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Government Information - United States
Librarian Subject Specialist
- Marcia Meister
- firstname.lastname@example.org — (530) 752‑9784 — Humanities, Social Sciences, and Government Information Services (http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/dept/hss/)
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Subject Specific Databases
Following are additional subject databases for government information and documents.
- Development Experience Clearinghouse [via U.S. Agency for International Development] (http://dec.usaid.gov/)
- The DEXS database provides access to records for over 115,000 USAID technical and program documents with over 11,000 available for electronic download. Includes project descriptions from 1946.
- Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) (http://www.hsdl.org) VPN
- The HSDL is a service of the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security. The collection includes Over 92,600 documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management from a wide variety of sources including federal, state and local governments; international governments and institutions; nonprofit organizations and private entities.
- Declassified Documents Reference System (DDRS) (http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/ucdavis?db=DDRS) VPN
- DDRS is a collection of over 75,000 primary source government documents. The documents cover the post-World War II period through the 1970's and later. Nearly every major foreign and domestic event of these years is included (such as the Cold War, Vietnam Conflict and civil rights movement). Some of the source agencies included are the Central Intelligence Agency, Department of State, Department of Defense, plus the White House, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Department of Justice. The documents are provided by the presidential libraries, that release them as researchers request them.
- Digital National Security Archive (DNSA) (http://uclibs.org/PID/96899) VPN
- The Digital National Security Archive contains the most comprehensive set of declassified government documents available. The resource now includes 34 collections consisting of over 80,000 meticulously indexed documents, with more than 500,000 total pages. Each of these collections, compiled by top scholars and experts, exhaustively covers the most critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post World War II through the 21st century. Together, these collections offer unparalleled access to the defining international strategies of our time. Glossaries, chronologies, bibliographies, overviews, and photographs are included.