PAIS Index


Provides citations, with some abstracts, to more than 3,000 sources including articles, books, conference proceedings, government documents, and book chapters about public affairs.

Includes the PAIS International and PAIS Archive databases. 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, and transportation.


Access is restricted to ASU students, faculty, and staff.

Number of simultaneous users: unlimited.

Africana Studies–Also Useful
Criminal Justice–Also Useful
Economics–Also Useful
Geography and Planning–Best Bets
Global Studies–Best Bets
Military Science and Leadership–Also Useful
Political Science–Also Useful
Sustainable Development–Also Useful