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Guides and Handbooks Top of Page
Almanac of Women and Minorities in American Politics
  Ref HQ1236.5 .U6 M3778 1999
Campaign and Election Reform
  Ref JK1976 .U88 1997
Congressional Quarterly's Guide to U.S. Elections
  Ref JK1967 .C6x 2001 v.1-2
Congressional Quarterly’s Politics in America
  Ref JK1010 .P64 current year
Guide to American Foreign Relations since 1700
  Ref E183.7 .G84 1982
Guide to Congress
  Ref JK1021 C565 2008 v.1-2
Guide to the Presidency
  Ref JK516 G83 2008 v.1-2
Guide to the U.S. Supreme Court
  Ref KF8742 W567 2004 v.1-2
History of the U.S. Political System
  Ref JK31 .H57 2010 vol.1-3
Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States, 2005
  http://bit.ly/9X752W
Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions, 2009
  http://bit.ly/9plCN4
Separation of Powers: Documents and Commentary
  Ref JK305 .S465 2003
U.S. Government Manual
  Ref JK421 .A3 PERMANENT RESERVE


Dictionaries and Encyclopedias Top of Page
Citizen Action Encyclopedia
  Ref JS303.5 .H35 2002
Congress and the Nation
  Ref JK1061 .C6x 1945-2001 v.1-10
Congressional Quarterly Almanac
  Ref JK1 .C66 1953-2002 v.9-58
Encyclopedia of American Activism: 1960 to the Present
  Ref JK1764 .D53 1998
Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy
  Ref E183.7 .S97 1993
Encyclopedia of Democracy
  Ref JC423 .E53 1995 v.1-4
Encyclopedia of Global Warming & Climate Change, 2008
  http://www.sage-ereference.com/globalwarming/
Encyclopedia of Governance, 2007
  http://www.sage-ereference.com/governance/
Encyclopedia of Law & Society, 2007
  http://www.sage-ereference.com/law/
Encyclopedia of Libertarianism, 2008
  http://www.sage-ereference.com/libertarianism/
Encyclopedia of Political Communication, 2008
  http://www.sage-ereference.com/politicalcommunication/
Encyclopedia of Politics: The Left & the Right, 2005
  http://www.sage-ereference.com/politics/
Encyclopedia of Survey Research Methods, 2008
  http://www.sage-ereference.com/survey/
Encyclopedia of Third Parties in the U.S.
  Ref JK2261 .K78 1991
Encyclopedia of the American Presidency
  Ref JK511 .E53 1994 v.1-4
Encyclopedia of the Democratic Party
  Ref JK2352 .E56 1997 v.3-4
Encyclopedia of the Republican Party
  Ref JK2352 .E56 1997 v.1-2
Encyclopedia of U.S. Campaigns, Elections, & Electoral Behavior, 2008
  http://www.sage-ereference.com/campaigns/
Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History
  Ref E183 .E53 2010 v.1-7
Official Congressional Directory
  Ref JK1011
Safire’s New Political Dictionary
  Ref JK9 .S2 1993
SAGE Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods, 2008
  http://www.sage-ereference.com/research/


Legal Resources Top of Page
Constitution & its Amendments
  Ref KF4557 .C66 1999 v.1-4
Historic U S Court cases 1690-1990
  Ref KF385 .A4 J64 1992
Landmark Decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court
  Ref KF4549 .L37 v.1-3
U.S. Supreme Court Reports Lawyer's Edition
  Ref KF101 .U55x
U.S. Statutes at Large
  Ref KF50 .U5 S7x


Statistical Sources Top of Page
America at the Polls 2
  Ref JK524 .S22
Gallup Poll
  Ref HN90 .P8
Statistical Abstract of the United States
  Ref HA202 and http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab


Atlases Top of Page
Atlas of American Politics, 1960-2000
  Ref G1201 .F1 A8 2002
Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress 1789-1989
  Ref G1201 .F9 M26 ATLAS CASE


Bibliographies Top of Page
American Presidency: A Bibliography
  Ref Z1249 .P7 M357
American Presidents: A Bibliography
  Ref Z1249 .P7 M36
American Presidency: A Historical Bibliography
  Ref Z1249 .P7A47


Indexes, Abstracts, and Databases Top of Page
American History Online
Principle ToolCIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online
LexisNexis Academic
ProQuest Newspapers
Social Sciences Citation Index
Principle ToolSocial Sciences Full Text


Internet Sites Top of Page
American Presidency Project
  http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu
Color of Money
  http://www.colorofmoney.org/
Congressional Biographical Directory
  http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp
FirstGov
  http://firstgov.gov
Governing.com
  http://governing.com
Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
 http://catalog.gpo.gov
Office of Management & Budget
 http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/
OpenSecrets.org
  http://www.opensecrets.org
Political Information
  http://www.politicalinformation.com
POTUS: Presidents of the United States
  http://www.ipl.org/div/potus/
Roper Center
  http://www.ropercenter.uconn.edu/
State of Working America
  http://www.stateofworkingamerica.org
Supreme Court
  http://www.supremecourtus.gov/
THOMAS Legislative Information
  http://thomas.loc.gov/
United States Courts
  http://www.uscourts.gov/Home.aspx