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African American Newspapers; Readex

Chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience, African American Newspapers, Series 1, features 280 newspapers from 35 states, including many rare and historically significant 19th-century titles. These titles published for or by African Americans constitute valuable primary sources for researchers exploring such diverse disciplines as cultural, literary and social history; ethnic studies and more. Beginning with Freedom’s Journal (NY)—the first African American newspaper published in the United States—the titles in this groundbreaking series include The Colored Citizen (KS), Arkansas State Press, Rights of All (NY), Wisconsin Afro-American, New York Age, L'Union (LA), Northern Star and Freeman’s Advocate (NY), Richmond Planet, Cleveland Gazette, The Appeal (MN) and hundreds of others from every region of the U.S.

history; general subjects; arts and sciences; social sciences more

AgeLine; EBSCO

AgeLine is the premier source for the literature of social gerontology and includes aging-related content from the health sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, economics, and public policy. AgeLine also includes information for professionals working in aging-related fields and for consumers.

aging; health sciences; social sciences more

America: History and Life; EBSCO

One of the main databases for the study of American History, it includes abstracts of scholarly journal articles, books, and dissertations on the history of the United States and Canada from prehistoric times to the present. Journal articles date as far back as 1895. Limited full-text. See Historical Abstracts, America: History & Life’s companion database for coverage of the rest of the world from 1450 on.

North American history; arts and humanities; social sciences more

America's Historical Imprints; Readex

Contains primary source materials in three collections:

history; arts and sciences; social sciences more

American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 1 (1684-1820)
American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 2 (1821-1837)

Digital access to the American Antiquarian Society's (AAS) collection of American periodicals published between 1684 and 1837.

history; arts and sciences; social sciences  

American Broadsides and Ephemera; Readex

Provides over 30,000 digitized images from the collections of the American Antiquarian Society dating from 1749 to 1900. Types of materials include: trading cards, ballads, political notices, concert and theater programs, advertisements, poems, confessions of criminals, etc. Full-text, primary sources.

history; arts and sciences; social sciences more

American Doctoral Dissertations; EBSCO

This free research database indexes thoundands of theses and dissertations accepted by American universities from 1902 to the present and provides links to full text, when available.

general subjects; arts and sciences; business; health sciences; sciences; social sciences  

American History in Video; Alexander Street Press

Provides streaming video of newsreels, documentaries, and archival and public affairs footage, related to American history.

videos; history; social sciences more

American Periodical Series, 1740-1900; Proquest

American Periodicals Series includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century. Titles range from Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine and America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository; popular magazines such as Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal; regional and niche publications; and groundbreaking journals like The Dial, Puck, and McClure's.

history;
general subjects
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The American West; Adam Matthew Digital

This is a collection of digitized primary sources from the 1800’s related to the American West from the Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana at the Newberry Library, Chicago. It includes materials such as the papers of early settlers and explorers, gold rush accounts, city directories, railroad company records, travel journals, store catalogs, and ranch accounts, contemporary newspapers and posters, and documents pertaining to Native American history and culture. Full-text.

history; arts and sciences; social sciences more

Black Studies in Video; ASP

The database provides unique access to their African American Classics collection, and includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations. 

arts and humanities; social sciences more

The Boston Globe, Historical, 1872-1985; Proquest

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1872 - 1985

news; history; general subjects more

Boston Public Library Electronic Resources
Note: see BPL eCard web page

A wide range of electronic resources available to Boston Public Library card holders. Note: cards may be obtained via the BPL's web page and are available to residents of Massachusetts. Please see BPL eCard web page for more information. http://www.bpl.org/general/circulation/ecards.htm

arts and humanities; business;
general subjects; health sciences; reference;
social sciences; sciences; statistics
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Career and Technical Education; Proquest

Provides full-text access to more than 500 current titles on any technical topic. Particulary useful for Education and Social Sciences.
education;
social sciences
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China: Trade, Politics and Culture; AMD

Provides digitized English-language primary sources on China and the West from the earliest English embassy in 1793 through the People’s Republic under Mao Tse Tung. Includes documents from the Chinese Maritime Customs Services, British embassy reports, missionary publications, letters and descriptions of events such as the Opium Wars and Boxer Rebellion, and many images and maps. Collections from the School of Oriental and African Studies Library and the British Library and various other contributing libraries. Full-text.

