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Databases by Name

Title/Provider Brief Information
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Sage Journals Online; Sage Publications

An online collection of 450 online journals publised by Sage. Includes the deep backfile (up to the 2011 titles) collection. Updated monthly.

e-journals; business; economics; health sciences; social sciences more

Sage Knowledge; Sage

SAGE Knowledge is home to an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content alongside SAGE Video, containing over 4,600 titles. Content includes reference works, academic books, professional development titles and more. This cross-media platform allows users to search and browse over 10,000 items, video, book and reference titles within the Social Sciences. Updated monthly.

e-books; business; economics; social sciences; reference tools more

Sage Stats; Sage

SAGE Stats provides annual measures dating back more than two decades. It features statistical data series created from more than 200,000 government and non-government datasets, covering popular topics of research interest for U.S. states, counties, cities, metropolitan areas, and ZIP codes.

reference tools; social sciences more

SciELO Citation Index (Scientific Electronic Library Online); Thomson

SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online) is a bibliographic database, digital library, and cooperative electronic publishing model of open access journals.


Science Citation Index: 1988-present - see Web of Science; Thomson

Premier science research database.

sciences more

Science Database; Proquest

Science and technology - journal articles.


Science in Context; Gale/Cengage

Science In Context is an engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. By integrating authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, Science In Context draws students into the subject matter, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.

sciences more

ScienceDirect College Editions; Elsevier

Search full text articles for over 1900 titles in the Health & Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social & Behavioral Sciences collections from 1995 to present.

full-text journal collection; health sciences; sciences; social sciences more

Scientific American; Nature

Full text of the journal from its beginnings.

sciences more

SciFinder Scholar Web Version; CAS

SciFinder Scholar provides access to a number of chemistry databases including Chemical Abstracts and the chemical Registry database. Available to Salem State University faculty/staff/students only. MUST have active Salem State University email account.
Online Registration Form - on-campus only
Online Registration Form - on- and off-campus through proxy server

chemistry; sciences more

Science Database; Proquest

Science and technology - journal articles.


Serials Directory; EBSCO

The Serials Directory is an indispensible resource for anyone needing serials information such as e-mail and Internet address, language, publication frequency, ISSN, Library of Congress, Dewey Decimal Classification, and more.

serials directory; reference tools more

Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice, 1490-2007; Adam Matthew Digital

The project aims to assemble many substantial clusters of material offering in-depth case studies in America, the Caribbean, Brazil and Cuba along with important material examining European, Islamic and African involvement in the slave trade. It is designed for both teaching and research use. There is extensive coverage of topics such as the African coast; the Middle Passage; the varieties of slave experience (urban, domestic, industrial, farm, ranch and plantation); spiritualism and religion; resistance and revolts; the Underground Railroad; the abolition movement; legislation; education; the legacy of slavery and slavery today.

history; arts and sciences; social sciences more

Small Business Resource Center; Gale/Cengage

Resource specifically focused on small businesses. Includes business plans, directories, reference tools, and journal articles.


Social Science Database; Proquest

Social science journal articles.

social sciences  
Social Sciences Citation Index: 1988-present - see Web of Knowledge/Science; Thomson social sciences more

Social Services Abstracts; Proquest

This database concentrates on the subject of social work.

social work; social sciences more

Social Work Abstracts; NASW/EBSCO

Important database providing access to the social work journal literature.

social work; social sciences more

SocINDEX with Full Text; EBSCO

SocINDEX with Full Text offers coverage from all subdisciplines of sociology, including abortion, anthropology, criminology, criminal justice, cultural sociology, demography, economic development, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, politics, religion, rural sociology, social psychology, social structure, social work, sociological theory, sociology of education, substance abuse, urban studies, violence, welfare, and many others. 

sociology; criminal justice; social work; social sciences more

Sociological Abstracts; Proquest

This database indexes hundreds of English language journals in the areas of sociology and social work.

sociology; social sciences more

Sociology Database; Proquest

Sociology and social work - journal articles.

sociology; social sciences  

SPORTDiscus with Full Text; EBSCO

SPORTDiscus is a comprehensive, international database containing sport and fitness literature. The database contains records on sports medicine, exercise physiology, bioimechanics, and other sport and fitness related topics. 

sport/fitness/leisure; health sciences; social sciences more

SpringerLink; Springer

SpringerLink includes access to approximately 250 e-books in the following collections: Behavioral Science; Biomedical and Life Science; Business and Economics; Chemistry and Materials Science; Humanities, Social science and Law; Physics and Astronomy 2008 collections. There are also a limited number of titles from the 2005-2007 collections. In addition, there are titles from the Behavioral Science collections from 2009-2012.

e-books; arts and sciences; sciences; social sciences more

Statista; Statista

Invaluable source for current stats on all topics

business; statistics more

Student Edition; Gale/Cengage

Provides full-text access to current magazines, newspapers, and reference information. Particularly useful for students in high school.

high school level database;
general subjects; social sciences

Student Research Center; EBSCO

Provides full-text access for secondary school students. The search interface is designed specifically according to their needs and search abilities.

middle/high school level databases;
general subjects; social sciences