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PAIS International

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Last Update To Bluesheet: July 29, 2008

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File Description Dialog File Data Special Features Sample Record Sort
Subject Coverage Database Content DIALINDEX/OneSearch Categories Basic Index Rank
Sources Document Types Indexed Contact Additional Indexes Predefined Format Options
Print Counterparts Geographic Coverage Terms and Conditions Limit Rates


File Description [top]

PAIS International, the database of the Public Affairs Information Services, is produced by ProQuest - CSA Social Sciences. It covers the full range of the social sciences, with emphasis on contemporary public issues and the making and evaluating of public policy. Worldwide in geographic scope, PAIS indexes publications in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. The database is the online version of the print publications PAIS Bulletin (1976-1990), PAIS Foreign Language Index (1972-1990), and PAIS International in Print (1991-present).

Brief abstracts are present for approximately 95% of the records added since 1985.



Subject Coverage [top]

  • Banking
  • Business
  • Court Decisions
  • Demography
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Government
  • International Trade & Relations
  • Legislation
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Sociology
  • Statistics


Sources [top]

PAIS International provides access to periodical articles; books; pamphlets; federal, state, local, and non-U.S. government documents; as well as publications of public and private agencies; yearbooks; and statistical compilations and directories published throughout the world. More than 1,200 journals and 8,000 monographs are indexed per year.



Print Counterparts [top]

  • PAIS Bulletin
  • PAIS Foreign Language Index
  • PAIS International in Print


Dialog File Data [top]

Dates Covered: 1972 to 1990 (PAIS Foreign Language Index); 1976 to 1990 (PAIS Bulletin); 1991 to present (PAIS International in Print)
File Size: 437,949 records as of January 1998
Update Frequency: Monthly


Database Content [top]

  • Bibliographic Records


Document Types Indexed [top]

  • Books and Monographs
  • Government Documents
  • Journal Articles


Geographic Coverage [top]

  • International


Geographic Restrictions [top]

  • None


Special Features [top]


DialIndex/OneSearch Categories [top]

ACRONYM CATEGORY NAME
ECOLOGY Ecology and Conservation
ENVIRON Environment
GOVT Government
LAW Legal Information
LAWENFOR Law Enforcement
MANAGE Management
POLISCI Political Science
POLLUT Pollution
PUBAFF Public Affairs
SOCSCI Social Science
USPOLICY U.S. Government Policy
WOPOLICY World Government Policy


Contact [top]

PAIS International is produced by ProQuest - CSA Social Sciences. Questions concerning file content should be directed to:

ProQuest - CSA Social Sciences
P.O. Box 22206
San Diego, CA 92192
USA
Telephone: 858-571-8979
800 Line: 1-800-752-3945
Fax: 858-571-8694
E-Mail: sales@csa.com


Terms and Conditions [top]

PAIS International: The PAIS database is the property of, and is available from, Public Affairs Information Service, Inc. Customer agrees that the material received therefrom shall be used for internal or in-house purposes only and shall not be duplicated for commercial purposes.


Dialog Standard Terms & Conditions apply.


SAMPLE RECORD [top]

    DIALOG(R)File  49:PAIS INT. 
    (c) 1997 Cambridge Scientific Abstracts Inc.  All rts. reserv. 
     
  AN=  00430403   PAIS Number: 910604431 
  /TI     Economic   development,   democratization,   and   environmental 
        protection in Eastern Europe. 
  AU=    Schultz, Cynthia B.; Crockett, Tamara Raye 
  JN=, PY=, IL=    Boston  Col  Environmental  Affairs  Law  R   18:53-84 no 1 '90, 
         tables 
  LA=    LANGUAGE: Engl 
  DT=    DOC TYPE: P 
      ABSTRACT/NOTES: 
  /AB      Effects  of  cold  war  industrialization  on the environment; 
           roles  of regional assistance organizations in developing a 
           pan-European environmental policy. 
        COMECON,  the  EEC,  the World Bank, and the Bank for Economic 
           Reconstruction and Development (BERD). 
  /DE    DESCRIPTORS: *Europe, Eastern-- Environmental policy; *Pollution 
          -- Europe, Eastern; *Council for mutual economic assistance; 
          *International  bank  for  reconstruction  and development-- 
         Europe, Eastern; *Economic assistance-- Europe, Eastern 


