Databases and Search Engines

The following resources are important access points to government information, either because they are broad in scope or because they include important government information in a particular discipline.

Government Links and Databases contains resources which only cover government information; Academic Databases contains resources that include government information as well as other kinds of subject information; and News Articles and Journals includes resources of political reporting, and major local, national, international news sources, and historical newspaper databases.

Symbol Key

free resource = Resource freely accessible to the general public

UIUC Subscription = Resource available to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign affiliates only

about   Click for information on database

some full text available = Some full text available

password required = See Reference, Research, and Government Information Services Information Desk for password

Government Links and Government Information Databases

Academic Databases

News Articles and Journals