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Primary Sociology Databases & Article Indexes

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Sociological Abstracts
Also Known as: SocAbs soc abs
- from CSA Databases
Covers sociology, case work, demographics, policy studies, political science, family studies, feminist studies, and social security programs....   [more]
Holdings: 1963 to the present. Updated bimonthly.
Supplemental URLs
    Serials List
    Classification Codes (ProQuest LibGuide)

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Primary Sociology Databases & Article Indexes

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International Bibliography of the Social Sciences
Also Known as: IBSS CSA
- from CSA Databases
Bibliographic citations and subject indexing for the international journal article and book literature in anthropology, economics, political science, and sociology. Produced by British Library of Poli...   [more]
Holdings: Covers 1951 to the present in three separate files.
Supplemental URLs
    IBSS Journal Coverage List (LSE IBSS Web)

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PolicyFile
Also Known as: Policy File
Indexing with abstracts of U.S. and foreign domestic and international public policy research literature. ...   [more]

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Sage Family Studies Abstracts
- from OCLC FirstSearch ECO
Bibliographic citations with abstracts for literature on policy, theory, and research relating to the family, traditional and alternative lifestyles, therapy, and counselling. Subjects covered include...   [more]
Holdings: 1999-2004

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SAGE Research Methods
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Sage Urban Studies Abstracts
- from OCLC FirstSearch ECO
Bibliographic citations with abstracts describing scholarly literature in all aspects of urban studies. Topics include trends in urbanization, urban history, architecture and urban design, housing and...   [more]
Holdings: 1998-2004

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Social Services Abstracts
Also Known as: social service abstracts
- from CSA Databases
Indexing with abstracts for scholarly and professional journal literature in social work, human services, social welfare, social policy, and community development. Major areas of coverage include: cri...   [more]
Holdings: 1979-present. Updates monthly
Supplemental URLs
    Serials List
    Classification Codes (CSA)

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Urban Studies Abstracts
Also Known as: Sage Urban Studies Abstracts
Bibliographic citations with abstracts describing scholarly literature in all aspects of urban studies. Topics include trends in urbanization, urban history, architecture and urban design, housing and...   [more]
Holdings: 1973-present.

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Important Sociology Databases & Article Indexes

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Abstracts in Social Gerontology
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Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
Broad collection of fulltext scholarly journals and related periodicals in all scholarly disciplines. Includes bibliographic citations, indexing and abstracting for more than 8,000 periodicals. A comp...   [more]
Holdings: Coverage varies: mostly 1990s to present.

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Academic Video Online
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Add Health Publications Database
Lists journal articles, presentations, unpublished manuscripts, books, book chapters and dissertations by researchers using National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health data. Add Health s...   [more]
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AdForum Creative Network
Also Known as: ad forum
Advertising database includes a directory of over 20,000 advertising agencies in a range of specializations, a database of over 150,000 ads, and a directory of advertising awards....   [more]

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Ageline
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AGRIS
Also Known as: International Information System for the Agricultural Sciences and Technology
The Food and Agriculture Organization's bibliographic database for worldwide research publications in agriculture in all its aspects, including geography, history, education, legislation, and agricult...   [more]
Holdings: 1975-present.
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    Agrovoc subject thesaurus
    AGRIS subject category codes

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Alt-Press Watch
Also Known as: AltPress Watch, Philadelphia City Paper, Philadelphia Weekly. Alt-Press Watch (APW)
Provides fulltext for U.S. alternative and independent newspapers, weeklies, magazines, and journals. Topics include the arts, media and popular culture, business and labor, literature and criticism, ...   [more]
Holdings: Coverage varies, from 1990.

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Alternative Press Index
Also Known as: Altpress Index
Indexes over 250 alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines. Includes selected abstracts from research journals. ...   [more]
Holdings: 1991 to present

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American History in Video
- from Alexander Street Press
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Annual Review of Population Law
Summaries and excerpts of legislation, constitutions, court decisions, and other official government documents from every country in the world relating to population policies, reproductive rights and ...   [more]
Holdings: 1974-present.
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AnthroSource
Indexes journals, newsletters, bulletins and monographs of the American Anthropological Association (AAA)....   [more]

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Bibliography of Native North Americans
Also Known as: bnna
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Black Economic Empowerment: The National Negro Business League
- from Archives Unbound
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British Humanities Index: BHI
- from CSA Databases
An abstracting and indexing tool for research in the humanities, BHI indexes over 320 humanities journals and weekly magazines published in the UK and other English speaking countries, as well as qual...   [more]
Holdings: coverage begins in 1962-

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CAB Abstracts
Formerly produced by Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux, now Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International, this database comprises international coverage of veterinary medicine, agriculture, fo...   [more]
Holdings: 1910 to the present. Updated monthly.
Supplemental URLs
    CABICODES List
    CAB Thesaurus

