The leading reference source on the office of the presidency and those who have held it.
American President: A Reference Resource (Miller Center at UVA)
In-depth information on each U.S. President and administration, reviewed by leading scholars.
Vital Statistics on the Presidency: George Washington to George W. Bush
Main Reference JK 518 .R34 2009
Presidential Elections, 1789-2008: County, State, and National Mapping of Election Data
Main Reference JK524 .D47 2010
Presidential Campaigns, Slogans, Issues, and Platforms: The Complete Encyclopedia
Main Reference JK524 .R58 2012 vols. 1 - 3
Congressional Quarterly Almanac
Main Reference JK1.C663 2007 - 2011
Main Library JK1.C663 1949-2006
Congress and the Nation
Main Reference KF49.C65 1945 - 2008
A non-partisan institute seeking to expand understanding of the presidency, policy, and political history.
- Recordings Program
- Speech Archive
- Oral Histories
- Image Gallery
Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress
A non-profit, non-partisan organization. Publications include Presidential Fellows Reviews, Issue Papers, and other reports.
White House Transition Project
Since 1997, the WHTP has combined the efforts of scholars, universities, and policy institutions to smooth out presidential transitions.
Presidents and Executive Politics (PEP)
An organized section of the American Political Science Association; publishes the PEP Report. Formerly known as the Presidency Research Group which published the PRG Report (1979-2010).
The most comprehensive collection of presidential documents on the web. Also includes audio and video clips and selected data.
Compilation of Presidential Documents (1993 - present)
Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States (print copy)
Main Library J80 .A283 Carter - Obama (2009)
Main Library 353.03 Un3P Hoover - Ford
Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents (print copy)
Main Periodicals 1965-2000
Codification of Presidential Proclamations and Executive Orders
Main Reference KF70.A473 1945 - 1989
Fully annotated transcripts that allow you to listen and read simultaneously.
Presidential Recordings Program (Miller Center at UVA)
Includes material from: Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Richard Nixon
Presidential Audio & Video (American Presidency Project)
Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson,Richard Nixon,Gerald R. Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, William J. Clinton,George W. Bush, Barack Obama
PSQ access via JSTOR: 1974-2009
*every word of every article is searchable
PSQ access via OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center: 1998 to the present