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Drugs in History

Fall 2010

Listed in: Subject-First Year Seminar, as FYSE-05; Francis G. Couvares (Section 01)

Questions about research in this course? Contact Missy Roser.

  • Databases
  • Reference
  • Full Text
  • Citing Sources

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.

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

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.

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

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

Full Text Collections

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

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

Citing Sources

Make sure you keep track of all the sources you might use as you find them—many databases have a How to Cite This feature for articles, and we have access to the full Chicago Manual of Style online. Duke University Libraries have also put together a nice guide for how to cite by the type of source.