PAIS International

PAIS (originally, the Public Affairs Information Service) provides access to sources back to 1914. The database contains records for over 1.7 million journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, web content, and more from over 120 countries. PAIS provides a unique perspective on the 20th century’s most important public and social policies, such as Prohibition, suffrage, pacifism, civil rights, McCarthyism, Vietnam War, and Watergate.

Major Areas of Coverage Include:

  • Administration of justice
  • Agriculture, forestry and fishing
  • Banking and finance
  • Business and service sector
  • Culture and religion
  • Economic conditions
  • Education
  • Energy resources and policy
  • Environment
  • Government
  • Health conditions
  • Human rights
  • International Relations
  • Labor conditions and policy
  • Law and ethics
  • Manufacturing and industry
  • Media and communications
  • Military and defense policy
  • Politics
  • Population and demographics
  • Science and technology
  • Social conditions
  • Trade
  • Transportation

Link to resource: lock icon PAIS International
Coverage Dates: 1915-current
Fulltext available: Journal Articles