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Databases: Social Sciences

Search for articles in multiple databases

Searches Academic Search Premier, Credo Reference, CultureGrams (States Edition only), Military & Government Collection, OmniFile Full Text Select, Opposing Viewpoints, and SIRS Researcher.

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

  • Credo Reference
    A selection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference books. Areas covered include politics, government, sociology, and media studies.
  • CultureGrams
    Cultural profiles of over 170 countries plus information on each of the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    A collection of encyclopedias covering many disciplines including history and sociology.

eBooks, Magazine, Newspaper & Journal Articles

  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
    Over 4,500 magazines, newspapers and journal articles from all academic disciplines with abstracts and indexing from an additional 8,000.
  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
    More than 40,000 eBooks on a wide selection of topics. Many are available for checkout and offline viewing. [ Downloading EBSCOhost eBooks ]
  • Military & Government Collection (EBSCOhost)
    Full text magazine, newspaper, and journal articles pertaining to all branches of the military.
  • OmniFile Full Text Select (EBSCOhost)
    Full text articles from roughly 1,000 magazines and journals covering a range of disciplines including the social sciences.
  • Opposing Viewpoints - FULL TEXT
    Pro/con coverage of controversial contemporary issues. Includes full text magazine and newspaper articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and links to relevant websites.
  • SIRS Researcher - FULL TEXT
    Thousands of full text magazine and newspaper articles exploring current events and social, scientific, health, historic, economic, business, political and global issues.

Other Databases

  • Black Studies in Video
    Features award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States.
  • HeritageQuest Online
    Research your family history with this genealogy database. Contains census records, Revolutionary War pension and bounty-land warrant application files, Freedman's Bank records, family histories, and local history books.
  • Women and Social Movements in the United States
    Primary source doucments and other publications related to the history of women in social movements in the United States from 1600-1900.

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