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Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA) (ProQuest)
 
Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts is an indexing and abstracting tool covering health, social services, economics, politics, race relations and education.



Archives Unbound (Infotrac)
 
Historical documents:  History, political science (including major U.S. wars from the Civil War to the Vietnam War), international affairs, business & economics.



Bibliography of Asian Studies (Bibliography of Asian Studies)
 
Economics, politics and government, sociology, history, and religion of East, Southeast, and South Asia citations.



Credo Reference (Credo Reference)
 
Credo Reference is a source that reference librarians and others use that compiles essential, factual information from specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries and other reference sources.  Credo Reference is written for the interested researcher, not the specialist. It's a great place to start your research.



Criminal Justice Abstracts (EBSCO)
 
Criminology, criminal law, corrections & prisons, policing, substance abuse



ebrary (electronic books)
 

Multidisciplinary.




Educator's Reference Desk (Information Institute of Syracuse)
Educator's Reference Desk contains 2,000+ lesson plans, 3,000+ links to online education information, and 200+ responses to popular questions on the practice, theory, and research of education



ERIC - Education Resources Information Center (U.S. Department of Education. )
ERIC is a database of education-related materials including: journal articles (mostly peer-reviewed), books, research syntheses, conference papers, technical reports, policy papers. If available, links to full text are included.



FindArticles.com (FindArticles.com)
From BNET.com.  Free and fee-based archive of full-text articles. Subject areas in include business, health, society, news, technology and more. Constantly updated, it contains articles dating back to 1998 from more than 350 magazines and journals.



Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports 1941-1996 (NewsBank)
 
Translated text of radio and television broadcasts, newspapers and periodicals, government statements, books, and other sources of unrestricted information such as databases and gray literature from non-English sources around the world.
For current reports see the Open Source Center.



Index Islamicus (ProQuest)
 
Index Islamicus indexes literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world including main Muslim areas of Asia and Africa, plus Muslim minorities elsewhere. It is produced by the Islamic Bibliography Unit at Cambridge University Library to transmit knowledge about Islamic and Middle East studies. Records included in the database cover almost a century of publications, with some going back to 1906. Over 2,000 journals are monitored for inclusion in the database, together with conference proceedings, monographs, multi-authored works and book reviews. Journals and books are indexed down to the article and chapter level.



JSTOR ( )
 
Scholarly articles in humanities and social sciences. (Doesn't include last 2-5 years)



MagPortal.com (MagPortal.com)
This current awareness resource indexes some 120 periodicals, in twelve categories, including Business; Computers; Education; Entertainment; Family; Finance; Health; Internet; Pets; Science; Society, Politics; and Sports.



National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) (U.S. Department of Justice)
The NCJRS Abstracts Database is one of the largest criminal and juvenile justice libraries and databases in the world. The collection, with holdings from the early 1970s to the present, contains more than 180,000 publications, reports, articles, and audiovisual products from the United States and around the world. These resources include statistics, research findings, program descriptions, congressional hearing transcripts, and training materials. The NCJRS sponsoring agencies publish hundreds of reports and other information products each year. Most of the titles are available online through the NCJRS Web site.



National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts Database (United States Department of Justice)
The NCJRS Abstracts Database is one of the largest criminal and juvenile justice libraries and databases in the world. The collection, with holdings from the early 1970s to the present, contains more than 180,000 publications, reports, articles, and audiovisual products from the United States and around the world. These resources include statistics, research findings, program descriptions, congressional hearing transcripts, and training materials. Most of the titles are available online through the NCJRS Web site.



National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Publications (U.S. Department of Justice)
This Search provides links to Publications and Products of the NCJRS.



OECD iLibrary (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development)
 

OECD books, papers, statistics, data sets and analysis




Open Source Center (United States Government )
 
Formerly FBIS (Foreign Broadcast Information Service) Open Source Center offers an extensive, in-depth collection of translations and transcriptions of open source information monitored worldwide on such diverse topics as military affairs, politics, the environment, societal issues, economics, and science and technology. The information is obtained monitoring radio, television, press, periodicals, books and other sources of unrestricted information such as databases and gray literature.
For older reports see Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports.  Currently available: 1953-1996 of total years, 1941-1996



Oxford English Dictionary (Oxford University Press)
 

Complete text of the OED's twenty-volume Second Edition and three-volume Additions Series.




Palgrave Connect (Palgrave MacMillan)
 
Business, management & economics; criminology; history; international & area studies; political science; psychology.



Project Muse (Project Muse)
 
Full-text access to over 100 university press journals in the humanities, social sciences and mathematics. Coverage for most journals begins in 1995.



ProQuest (ProQuest)
 
Multidisciplinary. Select the databases you want to search and then click on Use selected databases.



ProQuest Historical Newspapers (ProQuest)
 
Provides full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue of the following newspapers:
Annual Reports (1844-Current)
Christian Science Monitor (1908-1997)
Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005)
Los Angeles Times (1881-1987)
New York Times (1851-2007)
San Francisco Chronicle (1865-1922)
Wall Street Journal (1889-1993)
Washington Post (1877-1994)



PsycINFO (ProQuest)
 
Psychology and related disciplines



SAGE Journals (SAGE)
 
This collection includes the full text of peer-reviewed journals published by SAGE and participating societies.
You can also search by collection:
Criminology: A SAGE Full-Text Collection
Management & Organization Studies: A SAGE Full-Text Collection
Political Science: A SAGE Full-Text Collection



Social Sciences Citation Index (Web of Science)
 
Social Science



SocINDEX with Full Text (EBSCO)
 
Sociology, criminology & criminal justice, demography, economic development, ethnic and racial studies, social psychology



SpringerLink (Springer)
 

Multidisciplinary.




WorldCat (OCLC)
 
Simultaneously search the catalogs of libraries worldwide. Sign up for an account so you can borrow items from other libraries.

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