Political Science Resources
Dictionary of Political Science Terms. From the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics, 2013.
Alternative Newspapers (including 'Portland Mercury") from all over.
The Brookings Institute is a "Think Tank" that generates ideas and research on all sorts of issues. Generally seen as left-leaning.
A Libertarian think-tank devoted to individual freedom.
Congressional Research Service
Reports on subjects that Congressmen have asked about. Maybe they have something for you!
Well-done and extensive (about 15 pages each) reports on many topics. An excellent starting place for any research in political issues.
Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe
A huge collection of newspapers from around the country and the world, business info, and law. Includes the New York Times and the Washington Post.
Library of Economics and Liberty
A big website with the full-text of major economics and personal liberty books (Hume, Hayek) and Economics (Marx, Adam Smith), plus articles and lots of other stuff. Think libertarian.
Opposing Viewpoints Handout and Guide
This database provides a one-stop source for information on current social issues. Includes viewpoint articles on both sides of an issue, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.
Oxford Reference Online A collection of reference books on many topics. Now you can tell people you went to Oxford! When you do, find and select the link for Politics and Social Sciences.