Trial Databases


Congress and the Nation

A reference on congressional trends, actions, and political and policy controversies. This award-winning series documents the most fiercely debated issues in recent American politics.

This trial will end on October 31, 2014. Contact:  Caryl Ward


Eastern Miscellany

The Eastern Miscellany (东方杂志),is a general Chinese publication during the era of Republic of China. The journal was published monthly from 1904-1948 with 44 volumes (819 issues) in total. The database is a fulltext archive of the journal including more than 30,000 articles and 12,000 pictures. The articles were mainly published in Chinese with some in English.

The Eastern Miscellany is great resource for studying modern China from late Qing dynasty, the early republican period, the interwar year, Japanese invasion, and the Civil War between Nationalists and the Communists.

This trial will end on November 17, 2014. Contact:  Julie Wang

SAGE Stats

Provides extensive social science data covering geographies within the United States and spans topics such as healthcare, crime, education, employment, religion, and government finances. Visualize and compare thousands of normalized data sets to create new and interesting research avenues. Export data for greater analysis or combine with your own data to create new insights.

This trial will end on October 31, 2014. Contact:  Caryl Ward



Statista provides users with an innovative and intuitive tool for researching U.S. and international quantitative data, statistics, and related information. It covers demographic and market data, as well as other topics. It integrates data on over 60,000 topics from over 18,000 sources onto a single platform.

This trial will end on September 30, 2014. Contact: Colleen Hailey.


US Political Stats

An easy-to-use data visualization and research tool designed to provide data on Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Presidency. Draw unique insights and comparisons between interest group scores and election returns, floor votes and demographics, and more. Analyze, compare, and export data in maps, tables, line graphs, bar charts, and pie charts.

This trial will end on October 31, 2014. Contact:  Caryl Ward


Last Updated: 9/30/14