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University Libraries - Article Databases

Sociology

Top Databases

  • Sociological Abstracts

    Abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social, behavioral and policy sciences.

  • Social Sciences Full Text

    Full-text articles from over 300 English-language journals and indexing for nearly 750 journals in the social sciences.

  • Web of Science

    Indexes thousands of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Also has cited reference searching and ways to refine and analyze your search results. Includes three indexes: Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975 to present), Social Sciences Citation Index (1956 to present), Science Citation Index Expanded (1899 to present). 

Additional Databases (alphabetical)

  • Academic Search Complete

    Covers all subject areas.  Has a mix of magazines and journals, including many that are peer-reviewed.

  • Annual Reviews

    Provides full-text access to critical review articles that synthesize the primary contributions in the areas of biomedical, physical, and social sciences.

  • AnthroSource

    Provides current issues of American Anthropological Association’s journals and bulletins as well as archived issues of all the AAA’s journals, newsletters and bulletins.

  • Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts

    Abstracts in the fields of health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education.

  • Dissertations and Theses

    Contains citations,abstracts and possibly full text for over 2 million dissertations and theses. The database accepts over 90 percent of doctoral dissertations in North America.

  • JSTOR

    Full-text of back issues of more than 100 scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Issues are entered on-line after having been published for 2-5 years.

  • Latinamerican Press

    Freely available Latinamerican Press provides independent and reliable information and analysis about Latin America and the Caribbean with an emphasis on the problems and situations that affect the human rights of vulnerable and marginalized sectors of the population.

  • PAIS - Public Affairs Information Service International

    Index to political, economic, and social issues in international journals, books, government publications, and reports.

  • Population Index

    Abstracts of books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on population topics.  Database covers 1986-2000.  We have in print beginning with 1935.

  • Project Muse

    Provides full-text access to a selection of prestigious humanities and social sciences journals.

  • PsycINFO

    Premier database for psychology and related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, education, social work, law, criminology, social science, and organizational behavior.

  • Social Work Abstracts

    Offers extensive coverage of more than 450 social work and human services journals.

  • Statistical Insight

    Our subscription includes US Federal statistical publications  (indexing coverage from 1973, full text from 2004 - ) and international statistical publications from the UN, EU, OECD, etc. (coverage begins in 1983 - ).