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Social Welfare Research

Federal Laws

Library Databases 

 Legal history, government documents, Congressional Record, Federal Register, and Code of Federal Regulations,

  • ProQuest Congressional
    Congressional publications and legislative histories; bills, laws, and regulations; member biographical and committee assignment information; and insider\\'s perspectives on legislative activities through the National Journal.

  • Nexis Uni 

Thousands of news sources in the U.S. and abroad back to the 1970s; aggregated economic data on businesses, corporations, and industries in the U.S. and abroad; and full-text legal documents, including U.S. Federal and State court cases, and law reviews from the late 18th century to present.

Government Websites

Polices, plans, and programs promoting the welfare of the elderly. It also supports a nationwide aging network that provides services to the elderly.

Historical and current publications

Publications and resources related to State and Federal civil laws on child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and adoption. Federal laws provide standards and guidelines; however, these issues are primarily governed by State laws and regulations in the United States.

Some of the best-known U.S. laws and regulations.

Objective reports presented by the Congressional Research Service.

Official publications from the 3 branches of the federal government. Includes public laws, selected hearings, reports and other government documents.

Focuses on policy development in health, disability, human services, data, and science; and provides advice and analysis on economic policy.

Public laws in the Federal Register.

Enacted bills and joint resolutions.

Official U.S. government website for people who make, receive, and manage federal awards.

Federal Laws and Regulations.

Community development, affordable housing programs, and homelessness programs.