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Rather than try to include an ever-growing list of Political Science-related web site links, I will instead provide a short list of approximately 10-12 reputable web sites. This list will be changed on an occasional basis to help provide a reasonably representative sample of web sites useful to scholars of Political Science. All of the web sites featured here have been reviewed in the professional Political Science and or Library Science literature.
A policy resource and network used by public servants in 140+ countries. Available to students as a free weekly email roundup of global government innovation and public service perspectives. Sign up through the website to subscribe.
Official web site for federal legislative information.
Council of State Governments Knowledge Center.
Provides a wide variety of resources relating to U.S. state governments including the Book of the States from 1935 onward.
Current information on finding representatives and senators and legislation. Replaced OpenCongress.
JuRI (Judicial Research Initiative)
United States district court and court of appeals data for all states plus the district of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
Legal website with law blogs and Supreme Court coverage.
"A comprehensive digital library of public policy research containing over 20,000 documents."
United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law
Multimedia site offers materials "relating to the negotiation and adoption of significant legal instruments under the auspices of the United Nations and related agencies since 1945."
United Nations Web Site
The central portal for access to United Nations organizational information and international statistics.
United States Government Manual
The official handbook of the Federal Government, l provides information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches. Available from 1995 onward.
The central portal for access to U.S. government information online.
World Bank Open Data
Free and open access to data about development worldwide.
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