Social Sciences

Hispanic American Periodicals Index - HAPI

(UCLA Latin American Center) - The Hispanic American Periodicals Index includes articles on subjects relating to Hispanics in the United States and Latin American subjects. Coverage begins in 1970. Also consider using the Handbook of Latin American Studies from the Library of Congress.

InfoTrac Searchbank databases

(Gale/InfoTRAC) - Health, business, reference, academic and general interest indexes and FULL-TEXT articles.

JSTOR

A full-text online collection of core scholarly journals from their first issues (some date back to the 1800's) to between two and five years prior to the present. Subject coverage includes arts & sciences, education, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, anthropology, Asian studies, economics, population studies, sociology and botany and ecology. The journals can be browsed by journal issue or searchedby keywords, topics, titles, authors and dates. The journals included in JSTOR are also listed in and linked from the Journals, Magazines & Newspapers in Our Library.

Mental Measurements Yearbook

(EBSCO) - From the Buros Institute, contains descriptive information and critical reviews of new and revised tests from all of the the Buros Institute's Yearbooks (1935-present). The database covers more than 2,200 commercially-available tests in categories such as personality, developmental, behavioral assessment, neuropsychological, achievement, intelligence and aptitude, educational, speech & hearing, and sensory motor. Each entry includes test name and classification; author(s); publisher, publication date; price; time requirements; score descriptions; levels; and intended populations. (Updated every six months)

National Criminal Justice Reference Service

(NCJRS) - “is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.” This “free” web-based database offers access to many full-text publications as well as citations and abstracts to additional journal articles and reports. Remember to check the library's holdings if NCJRS only provides a citation and abstract. Use the library's Interlibrary Loan service to obtain articles and reports not owned by the library.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context

(GALE) - contextual information and opinions on hundreds of current social issues. Features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a portal environment.

OxResearch

(ProQuest) - "Provides succinct analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance. Evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social, and economic framework. Contains objective, multi-disciplinary articles compiled by an extensive international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities around the world, as well as think-tanks and institutes of international standing".

Philosopher's Index

(EBSCO) - is a current and comprehensive bibliographic database covering scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy. The Index features author-written abstracts covering scholarly research published in journals and books, including contributions to anthologies and book reviews. Philosopher's Index contains research published since 1940 including nearly 570 journals from 43 countries with content representing a variety of languages.

Political Science Complete

(EBSCO) - Coverage includes subjects such as comparative politics,law and legislation, humanitarian issues, international relations, political theory and non-governmental organizations.

POPLINE

(K4Health) POPLINE is a "comprehensive collection of population, family planning and related reproductive health and development literature. An international resource, POPLINE helps program managers, policy makers, and service providers in low- and middle-income countries and in development-supportive agencies and organizations gain access to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished documents".

Project MUSE

A full-text collection of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals in the humanities and social sciences. UMass Dartmouth subscribes to the standard collection, which grants our students and faculty access to most, but not all, Project Muse titles. You can limit your search to the standard collection titles by selecting the check box for "Only content I have full access to," which is located under "Additional Search Options."

ProQuest Central

(ProQuest) - A multidisciplinary database that covers a broad range of subject areas such as: business and economics; medical and health; news and world affairs; science; education; technology; humanities; social sciences; psychology; literature; law; and, women's studies. Content includes over 19,000 periodical titles as well as thousands of dissertations, newspapers, working papers, case studies, market and industry reports, and videos.

ProQuest Military Collection

(ProQuest) - "A comprehensive collection of material on military subjects such as defense, aeronautics and space flight, civil engineering, political science, and more".

ProQuest Psychology Journals

(ProQuest) - "Complete full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications, this database meets the needs of both students and mental-health professionals".

ProQuest Religion

(ProQuest) - "A comprehensive collection of journals covering religious issues and perspectives, including religious news and information, commentary on topics of general interest from the perspective of a particular religion, and formal theological studies".

ProQuest Research Library

(ProQuest) - "Covers a broad range of subjects including arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests".

Proquest Social Science Journals

(ProQuest) - "Full text and images for the leading periodicals in science and technology. Subject coverage includes computers, engineering, physics, telecommunications, and transportation".

PsycINFO

(EBSCO) - PsycINFO contains more than one million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports in the field of psychology. Journal coverage spans 1887 to present, including international material selected from more than 1,700 periodicals in over 35 languages. More than 60,000 records are added each year. Also includes information about the psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law. Incorporates searchable full text articles from 43 journals published by the American Psychological Association and 8 from allied organizations. Contains from each of the 51 journals: journal articles, letters to the editor and errata. PsycArticles

SocINDEX

(EBSCO) - offers coverage of all subdisciplines of sociology, including anthropology, criminal justice, political science, social work and social psychology. The database includes full text for more than 300 journals, 545 books and monographs, and 6,711 conference papers.

U.S. History In Context

(GALE) - contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. Merges reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a portal environment.

USA.gov

A centralized place to find information from U.S. local, state and federal government agency websites.

Women's Studies International

(EBSCO) - covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Coverage includes more than 586,600 records and spans from 1972 and earlier to present. This database supports curriculum development in the areas of sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education. Over 2,000 periodical sources are represented.

World History In Context

(GALE) - contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. Merges reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a portal environment.

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

(ProQuest) - "The database provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration / policy". (Buildson the merged backfiles of Political Science Abstracts 1975-2000, and ABC POL SCI 1984-2000)

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