CQ Press

Product Highlights

CQ Researcher

For research on contemporary and controversial issues, The CQ Researcher—in print or web—is one of the most frequently used resources in the library today. Useful for term papers, debates, speeches, articles and other types of researchers, the CQ Researcher covers a wide range of social, economic, political and environmental issues.

U.S. Political Stats

Easily visualize and analyze data and statistics about the U.S. government and political process with U.S. Political Stats. Users will discover a wealth of carefully selected content including comprehensive election returns, congressional floor votes, Supreme Court decisions, plus presidential performance and economic indicators, as well as diverse demographics. This powerful tool lets users compare different types of data, for example voting records with demographic characteristics, to create datasets and visualizations that bring unique insight into the political process. Designed to be intuitive for the novice researcher, yet robust enough for senior political scientists, the platform allows users to create graphs, charts, and maps to allow for a quick analysis of data trends. Data can also be exported to allow for more in-depth manipulation and analysis.

State Stats

State Stats is your first stop for statistics about the U.S. It features a wide range of topics (agriculture, defense, education, employment, crime and law enforcement, health and medicine, and more) and allows for browsing by state or by topic. Compare data across states or across time. You also can create and export custom visuals, generate tables and download data for statistical research, and analyze data patterns. Updated quarterly; few governmental statistics repositories have the functionality to compare data as easily as State Stats.

Local Stats (Coming in June 2014)

Give your students and faculty a deeper dive into comparable data from U.S. counties, cities and metropolitan statistical areas across a broad variety of topics applicable to the social sciences. With Local Stats, Researchers have a unique opportunity to access hard-to-find data -- bankruptcy cases, prisoner’s execution, or healthcare premiums -- for the location(s) of their choice. In a single search, students can locate and manipulate their findings via charts, graphs, and more.

Adam Matthew Primary Source Collections

Adam Matthew publishes unique primary source collections from archives around the world. The award-winning collections span the social sciences and humanities and cover a multitude of topics ranging from Medieval manuscripts and Victorian moving images to ephemera from the 1960s and confidential government documents.

Technical Support

Statistics

Your username and password are only for accessing your usage statistics. They may not be given out for remote access purposes, and only the designated administrator for the subscription should make use of them.

It is a good idea to contact CQ to change your password at least once a year so as to preserve secured access to your subscription. To do so, email webhelp@cq.com with the password change.

Access Your Usage Statistics

Usage statistics may be accessed by the designated system administrator at your library (please designate a single contact as your CQ administrator).

To access your usage statistics:

  • Go to the SecureCenter website.
  • Enter in your user name and password and click the LOGIN button. A new screen will appear giving you a choice of four reports: Log Report, Most Visited Pages Report, Search Report and Document Report. If you need your user name and password, please contact Customer Service via customerservice@cqpress.com or 866-4CQPRESS (866-427-7737).
  • Click the kind of report you want. Log Reports are available for all CQ Electronic Library products. The Most Visited Pages Report, the Search Report and the Document Report are available only for the CQ Public Affairs Collection, the CQ Insider and the CQ Supreme Court Collection.
  • After clicking on the report another screen will appear. Use the pull-down menus on the left to set the starting and ending dates; then use the pull-down menu on the right to select the CQ Electronic Library product for which you wish to generate a report.
  • Click the Submit button and your report will appear on the screen.

Contact Information

Minitex Contact

Cooperative Purchasing & Electronic Resources Services (CPERS)
Minitex
15 Andersen Library
222 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0439
Toll Free: 800-462-5348
Phone: 612-624-4002
Fax: 612-625-3569
Email: cpers@minitex.umn.edu

Vendor Contact

Paul Houghtaling
Library Sales Manager
Sage Publications, Inc (CQ Press Reference Information Group)
Phone: 805-490-7340
Fax: 805-375-1712
Email: Paul.Houghtaling@sagepub.com

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