Population studies is a broad area of interdisplinary research which draws from such fields as Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Natural Resources, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Public Policy, Social Work, Sociology, and Statistics.
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Article Databases and Indexes
Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes
Since its establishment in 1914, PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) has chronicled issues in the public debate through highly selective coverage of a wide variety of sources, including references to monographs, periodical articles, notes and announcements, government documents, policy reports and analytics. Addition of the Archive to our current PAIS International database extends comprehensive access to public and social policy information.
Covers information family planning, population law and policy, and primary health care, including maternal/child health in developing countries in journal articles, monographs, technical reports, and unpublished works.
Primary reference tool to the world's population literature. Covers books, journal articles, working papers and other documents on population topics.
Catalogs & Indexes to Government Publications
AccessUN provides access to bibliographic citations of current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications including:
- the UN collections of the Government Publications Library
- articles appearing in UN periodicals
- the bilateral and multilateral treaties in the UN Treaty Series
- full text documents from the:
- General Assembly - resolutions from 1981-
- Security Council - resolutions from 1974-
- Economic and Social Council - resolutions from 1982-
PolicyFile draws its content from public policy think tanks, university research programs, research organizations and publishers. Some well known contributors include: the American Enterprise Institute, Brookings Institution, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Cato Institute, Center for Defense Information, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Democratic Leadership Council, Economic Strategy Institute, Federation of American Scientists, Heritage Foundation, Hoover Institution, Hudson Institute, Institute for International Economics, International Monetary Fund, National Center for Policy Analysis, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, RAND Corporation, United States Institute of Peace, and the World Bank. Where available, access to home pages, electronic mail addresses and fulltext are made available within individual abstracts.
General Reference Sources
Gateways & Megasites
An excellent set of Demographic, Population and Family Planning World Wide Web Sites from the UN organized by continent.
Societies, Agencies, and Organizations
Official Agency & Organization Websites
GPO Access is a service of the US Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. The information provided on this site is the official, published version and the information retrieved from GPO Access can be used without restriction, unless specifically noted.
Statistics and Data
This is a data distribution system from the Bureau of the Census that will be the primary distribution locale for 2000 Census data. American FactFinder offers the capability to browse, search, and map data from many Census Bureau sources: the 1990 Census, the 1997 Economic Census, the American Community Survey, and other sources.