BASIC INDEX [top]

SEARCH
SUFFIX
DISPLAY
CODE
FIELD NAME
INDEXING
SELECT EXAMPLES
None None All Basic Index Fields Word S BANK(1N)ECONOMIC
/AB AB Abstract1 Word S ENVIRONMENTAL(W)POLICY/AB
/DE DE Descriptor2 Word
& Phrase
S ECONOMIC(W)ASSISTANCE/DE
S EUROPE, EASTERN/DE
/TI TI Title Word S ENVIRONMENTAL(W)PROTECTION/TI

1 Abstract/notes present for approximately 95% of records added since 1985.

2 Also /DF.


ADDITIONAL INDEXES [top]

SEARCH
PREFIX
DISPLAY
CODE
FIELD NAME
INDEXING
SELECT EXAMPLES
None AN DIALOG Accession Number
AN= AN PAIS Accession Number Phrase S AN=910604431
AU= AU Author Phrase S AU=SCHULTZ, CYNTHIA?
BN= BN International Standard Book Number (ISBN) Phrase S BN=ISBN 0-7486-0179-1
S BN=0-7006-0578-9
S BN=0700605789
CS= CS Corporate Source Word
& Phrase
S CS=(UNITED(W)NATIONS(S)DISARMAMENT)
S CS=CANADA. DEPT. OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS?
DT= DT Document Type3 Phrase S DT=P
IL= IL Illustration Phrase S IL=TABLE?
JN= JN Journal Name Phrase S JN=BOSTON COL ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS
LA= LA Language Phrase S LA=ENGL
LC= LC LC (Library of Congress) Card Number4 Phrase S LC=93-10275
S LC=9310275
PP= PP Publisher Directory Word
& Phrase
S PP=(LIBRARIE(S)DROIT)
S PP=LIBRARIE GEN DROIT
PU= PU Publisher Word
& Phrase
S PU=ROUTLEDGE
S PU=MACLEAN-HUNTER
PY= PY Publication Year Phrase S PY=1990
SE= SE Series Note Word
& Phrase
S SE=(HUMAN(W)RESOURCES)
S SE=CONSERVATION OF HUMAN RESOURCES
SN= SN International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)4 Phrase S SN=01907034
None SO Source Information5
UD= None Update Phrase S UD=9999
None UR Uniform Resource Locator (URL)/E-Mail

3 Document types currently indexed are: A-Analytic; E-main entry of publication analyzed; M-Monograph; P-Periodical article; S-Special periodical issue or periodical devoted mainly to a single, specific topic.

4 Available for records added from May 1993 forward.

5 Information displayed depends on document type indexed.


LIMIT [top]

SUFFIX FIELD NAME EXAMPLES
/ENG English Language S S7/ENG
/NONENG Non-English Language S S9/NONENG
/YYYY Publication Year S S1/1990


SORT [top]

SORTABLE FIELDS EXAMPLES
AU, JN, PY, TI SORT S5/ALL/TI/PY,D
PRINT S7/5/ALL/AU


RANK [top]

RANK FIELDS EXAMPLES
All phrase- and numeric-indexed fields in the Additional Indexes can be ranked. RANK JN


USER-DEFINED FORMAT OPTIONS [top]

User-defined formats may be specified using the display codes indicated in the Search Options tables. TYPE S3/AU,TI,SO/1-5


PREDEFINED FORMAT OPTIONS [top]

NO.
DIALOGWEB
FORMAT
RECORD CONTENT
1 -- DIALOG Accession Number
2 -- Full Record except Abstract/Notes
3 Medium Bibliographic Citation
5 -- Full Record1
6 Free Title
7 Long Bibliographic Citation and Abstract/Notes1
8 Short Title and Indexing
9 Full Full Record1
K -- KWIC (Key Word In Context) displays a window of text; may be used alone or with other formats


DIRECT RECORD ACCESS [top]

FIELD NAME EXAMPLES
DIALOG Accession Number TYPE 00135171/5
DISPLAY 00132071/AU,TI
PRINT 0013571/5


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