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POLICY SPEECH RESOURCE GUIDE

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GENERAL RESOURCES

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT RESOURCES

STATE GOVERNMENT RESOURCES
Ohio West Virginia Other States

INTEREST GROUP & PUBLIC POLICY ORGANIZATION RESOURCES
Interest Groups Public Policy Organizations


General Resources

TOPIC OVERVIEWS

  • CQ Public Affairs Collection (Online Resource)
    Full-text database that includes information 22 major public policy topics

  • CQ Researcher (Print Resource)
    Each issue provides an overview of a current and controversial topic

MAGAZINE & NEWSPAPER RESOURCES

  • Academic Search Premier (Online Resource)
    Provides full text articles to almost 5,000 publications covering various subject areas

  • CQ Weekly (Print Resource)
    Weekly magazine that focuses on the activities of the U.S. Congress

  • Editorials on File (Print Resource)
    Provides reprints of editorials from major U.S. and Canadian newspapers

  • Lexis-Nexis Academic (Online Resource)
    Provides full text access to a wide array of newspapers, broadcast news transcripts, news wire reports, and more

STATISTICAL RESOURCES

Federal Government Resources

CONGRESS

  • Lexis-Nexis Congressional (Online Resource)
    Provides access to full-text Congressional publications, agency regulations, and information on individual members of Congress

  • Thomas (Online Resource)
    Provides full text of Congressional bills, laws, committee reports, and the Congressional Record. Also includes summary and status information on bills and links to committee home pages.

THE PRESIDENT

SUPREME COURT

FEDERAL AGENCIES

  • FirstGov (Online Resource)
    Search portal that helps in locating information published by U.S. government agencies

  • Infomine: Government Information (Online Resource)
    Allows you to search or browse for all sorts of information published by U.S. government agencies

  • United States Government Manual (Print Resource)
    Provides comprehensive information on agencies of all Federal Government branches

  • Washington Information Directory (Print Resource)
    Provides information on both government agencies and non-government organizations in Washington D.C.

State Government Resources

OHIO

WEST VIRGINIA

OTHER STATES

Interest Group & Public Policy Organization Resources

INTEREST GROUPS

PUBLIC POLICY ORGANIZATIONS

Updated 8-27-05