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CAB Abstracts (complete)
Formerly produced by Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux, now Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International, this database comprises international coverage of veterinary medicine, agriculture, fo...   [more]
Holdings: 1910-present.
Supplemental URLs
    CAB Thesaurus

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Catalog of Nonprofit Literature - Foundation Center
Also Known as: Foundation Center Literature of the Nonprofit Sector
Bibliographic citations with abstracts for materials on philanthropy, the foundation world, the nonprofit sector, and charitable giving collected by the Foundation Center libraries and other sources. ...   [more]
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CDC Wonder - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Database of reports, guidelines, and numeric public health data by mortality, natality, disease and demographic groups. Access is free and registration is optional....   [more]
Unrestricted Access

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CEPR Discussion Paper series
Also Known as: Centre for Economic Policy Research discussion papers
Working papers of the leading pan-European economic research center. Separate series cover international macroeconomics, international trade, public policy, labor economics, financial economics, indus...   [more]

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Child Welfare Information Gateway / Children's Bureau, HHS
Also Known as: Child Abuse and Neglect. National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information Documents Database
Indexing with abstracts for scholarly, professional, and technical books, journal articles, and other documents related to child maltreatment, child abuse and child neglect, adoption, and related chi...   [more]
Holdings: 1965-present.
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Communication Source
Also Known as: Communication Abstracts, CMMC, Communication and Mass Media Complete, ComAbs, Communication & Mass Media Complete
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Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
Comprehensive indexing with abstracts of the scholarly literature and applied literature on criminology and related disciplines. Subject areas covered include: causes and correlates of crime, criminol...   [more]
Holdings: 1968-present.

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Densho Digital Archive of the Japanese American Experience
The Densho Digital Archive holds a wealth of visual history interviews and other materials that broadly document the Japanese American experience. These unique primary sources cover a span of history ...   [more]
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DevTracker (UK AID Development Tracker) / UK DFID
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Digital Innovation South Africa (DISA)
Free online digital archive of South African apartheid-era works. Includes periodicals, trial materials, and other documents....   [more]
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EBSCO MegaFILE
General, multidisciplinary periodical database, covering all scholarly disciplines, with many general and popular magazines, and news sources. Includes bibliographic citations with indexing and abstra...   [more]
Holdings: Coverage varies: mostly 1990s to present.

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EconLit
Also Known as: Econ Lit CSA
- from CSA Databases
Covers accounting, consumer economics, monetary policy, labor, demographics, modeling, economic theory, and planning. Primarily English language, some foreign language publications included. ...   [more]
Holdings: 1969 to the present. Book reviews (1994- ), Dissertations (1987- ), Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics (1984- ).Updated monthly.
Supplemental URLs
    Journal List (AEA)
    JEL Classification Codes Guide (AEA)

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Education Index Retrospective (1929 - 1983)
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Holdings: 1929 - 1983

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Encyclopedia of Aging 2002
- from Gale Virtual Reference Library
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Holdings: 2002

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Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
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ERIC - Education Resources Information Center (EBSCO)
Indexes education-related journal articles and other publications. Cross-file search with other EBSCO databases....   [more]

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ERIC - Education Resources Information Center (ProQuest)
Indexes education-related journal articles and other publications. Cross-file search with other ProQuest databases....   [more]

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ESoP - Catalogue: Sciences Po, la bibliotheque
Also Known as: Economie, Social, Politique
Library catalog, including journal article indexing, for Bibliotheque de Sciences Po, the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques / Intitut d'etudes politiques de Paris. Covers political science, ...   [more]
Holdings: 1990-present.
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Ethnic NewsWatch
Full text, comprehensive archival database providing access to more than 400,000 articles in nearly 200 ethnic, minority and native press newspapers, magazines, and journals. Full text archive of Phi...   [more]
Holdings: Covers 1960 to date. Updated monthly.

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Family & Society Studies Worldwide
The most comprehensive coverage of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of Family Science, Human Ecology, Human Development, and Social Welfare. Formerly produced by the National Co...   [more]
Holdings: 1970-present.

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Francis
Also Known as: Bulletin signaletique
Francis covers a wide range of multilingual, multidisciplinary information in the humanities and social sciences. It is strong in religion, the history of art, and literature with emphasis on cur...   [more]
Holdings: 1984 to the present. Updated monthly.
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    FRANCIS via EBSCOhost (closed file)

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Franklin D. Roosevelt and Race Relations, 1933-1945
Also Known as: Franklin D Roosevelt and Race Relations 1933-1945
- from Archives Unbound
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GenderMed
Database with enhanced descriptions of selected PubMed articles analysing sex and gender differences, including strictly biological differences (sex-specific analyses) and psychosocial, economical and...   [more]
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GenderWatch
GenderWatch, formerly titled Women 'R', contains 40,000 articles from more than 100 journals, magazines, newsletters, special reports, unpublished papers and conference proceedings devoted to gender a...   [more]
Holdings: The database contains a large body of archival material, in some cases, as far back as 1970.

