Sociology Databases

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Sociology Databases

Sociological Abstracts ProQuest 1952-
Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. An excellent resource for any sociology related topic.

Sage Online Journals Sage  years vary
A full-text, multidisciplinary database covering more than 520 journals in business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology and medicine.

Social Sciences Citation Index ISI Web of Knowledge 1900-
Includes current and retrospective bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references found the world's leading scholarly social sciences journals covering more than 50 disciplines.

Scopus Elsevier 1966-
Scopus is an abstracts database covering the following fields: chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, engineering, life and health sciences, social sciences, psychology, economics, and environmental sciences. Provides access to over 26 million abstracts (going back to 1966) and 10 years of reference backfiles.

Social Services Abstracts ProQuest  1979-
Covers of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development.

Annual Reviews  1996-
Annual Reviews provides researchers, professors, and scientific professionals with a definitive academic resource in 29 scientific disciplines.

ICPSR Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research years vary
ICPSR maintains a digital, data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, demographics and other social related fields.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text EBSCOhost 1985-
SPORTDiscus searches peer-reviewed journals and popular publications in the areas of sport, recreation, sports medicine, coaching, physical fitness, history and sociology of sport, and training.

Streaming Video Collections

Films on Demand Films Media Group  years vary
Contains thousands of streaming documentaries in the humanities, social sciences and sciences. For criminal justice, it contains films in the areas of criminal investigation, criminal justice system and sociology.

Media Education Foundation  years vary
Search or browse over a hundred different streaming videos in the humanities, social sciences, and other disciplines  produced by the Media Education Foundation.

VAST: Academic Video Online Alexander Street Press years vary
Search for thousands of streaming video titles in a wide range of disciplines in the arts/humanitites, social sciences, and sciences.

Area Studies

Asia Studies  years vary
This databases bring together full-text reports on modern Asia and the Pacific covering a multitude of business, government, economic, and social issues.

Ethnic NewsWatch ProQuest  1990-
Features newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press.

Criminology

ProQuest Criminal Justice ProQuest 1981-
A comprehensive database of U.S. and international criminal justice journals. Great for searching in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law and industrial security.

NCJRS Abstracts Database National Criminal Justice Reference Service years vary
A free database containing summaries of the more than 195,000 criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse resources housed in the NCJRS Library collection.

Social Psychology

HAPI (Health and Psychosocial Instruments) Ebscohost 1985-
Provides information on measurement instruments (i.e., questionnaires, coding schemes, rating scales, vignettes) in the health fields and psychosocial sciences. HAPI helps scholars identify instruments for research, grants, client/patient assessment, and program evaluation.

PsycINFO EBSCOhost  1872-
PsycINFO covers the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines, including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, and other areas. Communication topics such as interpersonal communication, family communication, male-female communication and nonverbal communication, can be searched in this database. The database includes information from empirical studies, case studies, surveys, bibliographies, literature reviews, discussion articles, conference reports and dissertations.

Selected General Databases

Academic OneFile Gale/InfoTrac 1980-
Contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources in the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.

Academic Search Premier EBSCOhost years vary
Provides full text for more than 3,430 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. This database is updated on a daily basis.

CQ Researcher CQ Press  1923-
Explores controversial issues in the news with objectivity and balance. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. Each report contains charts, graphs and sidebar articles -- plus a pro-con feature, a chronology, lengthy bibliographies and a list of contacts.

JSTOR  years vary
Full-text of core journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Coverage includes the entirety of each journal with the exception of the current five years.

OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson) EBSCOhost 1982-
This general database includes articles that cover a wide range of topics in education, general science, humanities, and the social sciences. Formerly known as WilsonWeb, OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition contains the full text of articles from over 2,500 publications and abstracts from nearly 3,600 publications.