Public Affairs Information Service contains references to more than 553,300 journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more. The PAIS Archive provides retrospective coverage of the PAIS Annual Cumulated Bulletin from 1911. Primarily an index.
Scholarly articles in over 150 academic journals. Articles date from the 1800s up to a "moving wall" of between one and eight years before the present. Coverage includes the arts, business, general science, the humanities, and social science.