arts and humanities; social sciences more

Chronicle of Higher Education; CHE

Online version of the print publication, Chronicle of Higher Education. Includes job postings. Coverage: Current year.

news; education more

CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online; CUP

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is the most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.


social sciences more

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts Client Narratives and Reference Works; Alexander Street Press

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works is a searchable collection containing real transcripts of therapy and counseling sessions and first-person narratives illuminating the experience of mental illness and its treatment, as well as reference works to contextualize the primary material.

psychology; social sciences more

Counseling and Therapy in Video I, II, and III; Alexander Street Press

This Alexander Street series features training videos, reenactments, and actual therapy sessions conducted by renowned counseling professionals including films in emerging areas, including mindfulness and cyberbullying.

videos; social sciences more

CQ Researcher; Sage

Provides full-text overviews of current issues including pro/con debates, issue timelines, bibliographies, and statistics.

social sciences; reference tools more

Criminal Justice Abstracts; EBSCO

This important database indexes a variety of publications including newsletters and journals in the area of Criminal Justice.

criminal justice;
social sciences
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Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video; ASP

This resource includes hundreds of hours of video for professionals and students in criminal justice and public safety. Documentaries and interviews provide personal field experiences as well as insight into the function and controversies of the justice system. Included are training videos that demonstrate how to respond to potentially-dangerous situations. Featuring titles by In the Line of Duty, BBC, and A&E Television, Criminal Justice & Public Safety in Video provides an authoritative resource for both students and experts.

videos; social sciences more

Criminal Justice Collection; Gale/Cengage

Indexing/abstracting/full-text from over 700 journals focused on criminal justice topics.

criminal justice;
social sciences
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Criminal Justice Database; Proquest

Criminology and criminal justice - journal articles from 1981-present.

criminal justice;
social sciences
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Culinary Arts Collection; Gale/Cengage

The Culinary Arts collection includes major cooking and nutrition magazines, culinary journals and several Delmar Reference titles. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

culinary arts;
arts and humanities; social sciences
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Digital National Security Archive; Proquest

This digitized collection of declassified U.S. government documents from 1945 on, is divided into 40 curated collections. Full-text, primary sources.

social sciences more

Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800 - See America's Historical Imprints; NewsBank/Readex

Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800 contains virtually every book, pamphlet and broadside published in America over a 160-year period. Digitized from microform of Charles Evans’ renowned “American Bibliography” and Roger Bristol’s supplement, it contains more than 36,000 printed works and 2.3 million pages.

history; general subjects; arts and humanities; social sciences more

Early American Imprints, Series II, Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819
- See America's Historical Imprints; NewsBank/Readex

Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819 provides a comprehensive set of American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the early part of the 19th century. It is based on the noted “American Bibliography, 1801-1819” by Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker. It contains more than four million pages from over 36,000 items.

history; general subjects; arts and humanities; social sciences more

Early American Newspapers, Series I, 1690-1876 - See America's Historical Newspapers; NewsBank/Readex

Based on Clarence S. Brigham’s “History and Bibliography of American Newspapers, 1690-1820” and other authoritative bibliographies, this collection contains 340,000 fully searchable issues from over 730 historical American titles as cover-to-cover reproductions.

history; newspaper collection;
general subjects; arts and humanities; social sciences
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Early American Newspapers, Series II, 1758-1922 - See America's Historical Newspapers; NewsBank/Readex

Based primarily on the holdings of the American Antiquarian Society (AAS), which houses a vast collection of American newspapers through 1876, Series 2 also includes titles from the newspaper collections of the Library of Congress, Wisconsin Historical Society and more than 90 other institutions. It contains several hundred thousand fully searchable issues from more than 290 significant 18th- and 19th-century newspapers.

history; newspaper collection;
general subjects; arts and humanities; social sciences
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EconLit; Proquest

The premier database of the American Economic Association.

economics;
social sciences
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Education Database; Proquest

Abstracts and indexing of over 900 education journals, many in full-text.
education; social sciences  

Education Research Complete; EBSCO

Provides full-text access to more than 750 journals, 100 books, and conference papers on all aspects and levels of education since 1983 with monthly updates. Particularly useful for Education and Social Sciences. This database includes the database Education Abstracts.

