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Social Work Abstracts
A core resource with records from social work and other related journals. Publication date coverage: 1977 to present.
Covers sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences, from over 1,640 journals, conference papers, books, and dissertations. Publication date coverage: 1963 to present.
Citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports in the field of psychology and the psychological aspects of related disciplines. Publication date coverage: 1887 to present.
PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) International
Indexes the literature of public policy, social policy, and the social sciences in general. Identifies journal articles, books, and selected government publications Publication date coverage: 1972 to present
Depending on your specific topic, population of interest, approach, etc., some of the following specialized databases may be helpful. Addiitonal specialized databases may be listed on guide pages for specific courses.
Criminal Justice Abstracts
Covers domestic and international journal articles, books, reports, etc. on a wide range of topics in criminal justice, including juvenile delinquency, courts, prisons, punishment and sentencing, etc. Publication date coverage: 1968 to present.
Criminology: A SAGE FUll-Text Collection
Includes the full-text of 23 journals published by SAGE and participating societies, covering juvenile justice, forensic psychology, family and domestic violenc, etc. Publication date coverage: 1973 to present (varies by title)
Violence and Abuse Abstracts
Covers essential areas related to violence and abuse, including family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, etc.
Family Studies Abstracts
Covers essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, and family therapy, Publication date coverage: 1979 to present.
Contains indexing, abstracts, and selected full text for more than 140 LGBT-specific core periodicals and over 290 LGBT-specific core books and reference works. Offers comprehensive coverage of traditional academic, cultural, lifestyle, and regional publications.
CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Information) Plus with Full Text
Covers over 1,700 professional journals in nursing and allied health disciplines, Publication date coverage: 1937 to present.
Medline (through EBSCOhost)
Journal citations and abstracts for medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the healthcare system. Publication date coverage: 1966 to present.
Academic Search Complete
Academic journals and popular magazines from all disciplines.
Full-text database of news articles from international and national newspapers, magazines and trade journals, and broadcast media transcripts.
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