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General Social Survey
Also Known as: GSS
Omnibus personal interview survey of U.S. households, conducted almost annually....   [more]
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    Quick download: GSS 1972-2010 datasets (Roper Express)
    GSS Bibliography
    GSS 1972-2010 Quick Tables (with charts) (Berkeley SDA Archive)
    NORC Official GSS Site
    Extracting Data from the GSS into SPSS

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GEOBIB
Also Known as: Online Geographical Bibliography, Current Geographical Publications
Bibliographic citations to the literature of geography, including travel and exploration, mathematical geography, physical geography, hydrology, oceanography, climatology, biogeography and human geogr...   [more]
Holdings: 1985-present
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    GEOBIB - no new entries as of december 2005

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Health Materials Database (U.S. Office of Minority Health)
The U. S. Office of Minority Health supports a group of materials databases which include minority health organizations, programs and documents. ...   [more]
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Health Poll Search
Searchable archive of public opinion questions on health issues, including abortion, alcohol an drugs, bioterrorism and biological weapons, political campaigns, elections, leaders and health, children...   [more]
Holdings: 1935-present.
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HIV/AIDS Surveillance Data Base
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Images of America: A History of American Life in Images and Texts (Mid-Atlantic)
Also Known as: Local and Regional History Online (Mid-Atlantic)
- from Alexander Street Press
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Independent Voices
Open access collection of the alternative press of the 60s, 70s and 80s, over 1000 titles from the special collections of over a dozen libraries. ...   [more]

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Index to Current Urban Documents
Also Known as: ICUD
Indexing with fulltext of U.S. and Canadian city and county publications, covering social, political, economic, planning, and public administration affairs and policy, as well as health, education, an...   [more]
Holdings: Online version begins with vol 19.( 2001- )

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International AIDS Society Online Resource Library
Covers IAS conference papers, abstracts, webcasts, and other materials....   [more]
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International Bibliography of Historical Demography
Also Known as: IBHD
Bibliographic citations on population studies and demography through history. All world areas are covered, with roughly 70-percent of records treating Europe, and all historical time periods are also ...   [more]
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iPOLL
Also Known as: Roper Center, RPOLL
REQUIRES FREE REGISTRATION. Question-level data from public opinion polls. Almost 400,000 questions from polls, 1935 to present, based upon Roper Center-archived surveys with US national adult samples...   [more]
Holdings: 1935 to present. Updated daily.

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Japanese Data Archive
Also Known as: JPOLL Roper Center
REQUIRES FREE ONLINE REGISTRATION. Comprehensive question-level database of Japanese public opinion data, 1990-present. More than 10,000 questions with response frequencies translated from Japanese in...   [more]
Holdings: 1990-present
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Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers: Perspectives on Day-to-Day Life
- from Archives Unbound
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JSTOR
JSTOR specializes in making available the back issues of journals in a wide variety of humanities and social science disciplines. Issues are available both as images and as text, making searching poss...   [more]
Holdings: active
Embargo: 195 month embargo on full-text
Supplemental URLs
    JSTOR Title List (by title)
    JSTOR Advanced Search
    JSTOR Printing Help
    JSTOR Title List (by discipline)
    JSTOR on Mobile devices

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Kindex: An Index to Legal Periodical Literature Concerning Children
- from HeinOnline
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Holdings: 1965-2001

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Left Index
Bibliographic citations for the "literature on the left". Topics include anarchism, art and esthetics, community organizing, culture studies, ecology and environmental studies, economics, gay and lesb...   [more]
Supplemental URLs
    former interface

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Linguistic Bibliography Online
Also Known as: Bibliographie Linguistique
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Literature, Culture and Society in Depression Era America: Archives of the Federal Writers Project
- from Archives Unbound
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March of Time, 1935-1967
Also Known as: The March of Time
- from Alexander Street Press
"With its first appearance on American motion picture screens in February 1935, The March of Time. startled journalists, filmmakers, and audiences alike with its controversial topics and unique approa...   [more]

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Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965
Provides a unique insight into the American consumer boom of the mid-20th century through the market research reports of Ernest Dichter, the era's foremost consumer analyst, market research pioneer an...   [more]

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Mass Jewish Migration Database
The Mass Jewish Migration Database (MJMD) records are based on the applications of Jewish emigrants who applied to the JCA & ITO's information bureaux which were scattered all over the Pale of Settlem...   [more]
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MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)
Fulltext general-interest and popular magazine database, covering nearly 2000 magazines and newsletters for a general readership. Combined with other databases in EBSCO MegaFILE....   [more]
Holdings: Coverage varies: mostly 1990s to present.

