on the subject of Science and Technology Policy
available at the Library of Congress
The following abstracting and indexing electronic resources may be useful for public policy topics. Access these Library electronic resources from http://eresources.loc.gov/
Some are accessible only while you are on-site at the Library of Congress and some are “publicly available” or “open access” and may be accessed both on-site at the Library and off-site as well.
Some provide only bibliographic citations whereas some include both bibliographic citations and full-text.
Electronic resources available on-site at the Library of Congress (subscription)
Applied Science Full Text (EBSCO)
Provides abstracts and indexing for over 750 of the leading periodicals in science and technology.
CQ.com (Congressional Quarterly, Inc.)
Congressional Quarterly, including Congressional Weekly, provides in-depth legislative news and analysis of the United States Congress.
CQ Press Library (SAGE Publications)
Provides full text access to documents found in CQ Almanac, Congress and the Nation, Historic Documents Series, and Vital Statistics on American Politics.
CQ Historic Documents Series Online Edition (SAGE Publications)
Includes documents range from presidential speeches, international agreements, and Supreme Court decisions to U.S. governmental reports and scientific findings.
CQ Researcher Plus Archive from CQPress
Provides in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy.
CQ Press Political Contact Suite (SAGE Publications)
Links government, politics, and current events with access to leaders and staffers whose activities shape business and politics each day.
Compendex is one of the most comprehensive engineering literature databases available to engineers. It continues the print title “Engineering Index.”
INSPEC (Thomson Reuters)
A comprehensive index to the journal and proceedings literature in chemistry, physics, electrical/electronic engineering, computing, control engineering, mechanical engineering, and computing and information technology.
National Technical Information Service (ProQuest)
National Technical Information Service provides access to US government-sponsored research and worldwide scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information.
National Technical Reports Library
NTRL provides access to the full text of documents from the National Technical Information Service's comprehensive collection of federally-funded technical reports.
The Public Affairs Information Service chronicles global public policy and social issues.
Available when not on-site at the Library of Congress (open-access)
This site is the official source for federal legislative information.
DTIC Online - Public Scientific & Technical Information
Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC®) serves the Department of Defense community as the largest central resource for DoD and government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information.
FDsys [Federal Digital system]
Covers all types of US government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments Coverage is from 1976 to present.
This is the site from which one accesses electronic journals onsite at the Library of Congress.
Go to the tab "E-journals” search by title of interest. See especially:
CQ Weekly (Congressional Quarterly)
[JK1.C15 for print in NCPR]
Issues in Science and Technology
[Q124.6 .I85 for print copy in SciRR]
National journal[JK1.N28 for print copy in Law]
Types of Information: books, journals, congressional hearings
Search for books and Congressional Hearings using the Online Public Access Catalog at http://catalog.loc.gov . For example, using “Guided Search” with subject heading of interest: and the keyword hearing(s) in the title will identify congressional hearings. Check the record carefully since many link directly to a web site or .pdf full text version of the document.
May 4, 2015 [jfb]