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.
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.
Index to articles on the biochemical, pharmacological, and physiological effects of drugs and other chemicals.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (1975 to present)
Covers international journals in political science and its complementary fields.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Standard general encyclopedia.
International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
Scholarly surveys of all aspects of social sciences.
LEXIS-NEXIS Academic Universe (date coverage varies)
Full-text federal and state laws, international legal materials, and law reviews. Also newspapers and business information.
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