CQ Reseacher


Now in its 80th year, The CQ Researcher is the choice of librarians and researchers seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues shaping our world. Used by students and other researchers who need to complete an assignment, prepare for a debate, or become a quick expert on a topic, each 12,000-word report is a unique work, investigated and written by a seasoned journalist. Published 44 times a year, the single-themed CQ Researcher report offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy. The CQ Researcher can be read in its entirety or by section, which includes a background and chronology; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources. Grade Levels: 9-12. http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher CQ Researcher Online The CQ Researcher is your complete source for in-depth analysis reporting on the most current and controversial issues of the day. Available by subscription only with a ten year rolling backfile.

CQ Weekly

Reports on the world’s most powerful legislative body on a weekly basis. The CQ news team – the largest on Capital Hill – covers virtually every act of Congress with backfile to 1983. Grade Level: 9-12

CQ Voting and Elections Collection

The first dynamic research and reference tool to help students, scholars, and interested citizens understand elections in America and work easily with data, regardless of statistical knowledge. With its wealth of elections and turnout data, maps, demographics, election analyses and outcomes, modern voting behavior, primary sources, and explanations of the elections process and reform, CQ Voting and Elections Collection is the most robust and user-friendly elections resource for your patrons.

CQ Supreme Court Collection

This collection combines CQ's unique historical analysis and summaries of the most important Supreme Court decisions together with Justice biographies, statistics, and Dynamics & Alignments database, which extensive quantitative analyses on the Court, the Justices and current and historical decisions. Grades: 9-12.

CQ Press Public Affairs Collection

Features in-depth coverage of vital public policy issues, statistical and historical analyses, and full-text historical documents and primary source materials. Organized by 22 key public affairs topics - from Advocacy and Public Service to U.S. Congress and Politics - in a fully integrated reference source, the collection provides invaluable context for today's critical debates. Grade Levels: 9-12.

CQ Researcher Archive

For a one-time fee, libraries can elect to purchase the back file and maintain archival rights to articles, reports and online editions until cancellation. Perpetual Rights allow the library to purchase, rather than subscribe to databases and some perpetual rights products also come with a lower annual ongoing update cost. Libraries that elect to add perpetual rights to the CQ Press online titles below pay a one-time fee to purchase the back file for each collection. Ongoing costs are also reduced from standard subscription rates and include unlimited users. In the event, the library elects to discontinue the annual updates; the library maintains archival rights to the entire back file as long as the annual hosting fee is paid.

CQ Congress Collection

This database will meet the needs of students and scholars with historical and archival value beyond the most recent Congresses. CQ Congress Collection includes querying and analytical tools to conduct quantitative analysis on current and historical Congress.

Encyclopedia of American Government

The A to Z guide to all of the who, what, where, and why of American Government. Comprehensive reference source for all three U.S. government branches and based on the popular CQ Press print series: A-Z Congress, Supreme Court, Presidency and Supreme Court. Grades:9-12.

CQ Almanac

The acclaimed source for the best coverage and analysis of U.S. congressional legislation from 1945 to today is now available in a powerful, easy-to-navigate online edition. CQ Almanac is renowned for its in-depth analysis of the path legislation takes through Congress, including how bills are changed, derailed, or ultimately passed during an annual session of Congress.

State Stats - NEW

NEW!! This LJ Best Reference 2012 delivers a dynamic and engaging user experience unmatched in other resources. Featuring data from more than 80 different government and non-government sources and backed by more than 2,000 current and historical data series from CQ Press, State Stats is perfect for students researching individual states or drawing comparisons between states. Creating and exporting custom visuals has never been easier. Featured topics include crime, defense, economics, education, employment, energy, health, transportation, taxes, and more.

U.S. Political Stats - NEW

NEW!! This brand-new data visualization tool helps students locate and understand statiscal information on the three branches of the U.S. government. Users can easily compare different types of data (e.g., voting records with demographic characteristics) by creating graphs, charts, tables and historical maps that elucidate the political process. All data may be exported for more in-depth manipulation and analysis. Designed for the novice user, it's a perfect online resource to engage students studying American government, American history, and political science.