The CQ Researcher is a collection of reports covering political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.
The online resource covering today's social issues. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions. Periodical content covers current events, news and commentary, and more.
CRS approaches complex topics from a variety of perspectives and examines all sides of an issue. Staff members analyze current policies and present the impact of proposed policy alternatives.
Need to Know - Essential Library Services
Get Library Help
If you need assistance with library sources or services, finding information for your project or class, identifying research tools or methods, you can contact your librarian, Wendi Arant Kaspar through a number of modes:
Scan up to 50 pages for items not already available electronically
Request to borrow materials owned by other universities or research centers
Get items delivered to PSEL from other campus libraries (can also be requested through our library catalog, LibCat)
* The Libraries may send print materials through campus mail to faculty only. The Policy Sciences & Economics Library staff will also deliver library materials to patrons with offices or mailboxes in the Bush complex.
For term papers or extended projects, you may want to make use of bibliographic application that will help organize your research and citations, make them accessible via the web, share with teammates and generate bibliographies easily in established formats, integrating with MS Word.
This web-based tool is available at no charge to TAMU students and accessible even after graduating. It is ideal for collecting, accessing, organizing, citing, and sharing citations including articles, books, websites, and more.
The application is free to TAMU students. Stores references to articles and books, allowing you to cite them in one of over 5,000 citation styles. The majority of library databases allow you to export references to your EndNote library.
Get Course Readings
Library Reserves provide a print collection of textbooks as well as electronic access to articles, chapters and other course materials (including streaming videos):