Information for Librarians

Why CQ Researcher?

CQ Researcher is often the first source that librarians recommend when researchers are seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news.

Increase Discoverability of CQ Researcher

To help your patrons make the most of the rich content in CQ Researcher, be sure to add it to your library catalog and website. Visit the Library Admin portal in Secure Center for the CQ Researcher MARC record and list CQ Researcher in your A-to-Z database list as well as in your database subject listings under the political science discipline.

Institutional Display

You can display the name of your institution in the header of CQ Researcher. To do this, visit Secure Center, and enter your institution name into the "Company/Institution Display" field.

Title Index

Download the complete CQ Researcher Index (, a list of all issues published since 1991.

COUNTER Reporting

CQ Researcher offers the following COUNTER Reports:

Platform Usage - CQ Press Library - usage by month and platform
Title Master Report - CQ Researcher - usage by month and report
Title Master Report - CQ Researcher - access denied by month and report

CQ Researcher is classified as a Report under COUNTER 5. Investigations and Requests are now reported via the Title Master Report, filtering on Data Type = “Report”

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