Research History, Politics, and Justice

Databases: Search for Articles 

Logins and passwords for databases are available on your MyCampus course page.

Academic Search Complete: EBSCOhost
Database offers the world's most comprehensive, scholarly, multi-disciplinary sources, with 7,100 journals provided in full-text format.

America: History and Life from EBSCOhost
Database reflects the definitive index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.

American History in Video
Database provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion.

American National Biography (ANB)
Offers in-depth portraits of more than 17,400 men and women who have shaped American history. Articles are based on chronology; all subjects are deceased.

Communication and Mass Media Complete: EBSCOhost
This database provides research in areas related to communication and mass media, offering access to roughly 740 journal titles.

CQ Researcher
CQ Researcher provides original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news.

Encyclopedia Britannica
The encyclopedia offers more than 73,000 articles and is considered one of the most complete and accurate information sources in the world.

Maps Online
Almost 150,000 maps from around the world.

PsychArticles: EBSCOhost
PsychArticles is a definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains approximately 150,000 articles from over 70 journals published by the APA,.

PsychInfo: EBSCOhost
PsychInfo is the world's largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. Ninety-nine percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed.

SocIndex: EBSCOhost
SocIndex is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database..

Wiley Online Library
Considered one of the world's premier resources for study, teaching, and advanced research, the database offers scholarly materials in full-text format from 1997 to the present. Select "Humanities and Social Sciences" or "Law and Criminology" from the main page to browse these subject collections.

News Sources

News Portal: Lexis-Nexis Academic
Explore regional news, media transcripts, business and industry news, and locate reviews.

NewsBank
Explore the World News Research Collection.

Newspaper Source Plus: EBSCOhost
Provides full-text covered for more than 370 regional, American newspapers, as well as television and radio news transcripts, and full text for more than 40 national and international newspapers.

Today's Front Pages: The Newseum
See front page coverage from newspapers across the globe.

History, Politics, and Justice: Other Resources from Busse Library

Busse Journals A-Z: Criminal Law
View a list of all print and electronic criminal justice journal subscriptions. Select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Busse Journals A-Z: Criminal Justice
View a list of all print and electronic criminal justice journal subscriptions. Select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Busse Journals A-Z: History
Main subject directory. To view a list of all print and electronic journal subscriptions, select area of emphasis. Then select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Busse Journals A-Z: Political Science
Main subject directory. To view a list of all print and electronic journal subscriptions, select area of emphasis. Then select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

The Literary 100 -- ranking of the world's most influential writers

Greatest American Speeches of the 20th Century -- rankings with full text, audio, and video

American Domestic History: Desktop Reference

American Presidents: Desktop Reference

American Revolution: Desktop Reference

Black History Month: Desktop Reference

Civil and Human Rights: Desktop Reference

Countries and Culture: Desktop Reference

Criminal Justice: Desktop Reference

Demographics: Desktop Reference

First Amendment: Desktop Reference

Global Interdependence: Desktop Reference

Government Information: Desktop Reference

Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the Atomic Bomb: Desktop Reference

History: Desktop Reference

The Holocaust: Desktop Reference

Iowa History: Desktop Reference

Korean War: Desktop Reference

Political Science: Desktop Reference

Public Policy: Desktop Reference

Three World Cities: Chicago, London, and New York: Desktop Reference

Women's History: Desktop Reference

Women in the Third World: Desktop Reference

World War I: Desktop Reference

 

Credo Reference: Selected Titles
To see all titles, select "Find a Book" and then a subject from the left roster.

Selected Titles in History -- to see all titles, select "History" from the subject listings

American Economy: A Historical Encyclopedia

A Dictionary of Contemporary History -- 1945 to the Present

Encyclopedia of World History

A Guide to the Ancient World

Propaganda and Mass Persuasion: A Historical Encyclopedia, 1500 to the Present

The Underground Railroad: An Encyclopedia of People, Places, and Operations

 

Selected Titles in Politics and Justice -- to see all titles, select "Social Sciences" from the subject listings

Africa and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History

Cambridge Handbook of Violent Behavior and Aggression

Dictionary of Diplomacy

Dictionary of Prisons and Punishment

Encyclopedia of Human Rights Issues Since 1945

Encyclopedia of Nationalism: Leaders, Movements, and Concepts

Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law

Handbook of Global Environmental Politics

Africa and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History

Public Opinion and Polling Around the World: A Historical Encyclopedia

 

Style and Citation Guides

APA Style

APA Style 2011 -- guidelines from Busse Library (APA, 6th edition, 2010)

Model Paper, Mount Mercy University -- PDF sample paper with cover page, running head, headings, and references list 

In-Text Citation Table -- Busse Library version of APA table that shows how to reference authors and how to create parenthetical (internal) citations

Running Head Steps -- procedure for creating APA's required, running head in Office 2007 or Office 2010

 

Chicago Style

Chicago Manual of Style: Busse Library, Notebook series 

Chicago Manual of Style Online: Quick Citation Guide

Chicago Manual of Style: OWL Project: Purdue University Detailed examples on Chicago style.

Mount Mercy University's
History, Politics, and Justice Library Liaison is:

Boyd Broughton

bbroughton@mtmercy.edu