U.S. Government & Politics

Sources for Context

  • HeinOnline is a digital collection of legal materials.
  • LegalTrac indexes nearly 1,000 english-language legal publications.

There are hundreds of journal databses to which the Harvard Library subscribes.  You can find additional resources on the Databases page.


Resources for Articles on U.S. Law

  • HeinOnline is a digital collection of legal materials.
  • LegalTrac indexes nearly 1,000 english-language legal publications.

Resources for Articles in Interdisciplinary & Related Fields

Multidisciplinary Indexes

Indexes in Related Disciplines

Finding Books

Finding Books at Harvard

Finding Books Beyond Harvard

  • Borrow Direct - for books not currently available at Harvard. Submit a request and receive the book within 4 days. 
  • Interlibrary Loan - for articles, books, etc. request to borrow it from a broader network of libraries.  
  • Purchase request - for items you need added to the Library collection.

Government Documents and Data Resources

Selected News Sources

  • Factiva is a database of over 8,000 business and news publications in over 20 languages.
  • Nexis Uni features over 15,000 news, business, and legal sources.
  • Politico Pro comprehensive database providing legislative and regulatory insights for policy research.
  • National Journal is a collection of resources on U.S.politics and policy, including Hotline and Race Tracker.
  • Ethnic NewsWatch is a comprehensive database of publications of the ethnic, minority, and native press.
  • Alt-PressWatch provides access to newspapers, magazines, and journals of the alternative and independent press.
  • ClimateWire is a daily environmental newswire. Includes access to Greenwire and Energywire.