Public Policy

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Books and Government Documents at Rod Library

Use UNISTAR to search for these materials (

  • If you are looking for materials on federal banking regulations, you would want to do a keyword search with the
    • following terms: federal AND bank* AND regul*
    • bank* = bank, banks, banking, banker, bankers
    • regul* = regulation, regulations, regulatory
  • If you are looking for a congressional hearing on banking regulations, you would want to do a keyword search
    • with these terms: bank* AND regul* AND hear*
    • hear* = hearing, hearings

Rod Library Databases

These databases are available through the link Databases A-Z on the Rod Library homepage.

  • ABC-CLIO American History
  • America: History & Life (EBSCO)
  • CQ Researcher
  • Historical Abstracts
  • History Cooperative
  • Lexis-Nexis Academic
  • Lexis-Nexis Congressional
    • Committee Prints, Hearings, House & Senate Documents, House and Senate Reports, Legislative Histories, and Serial Set (not always full-text)
  • Lexis-Nexis Statistical
  • New York Times (1851-2004) (ProQuest)
  • Project Muse

Websites/Online Resources

Federal Government Documents and Reference Materials


  • Washington Post, (1974-)
    • 1974-1977 available on UNI Microfilm
    • 1977-current available online (LexisNexis Academic and Newsbank)
  • Congressional Digest; (1922-)
    • 1922-current available in UNI Periodicals
    • 1921-current available online (EBSCO Master File Premier and EBSCO MAS Ultra-School Edition)
  • Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report; (1956-)
    • 1990-1998 available online through Academic Search Elite (EBSCO)
    • 1956-1998 available in UNI Stacks JK1.C15
  • Congressional Quarterly Almanac (1945-)
    • UNI Ref JK1 .C66
  • National Journal; (1969-)
    • 1998-current available online through multiple databases
    • 1969-1970 available on UNI Microfilm
    • 1971-2004 available in UNI Stacks JK1.N28
    • 2004-current available in UNI Ref JK1.N28
  • Roll Call (1989-)
    • Available online only through Lexis-Nexis Academic
  • The Hill (1995-)
    • Available online only through Lexis-Nexis Academic

If you need assistance in your research, please contact us! You can get help by:

  • visiting the Rod Library Reference Desk in person
  • calling the Reference Desk at 273-2838
  • sending your questions via e-mail
  • contacting the Reference Desk via live chat
  • setting up a research consultation with a library expert