Franklin &  Marshall College Library

GOV 473: Clinton / Bush American Foreign Policy

I. REFERENCE SOURCES

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy (3 vols.)
Ref. E 183.7 .E52 2002

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Relations (4 vols.)

Ref. E 183.7 .E53 1997

The George H. W. Bush Years

Ref. E 840.6 .G74 2006

The Clinton Years

Ref. E 840.6 .W37 2004

Encyclopedia of the Clinton Presidency

Ref. E 885 .L48 2002

Encyclopedia of the American Presidency (4 vols.)
Ref. Balcony JF 511 .E53 1994

Encyclopedia of the Reagan-Bush Years

Ref. Balcony JF 511 .L48 1996

The Presidency A to Z, 3rd Ed.
Ref. Balcony JK 511 .P775 2003
A good dictionary of terms and concepts.

Congressional Quarterly's Guide to the Presidency (2 vols.)
Ref. Balcony JK 516 .C57 2002

Vital Statistics on the Presidency: Washington to Clinton

Ref. Balcony JK 518 .R34 1998

America at the Polls: A Handbook of American Presidential Election Statistics (2 vols.)

Ref. Balcony JK 524 .A73 1994
Vol. I covers Harding to Eisenhower, 1920-1956; Vol. 2 covers Kennedy to George W. Bush, 1960-2000

The Geography of Presidential Elections in the United States, 1868-2004

Ref. Balcony JK 524 .N48 2005

Encyclopedia of American Political Parties and Elections

Ref. Balcony JK 2261 .S218 2006
[ additional resourcess on voting and elections can be found in this area ]

II. OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS

PUBLIC PAPERS OF THE PRESIDENTS
U.S. Docs GS 4.113: (1929-1931; 1945-1983)
U.S. Docs AE 2.114: (1984 - present)

Also available online (see below)
An annual compilation of all presidential documents, including speeches, interviews, and press conferences.

Presidential Documents
See U.S. Docs Pr and PrEx for publications issued by the White House and by the Executive Office of the President

Congressional Committee Hearings
See U.S. Docs Y4. F for transcripts of public hearings held by the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Online access is available from 1995 to the present through GPO Access. Earlier hearings can be found by searching the Catalog of Government Publications.

III. ELECTRONIC RESOURCES

GPO Access
A service of the US Government Printing Office and the Superintendent of Documents, this provides access to a wealth of current government information. It includes online access to Presidential documents, public laws, Supreme Court opinions, and federal regulations.

WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS
Online access to the annual cumulations from 1993 to the present.

PUBLIC PAPERS OF THE PRESIDENTS
Covers 1991 to 2003, from GPO Access.

PUBLIC PAPERS OF THE PRESIDENTS
Covers 1929 to 2001; from the University of Michigan.

COMMISSION ON PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES
Contains the full transcripts of all presidential debates (and vice presidential debates, when they were held): 1960; 1976 - 2004.

CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)
A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.

Lexis-Nexis
Connections to full-text newspaper articles (including the New York Times and the Washington Post), business information, and legal resources.

Social Sciences Full Text
Indexes and abstracts over 400 English-language periodicals in all areas of the social sciences, including politics and economics.

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
An index of all federal government publications from 1976 to the present.

IV. JOURNALS

FOREIGN AFFAIRS
V.1-45 (1922-66) Bound
V.46 (1967)- on Microfilm
Current issues kept until receipt of microfilm
V.43 (1964)- online

FOREIGN POLICY
No.1-139 (1970-2003) on Microfilm
No.140 (2004)- Recent back issues also on Ground Floor
No.1 (1970)-4 Years Ago Online in JStor No.78 (1990)- online

FOREIGN POLICY ANALYSIS
V.1 (2005)- Bound
V.1 (2005)- online

PRESIDENTIAL STUDIES QUARTERLY
V.5-18 (1975-88) on MIcrofilm
V.19 (1989)- Bound
Also available for the past 2 years online

JStor
A full text archive that includes many major political science journals.


Last updated: 10/16/07 tk, contact Tom Karel for assistance - 291-3845.