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- Web of Science - Top-tier peer reviewed journals in engineering, social science and management topics
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- ABI/Inform - Find articles from major business publications and trade publications
- Compendex - Covers engineering research journals. Also includes Inspec, for electronics, computing, robotics research
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- Orbis - Contains information on public and private companies worldwide. It can be used to research individual companies, or to screen for companies meeting certain financial, geographic or operating criteria
- D&B Hoovers - searchable directory of millions of public and private U.S. and international companies
- Fitch Connect - reports on 30+ industries in 100+ countries. Industry sector, economic, political and company research, including political and economic risk analysis.
- IBISWorld Industry Reports - detailed industry reports for US, China
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- Nexis Uni - international & U.S. news sources, trade publications, legal information
- Global Newsstream - international & U.S. news sources
- Factiva - international & U.S. news sources, trade publications
Congressional Research Reports
The Congressional Research Service (CRS), a federal legislative branch agency located within the Library of Congress, serves as shared staff exclusively to congressional committees and Members of Congress. 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.
Original, authoritative reports on newsworthy social and political issues covering topics in public policy, law, civil liberties, international affairs, economics, health, education, the environment, technology, and more
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