education;
social sciences
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Educator's Reference Complete; Gale

Provides full-text access to more than 450 journals and reports on best practices and educational research since 1980 with daily updates. Particularly useful for Education and Social Sciences.

education; social sciences more

Eighteenth Century Collection Online (ECCO), Gale

A comprehensive digital edition of The Eighteenth Century microfilm set, which has aimed to include every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom, along with thousands of important works from the Americas, between 1701 and 1800. Consists of books, pamphlets, broadsides, ephemera. When completed, the full collection will thousands of titles and millions of pages of searchable material. Our collection includes ECCO I and ECCO II. Currently contains over 180,000 titles.

history; general subjects; arts and humanities; social sciences more

EmeraldInsight; Emerald

Full-text journal collection from Emerald. Includes backfiles of the Emerald journal collection.

business; social sciences more

Empire Online; AMD

Provides digitized primary source materials on colonialism and imperialism from 1492 to the present. Includes materials such as diaries, letters, exploration journals, government reports, images, missionary papers, travel writing, fictional books, periodicals, maps and posters. Full-text.

arts and humanities; social sciences more

Environmental Studies and Policy; Gale/Cengage

Provides full-text magazine and journal articles on environmental policy issues from varying scientific, government and business viewpoints. Coverage 1980 to present.

environment;
sciences; social sciences
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ERIC; EBSCO

Provides full-text access to articles published from ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) since 1966 with monthly updates. Particularly useful for Education and Social Sciences. ERIC EBSCO contains full-text ERIC documents (past 5 years) and Digests.

education;
social sciences
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ERIC, Proquest

Provides full-text access to articles published from ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) since 1966 with monthly updates. Particularly useful for Education and Social Sciences.

education;
social sciences
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ERIC

Provides full-text access to articles published from ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) since 1966 with monthly updates. Particularly useful for Education and Social Sciences.

education;
social sciences
more

Everyday Life and Women in America, c1800-1920; Adam Matthew Digital

A rich resource for the study of 19th and 20th century American social, cultural and popular history. The database provides digitized primary sources drawn from the collections of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture at Duke University, and the New York Public Library. Materials include rare books, periodicals, pamphlets and broadsides. Full-text.

history; arts and sciences; social sciences more

Films on Demand; Films Media Group

A collection of streaming films and video segments in the humanities & social sciences, business & economics, science & mathematics, health & medicine, technical education, family & consumer sciences, careers & job searching, and guidance & counseling. Closed captions and/or interactive transcripts are available for many, but not all, titles.

online films; general subjects; arts and humanities; health sciences; sciences; social sciences more

First World War: Personal Experiences; AMD

This database reveals the daily life of participants in WWI through primary sources such as diaries, letters, trench literature, sketches, photos, maps and sheet music. Interactive maps, a virtual trench walk- through and the ability to view objects in 360 degrees make this an exceptional resource.

history; social sciences more

GeoBase (Engineering Village); Elsevier

Provides abstracts of over 2,000 geoscience journals, as well as book chapters, conference proceedings and reports. Some works link to full-text. Subjects include: Earth sciences, ecology, geology, human and physical geography, environmental sciences, oceanography, geomechanics, alternative energy sources, pollution, waste management and nature conservation.

geography; geology; sciences; social sciences more

Global Issues In Context; Gale/Cengage

Provides a variety of source types on international issues including reference works, academic journal, magazine and newspaper articles, videos, audio files, statistics, and vetted websites. Full-text.

global news; arts and humanities; business; health sciences; sciences; social sciences more

Historical Abstracts; EBSCO

One of the main databases in the field of history, it includes scholarly journal articles, books, and dissertations on the history of the world (except the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History & Life) from 1450 to the present. Limited full-text. Journal articles date back to 1953, with some published earlier in the 20th century.


world history;
social sciences
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Historical Statistics of the United States, U.S.Census/Cambridge University Press

Provides U.S. Census data from Colonial times to 1999. Full-text.

history; social sciences more

Hospitality and Tourism Complete; EBSCO

Provides the full-text of articles of scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism.

travel and tourism; hospitality industry; business; social sciences more

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure; Gale/Cengage

Scholarly and industry coverage of the hospitality industry.