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Media/Materials Clearinghouse
A fulltext collection of international health communication materials: pamphlets, posters, audiotapes, videos, training materials, job aids, electronic media and other media/materials designed to prom...   [more]
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Monthly Bulletin of Statistics
Current monthly economic statistics and estimates, 1997-2010, for countries and regions worldwide, published by United Nations Statistics Division. Includes: Indices of world industrial production by ...   [more]
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Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976
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National Longitudinal Surveys Annotated Bibliography
Also Known as: NLS
Bibliography of publications citing a set of surveys on labor market activities and other significant life events of individuals over the past 3 decades....   [more]
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National Population Census of China Database - 2010 data
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National Survey of Families and Households
The NSFH is a comprehensive survey of American family life which interviewed a national probability sample of over 13,000 respondents in 1987-88. The sample was followed up in 1992-94, with face-to-fa...   [more]
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    MIDAS (Sociometrics SSEDL) crosstab interface for NSFH 1988 1st wave
    Bibliography of Publications Using Data from NSFH
    NSFH citations from ICPSR Bibliography of Data-Related Literature

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NationalJournal.com
Online fulltext access to National Journal periodicals and resources. Provides coverage of current US government activity and policy, as well as technology and health care issues. Additional resources...   [more]

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Native Health Databases
"The Native Health Databases contain bibliographic information and abstracts of health-related articles, reports, surveys, and other resource documents pertaining to the health and health care of Amer...   [more]
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NATLEX
Abstracts of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation from more than 170 countries. Topics include: freedom of association, collective bargaining, elimination of child lab...   [more]
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NCJRS Abstracts Database
Also Known as: National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database
The National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database includes abstracts of over 140,000 research reports, journal articles, and government documents relating to crime, law enforcement, a...   [more]
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    NCJRS Thesaurus

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NCJRS Abstracts Database (via Proquest)
Also Known as: National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts
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NCJRS Virtual Library
Also Known as: National Criminal Justice Reference Service Virtual Library
Identifies and links to fulltext U.S. federal publications on criminal justice....   [more]
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New World Cinema: Independent Features & Shorts, 1990-Present
Also Known as: New World Cinema
- from Alexander Street Press
200 full-length feature films from leading independent distributors, and 50+ award-winning shorts. Detailed title-level indexing allows viewers immediately to identify films with social, cultural, or ...   [more]

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OECD Health Data
Data on a range of key aspects (utilization, expenditures, financing) of the health care systems in the 30 OECD Member countries. Select Statistics then select Health Data under OECD ...   [more]

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PAIS International
Also Known as: Public Affairs Information Service, PAIS Archive
- from CSA Databases
Bibliographic citations (1915-) with indexing on contemporary public affairs and policy issues worldwide related to a wide range of topics: agriculture, banking, finance, business, demographics, educa...   [more]
Holdings: 1915-
Supplemental URLs
    Journal List (OCLC PAIS via Internet Archive)
    Broad Topics Classification (OCLC PAIS via Internet Archive)

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Pamphlets from the Harvard College Library
As one of a few institutions to have consistently collected pamphlets published during the 19th and the first half of the 20th centuries, Harvard holds tens of thousands of these pamphlets, covering d...   [more]
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Panel Study of Income Dynamics
Also Known as: PSID
Longitudinal study, 1968-present, of individuals in more than 7,000 U.S. families, emphasizing dynamic aspects of economic and demographic behavior, and including sociological and psychological measur...   [more]
Holdings: 1968-present.
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    PSID/CDS Data and Documentation Center
    Child Development Supplement (CDS)
    PSID/CDS Bibliography (works using PSID or CDS data)
    ICPSR PSID data archive

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Peace Research Abstracts
Bibliographic citations with abstracts describing all aspects of peace research, including the causes and correlates of conflict, case studies in conflict, tension, and war, international laws and con...   [more]
Holdings: 1964-present.

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PERSEE
This is a documentary portal of French social and human science journals, created by the education nationale. Users must register before accessing this resource. Provides partial fulltext for Annale...   [more]
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Philadelphia Historical Land and Vital Records
Also Known as: Historic Land and Vital Records
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PhilaDox - Philadelphia Land Records Search
Also Known as: Land Record search; philadox
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Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002), ProQuest Historical Newspapers
- from Proquest Historical Newspapers
At its height in the 1940s the Pittsburgh Courier was one of the most important african american newspapers in the country, had a national circulation of over 350,000 and was as widely read as the Chi...   [more]
Holdings: 1911-2002

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PlanPhilly
PlanPhilly connects the planning, design and development communities in Philadelphia through an integrated content package made up of breaking and investigative news, expert analysis and opinion, org...   [more]
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PolicyArchive
Digital archive of non-partisan policy research. Collects summaries and full texts, videos, reports, briefs, and multimedia material of think tank, university, government, and foundation-funded policy...   [more]
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Politics, Social Activism and Community Support: Selected Gay and Lesbian Periodicals and Newsletters
- from Archives Unbound
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Polling the Nations
Primary data, fulltext for approximately 250,000 individual questions and aggregated responses, often cross tabulated by respondent characteristics, compiled from public opinion surveys. Topics cove...   [more]

