Selected Internet Subject Resources

Political Science

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The U.S. government's official web portal.
First Amendment Center
Organized by topic (speech, press, religious liberty, assembly, and petition) each containing an overview of issues, links to news articles and court cases, when available.
Glossary of Political Economy Terms
Easily searchable alphabetical index.
Google U.S. Government Search
Search engine targeting queries to official .GOV pages.
Political Science Organizations and Associations
Provided by the American Political Science Association, this page provides links to official webpages for major national and international associations.
Political Science Resources
Provided by the University of Michigan's Document Center, this is a comprehensive collection of web resources for many aspects of United States Politics.
Full-text to selected RAND research documents on improving policy and decision making. Consult the library catalog for library holdings of other RAND publications.


Federal Citizen Information Center
Answers to questions about the federal government and everyday consumer issues.
The White House
Official website of the White House.

State and Local

Government Technology
Full text articles from the journal Government Technology. Easily browsable.
State and Local Governments
Library of Congress listing of resources including links to all state government pages.


Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Easily searchable, frequently updated commentary on a wide variety of topics in foreign policy.
Chiefs of State
Directory of Cabinet Members and Chiefs of State of foreign countries.
Official Government Web Pages by Country
Alphabetical list of official government pages.
UNPAN- United Nations Online Network in Public Administration and Finance
Provides access to publications, reports and serials on public administration themes.


Columbia Departments Campus Libraries
Columbia Libraries and Collections