travel and tourism; hospitality industry; business; social sciences more

India, Raj and Empire; AMD

Provides digitized manuscript collections on South Asia from the founding of the East India Company in 1615 to the independence of India and Pakistan in 1947. Sources are drawn from the collections of the National Library of Scotland. Full-text.

arts and humanities; social sciences more

International Encyclopedia of Human Geography; Elsevier

Online, full text version of The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography (2009). It provides an authoritative and comprehensive source of information on the discipline of human geography and its constituent, and related, subject areas. The encyclopedia includes over 1,000 detailed entries on philosophy and theory, key concepts, methods and practices, biographies of notable geographers, and geographical thought and praxis in different parts of the world.

geography; reference tools; social sciences more

JSTOR: Arts and Sciences Collections I-IX

Provides full-text access to back issues of selected scholarly books and journals across all academic disciplines. Particularly useful for Humanities and Social Sciences. Journals have a 3-5 year embargo on current issues. SSU subscribes to nine collections: Arts and Sciences I-IX.

journal collection; arts and humanities; business; sciences; social sciences more

Kids Infobits; Gale/Cengage

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

elementary level database;
general subjects; social sciences
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LexisNexis

Fulltext database of thousands of magazine and newspaper articles, news wires, legal, and government sources. Dates of coverage and updates vary from title to title. Includes company and country profiles.

general subjects; health sciences; law; medicine; political science; social sciences more

LGBT Studies; ASP

This resource includes: LGBT Thought and Culture and LGBT Studies in Video.

LGBT Thought and Culture is an online resource hosting the key works and archival documentation of LGBT political and social movements from the late 19th century into the present day. The collection contains 150,000 pages of rare archival content, including seminal texts, letters, periodicals, speeches, interviews, and ephemera. \

The streaming video collection features award-winning documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history and lives as well as the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community.

videos; arts and humanities; social sciences  

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA); EBSCO

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 600 core journals and more than 120 selective and priority journals. Coverage in this free research database extends as far back as 1960.

library science;
social sciences
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Library Literature and Information Science; EBSCO

Library Literature & Information Science Index provides coverage of over 400 journals dating back to 1980.


library science;
social sciences
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Library Science Database; Proquest

Library science, online retrieval, archives, information technology - journal articles
library science;
social sciences
 

MAS Ultra - School Edition; EBSCO

Provides full-text access to over 500 popular general interest and current events periodicals since 1975 with daily updates. Particularly useful for high school students.

high school level database;
general subjects; social sciences
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Mass Observation Online; AMD

Provides the extensive digitized version of the Mass Observation Archive. Mass Observation was a British social science organization that studied the everyday lives of people in Britain from the 1930's through the mid-century.

social sciences more

Medieval Family Life;AMD

Provides digitized images of the five major existing Medieval English family letter collections. Includes images of the original letters and fully searchable transcriptions of the printed letters where available. Also includes a chronology, family trees, and an interactive map. Full-text.

arts and humanities; social sciences more

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print; EBSCO

Includes descriptive information on commercially published tests and instruments, as well as edited reviews. This resource serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language.

social sciences more

Middle Search Plus; EBSCO

Provides full-text access to a collection of magazines, reference books, pamphlets, book reviews, and encyclopedias since 1984 with weekly updates. Particularly useful for middle school students.

middle school level database;
general subjects; social sciences
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Military & Government Collection; EBSCO

Comprised of full text magazine and newspaper articles on national/international policy and politics, public administration, political science, international relationships, national and global security, law enforcement, and the military branches.

criminal justice; military science; social sciences more

Military Database; Proquest

A full-text database supported by a specialized A&I file. Covers comprehensive scholarly output, managed by an expert editorial team overseeing content selection and indexing supported by a controlled vocabulary.

military science; social sciences  

NBER - National Bureau of Economic Research, Working Papers

NBER Researchers report their findings on a variety of economic subjects.The Working Papers are indexed back to 1992, and full text from 1994.

business; economics; social sciences more

New York Times, Historical, 1851-2009; Proquest

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1851 - 2013.

news; history; general subjects more

Nineteenth Century Collections Online Archive; Gale/Cengage

Provides digitized nineteenth century primary sources organized by the following thematic collections: Asia and the West; British Politics and Society; Europe and Africa; European Literature; Science, Technology and Medicine; British Theatre, Music and Literature; Photography; and Women. Full-text.

