate Commerce, EPA, OSHA, IRS, Security and Exchange Commission, and U.S. Treasury.
Government Periodicals Index (ProQuest) Utilizes detailed subject and author indexing to cite a wealth of material published by the United States federal government on a multitude of subjects.
Catalog of Government Publications (Web) The finding tool for federal publications includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general key word, or click on "Advanced Search" for more options.
Texas Administrative Code (Web) A compilation of all state agency rules in Texas. Each of the 16 titles in the Code represents a subject category. Under each subject title, you will find agencies which administer services related to that particular subject area.
CQ Researcher (Direct) Full Text. Offers original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news, providing in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports go back to 1991, and each offer an introductory overview, background and chronology on the topic, an assessment of the current situation, tables and maps, pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions, and bibliographies of key sources.
Related General Databases Top
Legal Collection (EBSCO) Indexes respected, scholarly peer-reviewed law publications including journals, government documents, and case studies. Some links to full text.
Lexis Nexis Academic (LexisNexis) Full Text. Access over 6,000 news, business, and legal sources. News coverage includes back files and current national and regional newspapers, wire services, journals, broadcast transcripts, and international news.
Access World News (Direct) Full Text. Provides Web-based access to current and archived content from more than 2,000 newspaper titles, as well as newswires, transcripts, business journals, periodicals, government documents and other publications
Global Road Warrior (Direct) Full Text. A comprehensive business travel, telecommunications, and cultural reference database that provides key facts on 175 countries, including information on the people, economy, climate, foreign exchange, local shop, hotel, airport phones and addresses, maps, and local work and social customs.
Electronic Journals Top
HSU Electronic Journals (Direct) Full Text. A search interface allowing the user to find full-text journal subscriptions available to the HSU community from any subscribed database. Search by journal title or by subject area.
Electronic Books Top
E-books on EBSCOhost (TexShare) Full text. (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers electronic versions of reference, professional and scholarly books (e-books) in a wide variety of subjects. Read the digitized texts page by page or search for specific content.
Texas Administrative Code (Web) A compilation of all state agency rules in Texas. Each of the 16 titles in the Code represents a subject category. Under each subject title, you will find agencies which administer services related to that particular subject area.
Web Sites Top
Government Information (Web) The Government Printing Office's Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides free online access to official, authentic Federal Government publications and information products, including Congressional materials, Presidential materials, and materials from Federal agencies.
Government Resources (Web - Offers links to all kinds of information and websites published by federal, state, and local governments, searchable by topic. Includes A-Z agency index and online government services.
Copyright Office Online (Web) Find information and updates regarding copyright and fair use, copyright registration, copyright law and more, including publications and fact sheets. Free web access.
Homeland Security Digital Library (Web) The nation's premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management is made available through the Federal Depository at HSU library. Includes key policy documents, presidential directives, strategy documents, research reports and more. No login necessary. Free web access.
National Security Archive (Web) An independent, non-governmental research institute located at George Washington University, the Archive collects and publishes declassified documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act and serves as a repository of government records on a wide range of topics pertaining to the national security, foreign, intelligence, and economic policies of the United States.
THOMAS (Web) Federal legislative information from the Library of Congress including bill texts and summaries, public laws, the Congressional Record, committee reports and roll call votes.
updated 20140814