PRIMARY DATABASES: Social Sciences

FRANCIS (International Humanities and Social Science)    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1984 - present

FRANCIS covers a wide range of multilingual, multidisciplinary information in the humanities (63%), social sciences (33%), and economics (4%). FRANCIS is strong in religion, the history of art, and literature, with particular emphasis on current trends in European and world literature. Updated monthly.


Peace Research Abstracts    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

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Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: varies

Provides selected full text articles from nearly 600 journals covering topics such as psychology, emotional and behavioral characteristics, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text journal included is indexed in PsycINFO but differences in search functionality can make the Psychology & Behavioral Sciences database an important complement to PsycINFO for research in psychology and related disciplines. Updated daily.


PsycINFO    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1600s - present

PsycINFO provides international coverage for the scholarly literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health, including journal articles, dissertations, reports, English-language book chapters and books, and other documents. The database offers material of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as education, business, sports, sociology, medicine, law, and social work. Produced by the American Psychological Association. Updated weekly.


Race Relations Abstracts    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

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Social Sciences Citation Index (ISI)    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1980 - present

Social Sciences Citation Index, published by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), is a multidisciplinary database covering the journal literature of the social sciences. It provides access to over 1,700 of the world’s leading scholarly social sciences journals, spanning more than 50 disciplines. Because the record for each article includes the article’s bibliography, or cited reference list, you can also search the database for articles that cite a known author or work. The search interface at this web site also provides access to Science Citation Index and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Updated weekly.


SocINDEX    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1895-present

SocINDEX is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The database features more than 1,600,000 records with subject headings from a 15,600 term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 253 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers.


SUPPORTING DATABASES: Social Sciences

America: History and Life    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1964 - present

America: History and Life is a complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Published since 1964, the database comprises almost 400,000 bibliographic entries, providing an incomparable research tool for students and researchers of US and Canadian history. This extensive database covers over 2,000 journals published worldwide. Updated quarterly.


Clase & Periodica    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1975-present (Clase), 1978-present (Periodica)

Clase and Periodica is an index of articles, essays, book reviews, monographs, conference proceedings, technical reports, interviews and brief notes published in journals edited in 24 different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as from publications that focus on Pan-American issues. CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in the social sciences and humanities. PERIÓDICA covers journals specializing in science and technology. Together, they offer access to citations from documents published in 2,600 scholarly journals published in the Spanish, Portuguese, French and English languages. Updated quarterly.


ComAbstracts    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Provides abstracts of journal articles in the fields of rhetoric, communication, journalism, and speech. Currently indexes approximately 45 journal titles and contains over 10,000 articles.


CQ Weekly    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1983 - present

Offering complete and accurate coverage of Congress, CQ Weekly uses a news team of more than 100 reporters, editors and researchers to deliver nonpartisan news and analysis. It provides in-depth reports on forthcoming issues, plus a complete wrap-up of the previous week's news, including the status of bills in play, behind-the-scenes maneuvering, committee and floor activity, debates and all roll-call votes.


EconLit    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1969 - present

Produced by the American Economic Association and drawing from more than 620 sources, EconLit provides access to journals, books, dissertations and working papers in the field of economics. Included is content from the Journal of Economic Literature and Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics from Cambridge University Press.


Educational Films and Documentaries 

Educational Films and Documentaries contains full-length educational films and documentaries covering a wide variety of subjects from two distributors, Ambrose Video and Films for the Humanities and Sciences. Part of the Digital Resource Commons.


Electronic Journal Center    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 

Full-text access to thousands of academic journals assembled by OhioLINK.


Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 2000 - present

Full-text theses and dissertations from Ohio universities. This site also includes links to American and international sites that offer electronic theses and dissertations.


Historical Abstracts    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1955 - present

Historical Abstracts is your complete reference guide to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life). Currently over 2,000 journals published throughout the world are covered in the database. In addition to articles, each year Historical Abstracts includes approximately 3,000 citations to useful historical books as reviewed by the most prestigious journals in the field and citations to abstracts of dissertations completed worldwide of particular interest for historical research. Updated three times per year.


LexisNexis Academic    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: varies, but strong for 1980s-present

Provides access to over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications. Features an extensive collection of 350+ national (U.S.), regional, and international newspapers, many same day of publication, including coverage for the New York Times. Also offers non-English language news sources, broadcast transcripts, campus news, and a full range of information for business and legal research. Updated daily.


Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests In Print    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: Volume 9 to present

Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. First published by Oscar K. Buros, the MMY series allows users to make knowledgeable judgments and informed selection decisions about the increasingly complex world of testing. MMY provides coverage from Volume 9 to the present. Click here to see the catalog record and our print holdings for Mental Measurements Yearbook.


SPORTDiscus    FULL-TEXT CONTENT 
Coverage: 1800-present.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text offers comprehensive, bibliographic and full text coverage of sport, fitness and related disciplines. This database contains over 230 full text titles. In addition, SPORTDiscus with Full Text also contains over 650,000 records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800; over 20,000 dissertations and theses and reference to articles in 60 different languages. Click here for more info.


TEXTS: Social Sciences

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