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Population Index
Covers fields of interest to demographers, including fertility, mortality, population size and growth, migration, nuptiality and the family, research methodology, projections and predictions, historic...   [more]
Holdings: 1986 to 2000.
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Project Muse
Also Known as: Muse
Project Muse provides full text access to articles from over 300 scholarly journals in the humanities, arts, social sciences and sciences. Coverage begins in 1995 or more recently and in most cases c...   [more]

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ProQuest History Vault: NAACP Papers 2: The NAACP's Major Campaigns, Part 1 Education, Voting, Housing, Employment, Armed Forces
Also Known as: NAACP
- from ProQuest History Vault
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Proquest History Vault: NAACP Papers 5: Special Subjects 1912-1972
- from ProQuest History Vault
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Proquest Statistical Insight
Also Known as: Statistical Universe, lexisnexis statistical
Statistical Universe indexes statistical data published in federal, state, and selected privately published titles, at the table level. In some cases the fulltext of the document is also available....   [more]

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PsycINFO
The American Psychological Association's comprehensive indexing and abstracting service for the professional and scholarly literature in psychology and related fields. Coverage is worldwide. Sources a...   [more]
Holdings: 1887 to the present. Updated monthly.
Supplemental URLs
    PsycINFO Classification Categories and Codes (APA Online)
    PsycINFO Journal Coverage List (APA Online)

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Race Relations Abstracts
Bibliographic records covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. ...   [more]
Holdings: 1975-present.

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Ralph J. Bunche Oral Histories Collection on the Civil Rights Movement
- from Archives Unbound
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Real Capital Analytics
Focuses on the commercial real estate sector: office, industrial, retail, apartment and hotel, plus sales of commercially developable land sites. RCA captures sales of properties and portfolios of $2...   [more]

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Refworld
Fulltext documents collection from UN High Commissioner for Refugees....   [more]
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RePEc
Also Known as: Research Papers in Economics
Bibliographic information on economics articles, books, and working papers. Provides URLs for fulltext where available....   [more]
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    NEP - New Economics Papers (free e-mail announcement service)

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Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
Numeric data archive for public opinion polls. Access is mediated through requests from Penn Library to Roper Center. Related online resources include: Roper Center's online catalog of data sets; and ...   [more]
Holdings: 1936-present.
Supplemental URLs
    Roper Express - Roper Center catalog of holdings
    Topics at a Glance (inc. Presidential Approval)
    Roper Center Bibliographic Database
    Roper Explorer - Crosstab and Extraction Tool
    Roper Center - Recent Acquisitions

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Sign@l : Signalement des contenus de periodiques en sciences humaines et sociales
Also Known as: Somrev: Sommaires de revues; Fripes
Sign@l is a successor to the Somrev and Fripes databases. As of June 2014 it provides "339905 references d'articles, 18338 sommaires, 300 revues." Links to about 40% of the primarily history and socia...   [more]
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SimplyAnalytics
Also Known as: SimplyMap
Web-based mapping application that enables users to create maps utilizing a wide range of underlying data including census, consumer expenditure, and business counts. Datasets include Claritas, PRIZM,...   [more]

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Social Science Research Network
Also Known as: SSRN
Recent research results through abstracts, fulltext working papers, and journal articles in economics, finance, business and economic law, accounting, and business. Professional job openings and annou...   [more]
Holdings: 1997-present. Updated daily
Supplemental URLs
    SSRN Conference Papers
    SSRN Partners in Publishing (publisher list)

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Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) (WOK Web of Science)
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Social Work Abstracts
Also Known as: SWAB
Produced by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Covers social work and other related topics such as homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation, co...   [more]
Holdings: 1965 to present. Updated semi-annually.

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Sociological Abstracts + Social Services Abstracts (combined)
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Supplemental URLs
    SocAbs title list (ProQuest LibGuides)
    SocAbs classification codes (ProQuest LibGuides)

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Sports Fan Market 2010
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Statistics Sweden
Also Known as: SCB: Statistiska centralbyrens
Grouped by large subject area and alphabetical by specific details. Go to "Finding Statistics" to find statistical surveys, search the Statistical Database, find historical statistics, documentation a...   [more]
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Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts
Also Known as: Studies on Women & Gender Abstracts
- from Taylor & Francis Online
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The Quest for Labor Equality in Household Work: National Domestic Workers Union, 1965-1979
Also Known as: Quest for Labor Equality in Household Work: National Domestic Workers Union, 1965-1979
- from Archives Unbound
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Tiananmen Square and U.S.-China Relations 1989-1993
- from Archives Unbound
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U.S. and Iraqi Relations: U.S. Technical Aid 1950-1958
- from Archives Unbound
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UNESDOC / UNESBIB
Also Known as: UNESCO Documents Collection
Fulltext or page image for UNESCO documents. Materials cover the subject areas of interest to UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization): education, communication and in...   [more]
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Urban History Bibliography
- from Cambridge Journals
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Vogue Archive
Also Known as: The Vogue Archive
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Holdings: 1892-

