General Scholarly Research

The following databases offer support for more general scholarly research in the social sciences and humanities. For specific individual journals related to this subject, try searching the Library's list of full-text journals.

Academic Search Premier
Multi-disciplinary database providing full text for nearly 4,650 scholarly journals, including 3,600 peer-reviewed titles. Subject coverage includes (but is not limited to) psychology, sociology, medical sciences, ethnic studies, art and literature.

Article First
OCLC's index of articles from the contents pages of over 16,000 journals, from 1990 to present. Topics include business, humanities, social sciences, medicine, technology and popular culture. Some full-text is available.

Clase and Periódica
Index of documents published in Latin American journals specializing in social sciences, humanities, science, and technology. Offers access to more than 400,000 bibliographic citations in Spanish, Portuguese, French and English, from 2,600 publications edited in 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, or focusing on Pan- American issues.

Credo Reference
Multi-disciplinary, full text reference site. Coverage includes general dictionaries and encyclopedias, as well as subject-specific resources for art, geography, history, law, literature, medicine, music, religion, science, and the social sciences.

Dissertations & Theses: The Sciences and Engineering Collection
Full text access to over 2 million master's theses and dissertations in a wide variety of disciplines. Over 60,000 titles added every year.

LexisNexis Academic
Provides access to over 6,000 news, business, and legal sources. News coverage includes national and regional newspapers, wire services, blogs, and TV/radio broadcast transcripts. Business coverage includes detailed company profiles and financial performance measures. Legal coverage includes citations for federal and states court cases back to 1789.

Papers First
Index of papers originally delivered at congresses, symposiums, conferences, expositions, workshops, and meetings. 1993 to present.

Proceedings First
Index of proceedings from congresses, symposiums, conferences, expositions, workshops and meetings, both domestic and international. Records include lists of the papers presented at each conference.

SAGE Journals Online
Full-text access to over 400 SAGE journals in the areas of business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology, and medicine.

SocINDEX with Full Text
Full-text access to over 700 journals in sociology and its sub-disciplines. Subjects covered include criminology & criminal justice, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, political sociology, religion, social development, social psychology, social structure, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, substance abuse & other addictions, and violence. Also includes full-text access to nearly 800 books and over 9,000 conference papers.

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