Skip to main content

Fast Facts

Public affairs, policy & politics
Research international affairs & statistics
Indexes 1915 to 1976
  • Download a short description
  • Share

Overview

The PAIS Index database comprises a retrospective conversion of the PAIS Annual Cumulated Bulletin, Volumes 1-62, published 1915-1976. At completion of this conversion, the PAIS Index contains over 1.23 million records.

The PAIS Index database contains references to monographs, periodical articles, notes and announcements, and analytics. The original historical subject headings have been retained in the file.

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. The PAIS Index provides historical perspective on many of the 20th century's public and social policies.

Subject Coverage
Find information on such topics as:

  • Atomic Age
  • China's cultural revolution
  • Civil rights movement
  • Cold War
  • Communism, Socialism, Nationalism
  • Great Depression
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict
  • Korean War
  • McCarthyism
  • Prohibition
  • Religion and public schools
  • Space exploration
  • United Nations and League of Nations
  • Vietnam conflict
  • Watergate
  • Women's movement
  • World Wars I and II

  • Content Type: Scholarly Journals, Books

Related Products

News, Policy & Politics Magazine Archive

Offering full runs of 20th-century titles, in full-color, page-image format, News, Policy and Politics Magazine Archive makes newly available and accessible these key sources, for which the archival print issues have not consistently been retained by libraries.

Learn More

Political Science Database

Political Science Database gives users access to over 460 leading political science and international relations journals.

Learn More

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration/policy.

Learn More

Blog

6 Decades of LGBT Magazines, Including The Advocate and Gay Times

Dating back to the 1950s, a new ProQuest database gives researchers access to reporting and commentary on LGBT lives, culture and events.

Learn More

The Great Migration & Changing Seasons in the Serengeti

For the Ndutu lions in the East African plains, the time of year marks the dry season and a struggle to stay alive.

Learn More