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Web of Science
Also Known as: ISI Citation Indexes, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, SSCI, SCI, AHCI, ISI, WOK, Web of Knowledge
Indexes journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Allows for cited reference searching. Includes Science Citation Index, the Social Science Citation Index[more]
Holdings: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)--1945-present, Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)--1956-present, Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI)--1975-present. Updated weekly.
Supplemental URLs
    Web of Science Tutorials
    Cited Reference Searching Tutorial

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Women, War and Society, 1914-1918
Also Known as: Archives Unbound
- from Archives Unbound
The First World War had a revolutionary and permanent impact on the personal, social and professional lives of all women. Their essential contribution to the war in Europe is fully documented in this ...   [more]

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Work and Family Commons
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Work and Family Research Network
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Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    Sloan Work and Family Research Network

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World Development Indicators
Also Known as: World Bank WDI Online
The World Bank's principal data source on the global economy. More than 550 time series, 1960-present, on more than 200 countries and 18 country groups, covering demographic, social, economic, financi...   [more]
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Supplemental URLs
    old interface url
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WWD.com
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Related Sociology Databases & Article Indexes

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AccessUN
Also Known as: Readex United Nations Index, Access UN
Topics of concern to the United Nations through its publications and documents: international affairs and diplomacy, political science, contemporary history, international law, peacekeeping, human rig...   [more]
Holdings: Covers 1951 to the present. This subscription covers retrospective indexing back to 1946 as it becomes available

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AGRICOLA
The topics covered in this USDA database include: agriculture, agronomy, animal science, biology, biotechnology, botany, breeding, chemistry, conservation, crop management, dairy science, ecology, ent...   [more]
Holdings: 1979 to present. Updates monthly.
Supplemental URLs
    AGRICOLA Subject Category Codes

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AGRICOLA - free
A bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators. Records describe publications and resources encompassing all aspe...   [more]
Holdings: 1979 to the present. Updates daily.
Unrestricted Access

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Air University Library Index to Military Periodicals
Also Known as: AULIMP
Bibliographic citations to articles from English-language military journals....   [more]
Holdings: 1989-present. Quarterly updates.
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    Backup site, via DTIC

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Anthropological Index Online
Content is in Anthropology Plus. Index to current periodicals held in the Centre for Anthropology at the British Museum, London. Covers cultural and social anthropology, archaeology, biological and ph...   [more]
Holdings: 1957-.

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AP Photo Archive
Also Known as: AccuNet/AP Multimedia Archive, AP Images
Image and Graphics Databases only available on this subscription. Contains over one million Associated Press photographs (with searchable captions) in two collections, downloadable as JPEG (jpg) image...   [more]
Holdings: Photos: 1826 to present. Graphics: 1999 to present. Audio files: 1920s to present.
Supplemental URLs
    new interface coming July 1, 2017

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Bibliography of Asian Studies
All subjects (especially humanities and social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, South Asia, and Indian Ocean countries....   [more]
Holdings: 1971 to the present.

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Chicano Database
Covers all types of materials relating to Mexican-American topics and, for materials published since 1992, broader topics relating to Latinos....   [more]
Holdings: 1967 to present.
Supplemental URLs
    New interface effective Sept 17, 2007

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CLASE - Citas Latinoamericanas en Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades
CLASE is a social sciences and humanities database created in 1975 at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM). It contains more than 200,000 citations to articles, essays, book reviews, sta...   [more]
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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (evidence-based medicine)
Also Known as: CDSR OVID
- from Wiley Online Library
Includes the full text of the regularly updated systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare prepared by The Cochrane Collaboration. The reviews are presented in two types: 1) Complete reviews -...   [more]
Holdings: 1991 to the present. Updated quarterly.
Supplemental URLs
    Previous Provider Ovid

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CogNet
Also Known as: MIT Cognet, CogNet (Library Edition)
A "central repository for the most current and topical electronic resources" in cognitive science and its six core areas: philosophy of mind, computational intelligence, cognitive psychology, linguist...   [more]

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Contemporary Women's Issues
This full-text database provides international coverage of current issues such as employment and the workplace, social & political issues, violence and exploitation, development and human rights, heal...   [more]
Holdings: 1992 to the present, (selected reports back to 1990).
Supplemental URLs
    old interface