history; general subjects; arts and humanities; social sciences more

NoveList Plus; EBSCO

NoveList Plus is an online readers’ advisory resource with over 200,000 fiction and readable nonfiction and audiobook titles, for children, teens and adults.

arts and humanities; social sciences; reference tools more

Opposing Viewpoints in Context; Gale/Cengage

Opposing Viewpoints In Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to marijuana. This cross-curricular research tool supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Its informed, differing views present each side of an issue and help students develop information literacy, critical thinking skills, and the confidence to draw their own valid conclusions.

arts and humanities; general subjects; reference tools; social sciences more

Oxford African American Studies Center; OUP

The Oxford African American Studies Center combines the authority of carefully edited reference works with sophisticated technology to create the most comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.The Oxford African American Studies Center provides students, scholars and librarians with more than 10,000 articles by top scholars in the field. Limited to 5 simultaneous users.

reference tool; social sciences; arts and humanities more

Oxford Bibliographies; OUP

Bibliographies providing a pathway to the most accurate and reliable resources for a variety of academic topics. Every article serves as an authoritative guide to the current scholarship, written and reviewed by academic experts, with original commentary and annotations. Collection contains: Atlantic History, Childhood Studies, Cinema and Media Studies, Ecology, Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Psychology, Renaissance and Reformation, and Social Work.

arts and humanities; reference tools; social sciences more

Oxford Handbooks Online; OUP

This resource covers two recently published (2017) criminal justice handbooks.

criminal justice; social sciences  

Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace; OUP

Online version of the Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace.

philosophy; arts and humanities; social sciences more

Oxford Journals Online; OUP

An online collection of over 200 online journals published by Oxford University Press. Includes Oxford Journal Archive for the humanities and social sciences.

e-journals; arts and humanities; health sciences; sciences; social sciences more

Oxford Scholarship Online; Oxford University Press

Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) is an online library offering access to thousands of academic works from the celebrated scholary list of Oxford University Press. OSO covers subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.

arts and sciences; business; general subjects; health sciences; social sciences; sciences more

OxResearch (Business Market Research); Proquest

This database provides succinct analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance. It evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social and economic framework. Additionally, it contains objective, multi-disciplinary articles compiled by an extensive international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities around the world, as well as think-tanks and institutes of international standing.

economics; political science; social sciences more

PAIS Index; Proquest

Provides scholarly journal articles, government and organization reports, books, conference proceedings and websites related to public affairs. Full-text. Coverage from 1977 to present.

political science;
social sciences
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Passport (GMID); Euromonitor

Euromonitor's invaluable guide to world wide consumer data.

companies; industries; markets; countries;
business; economics; social sciences; statistics
more

PILOTS Database; Proquest

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, this database covers the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events without any limitations to coverage and inclusion.

post-traumatic stress disorder; health sciences; social sciences more

Political Science Database; Proquest

International relations and political science - journal articles.

political science; social sciences  

Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975; AMD

Provides digitized primary sources on social and cultural themes of the mid-20th century such as youth culture, changing lifestyles, the space race, the Vietnam War, student protests, nuclear disarmament. Full-text.

arts and humanities; social sciences more

Primary Search; EBSCO

Provides full-text access to over 65 children’s magazine and over 300 pamphlets. Particulary useful for elementary school students.

elementary level database;
general subjects; social sciences
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Professional Development Collection; EBSCO

Provides current full-text access to over 240 journals for professional educators. Particularly useful for Education and Social Sciences.

education; social sciences more

ProjectMUSE; JHUP

Provides full-text access to current issues of over 300 journals in the humanities, arts and social sciences. Consult the Journals in Project MUSE list, because coverage varies for each title. https://muse.jhu.edu/about/muse_journals_list.html

journal collection; arts and humanities; sciences; social sciences more

Proquest Central; Proquest

Access many Proquest databases through PQ Central.

arts and sciences; business; general subjects; health sciences; sciences; social sciences more

PsycArticles; APA/EBSCO

Provides access to psychology journals published by the American Psychological Association & allied organizations. Coverage 1894 to present.

psychology; social sciences; health sciences more

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection; EBSCO

Provides access to psychology journals on such topics as emotional & behavioral characterisitics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, and more. Coverage 1965 to present.

