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Drugs in History

Fall 2011

Listed in: Subject-First Year Seminar, as FYSE-122; Francis G. Couvares (Section 01)

Questions about research in this course? Contact Missy Roser.

  • Databases
  • Reference
  • Full Text

Databases: Find articles, book chapters, e-books

Academic Search Premier (date coverage varies)
Full-text articles from over 3,600 journals in the social sciences, arts and humanities, and sciences.

America: History & Life (1964 to present)
Covers the world's scholarly literature on the history and culture of the United States and Canada.

Political Science Abstracts (1975 to present)
Covers international journals in political science and its complementary fields.

Political Science Journals (ProQuest) (1985 to present)
Full-text articles from leading political science and international relations journals.

PsycInfo (1887 to present)
Covers the academic literature in psychology and related disciplines including psychiatry, sociology, education, and other areas.

Social Science Journals (ProQuest)
Covers academic literature for disciplines ranging from anthropology, sociology, and political science to communication, education, criminology, demography, economics and more.

Social Services Abstracts (1979 to present)
Indexes research on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development.

Sociological Abstracts (1952 to present)
Covers the international literature in sociology and related disciplines.

Sociology Journals (ProQuest) (1985 to present)
Covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction and more.

TOXLINE
Index to articles on the biochemical, pharmacological, and physiological effects of drugs and other chemicals.

ProQuest Search Platform (beta)
Search all 51 ProQuest databases across a range of subjects.

Discovery Search (beta)
Simultaneously search research databases plus the Five Colleges Libraries Catalog to find full-text articles, books and more.

Reference

Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Standard general encyclopedia.

International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
Scholarly surveys of all aspects of social sciences.

Oxford Reference Online

Historical Statistics of the United States
Standard source for quantitative information about the U.S., updated and includes 37,000 data series.

Full Text Collections

America's Historical Newspapers (1690-1980)
Searchable archive of American newspapers including Early American Newspapers (1690-1922) and Hispanic American Newspapers (1808-1980).

HeinOnline
Full-text legal materials back to volume 1, historic English law and more. (Alumni access)

Historical Newspapers (ProQuest)
Combined search of the historic Boston Globe, Chicago Defender, Chinese Newspaper Collection, Los Angeles Times, New York Amsterdam News, New York Times, Times of India, and Washington Post.

LEXIS-NEXIS Academic Universe (date coverage varies)
Full-text federal and state laws, international legal materials, and law reviews. Also newspapers and business information.