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Current Index to Statistics
A bibliographic index to publications in statistics and related fields. Draws from both core statistical jouranls and non-core journals with statistical content, and books. Most coverage is from 1975-...   [more]
Holdings: 1995 - present
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Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects
Also Known as: Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness - DARE (evidence-based medicine)
- from Wiley Online Library
A full text database containing critical assessments of systematic reviews from a variety of medical journals. DARE is produced by the expert reviewers and information staff of the National Health Ser...   [more]
Holdings: Reviews literature published from 1987 to the present.
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eHRAF World Cultures
Also Known as: eHRAF Collection of Ethnography
The Collection of Ethnography, established 1949, currently contains nearly one million pages of information on over 360 cultures of the world, past and present. Each culture case contains a variet...   [more]
Holdings: Updated in annual installments.
Supplemental URLs
    eHRAF User Guides
    Outline of Cultural Materials (OCM): Topics and Subjects
    Culture List for All Formats (Outline of World Cultures - OWC)
    Basic Guide to Cross-Cultural Research
    Overview and User Tips (obsolete)

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ETOH
Also Known as: NIAAA Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database
Indexing with abstracts covering the current and historical research literature on alcohol abuse and alcoholism. Aspects covered include: medicine, biochemistry, psychology and psychiatry, epidemiolog...   [more]
Holdings: 1960s to present.
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FAO Corporate Document Repository
Also Known as: Food and Agriculture Organization Document Repository
Fulltext electronic library of FAO publications and meeting documents and related publications from non-FAO sources. Topics covered include agriculture, economics and nutrition, fisheries, forestry, s...   [more]
Holdings: Dates vary. Mostly 1986-present.
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Global Books in Print
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Holdings: Updated weekly.

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Handbook of Latin American Studies
Also Known as: HLAS
Bibliography of works on Latin America selected by scholars and edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress. Covers anthropology (including archaeology, ethnohistory and ethnology), ar...   [more]
Holdings: 1935 to the present. Updated monthly.
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    rlg interface 03/01/05

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Health and Psychosocial Instruments
Also Known as: HAPI
Access to information on measurement instruments in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science. HAPI helps identify measures needed for res...   [more]
Holdings: 1985 to the present. Updated quarterly.

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Hispanic American Periodicals Index
Also Known as: HAPI
Subjects covered include anthropology, archaeology, anthropology, banking and finance, business, commerce, drama, drug trade, economic development, environmental issues, ethnography, folklore, geogr...   [more]
Holdings: 1970 to the present. Updated weekly.

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Historical Abstracts
Historical coverage of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada)....   [more]
Holdings: ca. 1974- present. Updated three times a year.

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History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Also Known as: HST , Wellcome Bibliography, History of Science, Technology and Medicine
ACCESS NOTE: 5 concurrent users

International bibliography on the history of science and technology from pre-history to the present, describing journal articles, conference proceedings, book...   [more]
Holdings: 1975 to the present. Updated annually.

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HUD USER Bibliographic Database
The HUD USER Database contains more than 10,000 full-abstract citations to research reports, articles, books, monographs, and data sources in housing policy, building technology, economic development,...   [more]
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    HUD User

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Incites Journal Citation Reports (JCR)
Also Known as: ISI JCR
Journal Citation Reports provides journal comparison by accumulating and tabulating citation and article counts. It includes the JCR Science edition,and the JCR Social Sciences edition...   [more]

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Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
International law, comparative law, and municipal law of countries outside the US, UK, and Commonwealth....   [more]
Holdings: 1985 to the present. Updated quarterly.

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LAPTOC Latin American Periodicals Tables of Contents
Also Known as: LARRP
Latin American Periodicals Tables of Contents (LAPTOC): provides article titles from the tables of contents over 800 periodicals published in Latin America and the Caribbean. They cover...   [more]
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Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
Abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences Covers all aspects of the study of language including linguistics, language acquisi...   [more]
Holdings: 1973 to present.
Supplemental URLs
    Serials List
    Search Guide
    LLBA Classification Codes

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MathSciNet
Also Known as: Mathematical Reviews , Current Mathematical Publications , MR , CMP , mathsci net
MathSciNet covers all aspects of mathematics and provides access to over 55 years of Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications. Resources in all languages are represent...   [more]
Supplemental URLs
    Penn MathSciNet Guide

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Mental Measurements Yearbook
Also Known as: MMY
Descriptive information and reviews of English-language test instruments. Subject areas include achievement, behavior assessment, development, education, intelligence and scholastic aptitude, En...   [more]

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NBER Working Papers
Working papers in Economics for public policy makers, business professionals, and the academic community. Includes NBER Technical Working Papers and NBER Papers in Development of the American Economy...   [more]
Holdings: June 1973 No.1 - present