psychology;
health sciences; social sciences
more

Psychology Database; Proquest

Provides access to psychology journals relating to theory and practice in numerous areas of study in the field. Coverage 1971 to present.

psychology; health sciences; social sciences  

Psychotherapy.net

Streaming videos for teaching and training on the topics of psychotherapy, psychology, and addictions.


videos; social sciences more

PsycINFO; APA/EBSCO

Provides access to journal articles and other materials in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related fields. Coverage 1800s to present.

psychology; health sciences; social sciences more

PsycTESTS; EBSCO

Provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration.

psychology; education; tests; health sciences; social sciences more

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

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

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

Social Science Database; Proquest

Social science journal articles.

social sciences  

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

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
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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
more

Teacher Reference Center; EBSCO

Provides full-text access to over 270 popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators. Particularly useful for Education and Social Sciences.

education; social sciences more

Times Digital Archive - 1785-2006; Gale/Cengage

The Times of London has covered all major international events from the French Revolution to the War in Iraq. The Times Digital Archive, 1785–2006 makes 221 years of this highly regarded resource available for students and researchers of 19th-, 20th-, and early 21st-century history, literature, culture, business, art and architecture, and more. Every complete page of every issue is full-text searchable — every headline, article, editorial, announcement, image and advertisement.

history; newspaper collection;
general subjects
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Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive; Gale/Cengage

The full text online of the Times Literary Supplement, from its founding in 1902 to 2012. Regarded for over a century as a major English-language literary publication, the TLS is also an excellent source for reviews of books, theatrical and musical performances, and art exhibitions.

history; newspaper collection;
general subjects
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U.S. History in Context; Gale/Cengage

Aligned to state and national curriculum standards, U.S. History In Context provides a complete overview of our nation’s past that covers the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people. Comprehensive, contextual, media-rich information is provided on topics ranging from the arrival of Vikings in North America, to the stirrings of the revolution, through to the Civil Rights movement, 9/11, and the War on Terror. An always-intuitive experience supports the development of critical thinking and information literacy skills.

history; social sciences more

Vault: Rankings and Reviews of Companies, Interships, Schools; Vault

Vault.com provides in-depth intelligence on what it’s really like to work within an industry, company, or profession—and how to position yourself to launch and build the career you want.

all subjects more

Vocations & Careers Collection; Gale/Cengage

Provides full-text access to over 400 journals from general career guides and highly specialized industry journals since 1980. Particularly useful for Education and Social Sciences.

education; social sciences more

The Wall Street Journal, Historical, 1889-1995; Proquest

Full-text of the Wall Street Journal from 1889-1995.

business news; history more

Web of Science; Thomson

This includes:

BIOSIS Citation Index, 1926-present
Current Contents Connect, 1998-present
Data Citation Index, 1900-present
Derwert Innovations Index, 1963-present
SciELO Citation Index, 1997-present
Web of Science Core Collection:
Science Citation Index Expanded (1988-present)
Social Sciences Citation Index (1988-present)
Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1988-present)
Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Science (1990-present)
Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Social Science & Humanities (1990-present)
Book Citation Index– Science (2005-present)
Book Citation Index– Social Sciences & Humanities (2005-present)
Current Chemical Reactions (1985-present)
(Includes Institut National de la Propriete Industrielle structure data back to 1840)
Index Chemicus (1993-present)
EndNote Web
Zoological Record, 1864-present

Web of Science (previously known as Web of Knowledge) provides access to multiple databases that reference cross-disciplinary research.

arts and humanities; social sciences; sciences more

Westlaw; West/Thomson

This legal research database provides full-text access to state and federal statutes, case law materials, public records, and other legal resources, along with current news articles and business information.

law more

Wiley Online Library; Wiley

Wiley Online Library provide access to over 6 million articles from over 1500 journals, over 19,000 online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.

business; sciences; social sciences; health sciences;
journal collection
more

World History in Context; Gale/Cengage

Aligned to state and national curriculum standards, World History In Context provides an overview of world history that covers the most-studied events, periods, cultures, civilizations, religions, conflicts, wars, ideologies, cultural movements, and people.

history; social sciences more

World History in Video; ASP

Provides streaming video of newsreels, documentaries, and archival and public affairs footage, related to world history.

history; video; social sciences more