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See how your library patrons can use CQ Press online products. Please feel free to incorporate any components of this LibGuide into your institution's guides.


The CQ Press Library is THE place to search or browse resources on American government, current affairs, history, politics, and public policy.

At a glance, you can use . . .


CQ Researcher for in-depth, authoritative, and unbiased reports on a full range of political and social-policy issues.



U.S. Political Stats for visualizations of data on all 3 branches of the U.S. government, plus downloadable data tables.



Voting and Elections Collection for reference material and data on presidential, gubernatorial, and congressional elections dating back to 1789.



Congress Collection for analyzing the history and development of the U.S. Congress, including data on roll call votes dating from 1969 to the present.



Supreme Court Collection for a blend of historical analysis with timely updates and expert commentary on Supreme Court decisions.



Public Affairs Collection for in-depth reporting, statistical and historical analysis, primary sources, and a directory of key organizations for vital issues under 22 key public affairs subject headings.


Encyclopedia of American Government for thousand of accessible A-to-Z entries on the presidency, congress, U.S. Supreme Court, elections, and the U.S. Constitution.