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Newsbank Access World News
Also Known as: NewsBank National Newspapers , America's Newspapers , Access World News , News Bank
Searchable fulltext of international and U.S. national, regional, and local newspapers. Coverage for current issues (i.e., yesterday in most cases) with extensive backfiles. Business and Management, ...   [more]
Holdings: Varies with title, 1970s or more recent to present.
    NewsBank U.S. Newspapers

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Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic) (NYT & much more)
Also Known as: lexis/nexis, Lexis-Nexis, Lexis Nexis, LN Academic, LexisNexis Academic, Lexis Nexis Academic
Access to full-text national and international newspapers , including the New York Times, and the Times of London business and accounting information, biographical data, and some selected legal mat...   [more]
Supplemental URLs
    LN Academic becomes Nexis Uni transition
    LexisNexis Academic (old interface)

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North American Women's Letters and Diaries, Colonial to 1950
Also Known as: NAWLD
Fulltext of letters and diaries, published and manuscript, of American women during the Colonial period through 1950. Biographical information is provided for each writer. Primary source materials are...   [more]

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OECD iLibrary
Also Known as: Source OECD, SourceOECD
Publications and statistical information from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) covering agriculture and food, education and skills, emerging economies and transition e...   [more]

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Periodicals Index Online
Also Known as: PIO,PCI,Periodical Contents Index,Chadwyck PCI,Periodicals Contents Index
Humanities and social sciences. The scope is international, including journals in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and other Western languages. ...   [more]

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Philosopher's Index
Also Known as: Philosophers Index
Provides indexing and abstracts from books and journals of philosophy and related fields. It covers the areas of ethics, aesthetics, social philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, metaphysics,...   [more]

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ProQuest Congressional
Also Known as: Congressional Universe, LexisNexis Congressional, Lexis Nexis Congressional
U.S. legislative publications and government information. Much of the material is fulltext. Includes pending bills, laws, legislative histories, committee reports and documents, Congressional heari...   [more]
Holdings: Varies with document series
Supplemental URLs
    new interface

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Proquest Dissertations and Theses Fulltext (formerly Dissertation Abstracts)
Also Known as: Digital Dissertations, Dissertation Abstracts, UMI, DAI, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (PQDT), Proquest Dissertations and Theses Fulltext
Indexing (since 1861) and abstracting (since 1980) for doctoral-level dissertations completed at North American universities. Page images or fulltext of all available dissertations - including Penn d...   [more]
Holdings: Indexing 1861-present, abstracts 1980-present, page-image or fulltext PDF for available dissertations dissertations from 1997 to the present.

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PubMed Plus (Penn Only)
Also Known as: PubMed Medline Pub Med
- from PubMed Central
PubMed is the public access version to Medline, the premier database for biomedical literature. PubMedPlus is an enhanced version with links to full-text journals that the Penn Library subscribes to....   [more]
Holdings: 1950 to the present. Updated daily.
Supplemental URLs
    PubMed Help
    PubMed Tutorial
    new Pubmed effective Spring 2020
    PubMed Plus for Handhelds

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PubMed Unrestricted
Also Known as: PubMed Medline
The MEDLINE database is widely recognized as the premier source for bibliographic coverage of biomedical literature. The PubMed version of MEDLINE includes the PREMEDLINE database, which provides ver...   [more]
Unrestricted Access
Supplemental URLs
    PubMed Help
    Pubmed Tutorial

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Sexbiblio
Also Known as: Bibliography of the history of western sexuality / 1700-1945
A selective index of non-belletristic primary and secondary literature on the history of sex and sexuality in Europe, the United States, and Canada, 1700-1945. Also includes selected titles in ancient...   [more]
Holdings: 1700-1945
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State Net (formerly LexisNexis State Capital)
Also Known as: State Capital Universe
State government information from all United States, including legislative statutory, and regulatory information, and news coverage about state governments....   [more]

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UN ODS
Also Known as: United Nations Official Documents Search
UN ODS, also known as UN Official Documents Search or UN Optical Disk System, provides fulltext documents, official records, and resolutions of the United Nations covering all topics of concern to the...   [more]
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Vanderbilt Television News Archive
Also Known as: VTNA TV-NewsSearch CNN
Searchable abstracting service for national television network news broadcasts. CNN broadcasts available as RealMedia video streams, 1998-present. VTNA lends videotapes of broadcasts or item compilati...   [more]
Holdings: 1968-present.

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Women's Studies Encyclopedia
Information about women from all fields and disciplines of study, with an emphasis on American issues. Articles are written in nonspecialist language and include bibliographic citations for further re...   [more]

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World Bank Documents & Reports
Also Known as: World Development Sources, WDS
Page-image fulltext of more than 14,000 World Bank documents. Covers World Bank activities and interests worldwide in agriculture, economic policy, education and social protection, electrical power, o...   [more]
Holdings: 1960-present. Updated weekly.
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