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Sociology: Online Resources

Sociology: Online Resources

Databases

Applied Social Science Index and Abstracts - ASSIA - An indexing and abstracting tool covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education in 500 journals published by 16 different countries for social science and health information for the practical and academic professional. Offered through Cambridge Scientific Abstracts.

Archives of Human Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 - Approximately 1.5 million pages of primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world. Rare and unique content from microfilm, newsletters, organizational papers, government documents, manuscripts, pamphlets, and other types of primary sources sheds light on the gay rights movement, activism, the HIV/AIDS crisis, and more. Repositories for this collection include: Lesbian Herstory Educational Foundation; Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives; Women's Energy Bank; GLBT Historical Society; National Library of Medicine; among other archives. Provided by Gale Cengage Learning.

Diversity Studies Collection (InfoTrac) - Provides access to scholarly journals andmagazines that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community. Offered through Gale.

eHRAF World Cultures - eHRAF World Cultures is a cross-cultural database that contains information on all aspects of cultural and social life. The annually-growing eHRAF database is unique in that the information is organized into cultures and ethnic groups and the full-text sources are subject-indexed at the paragraph level.

Gender Statistics - Provides data on key gender topics. Themes included are demographics, education, health, labor force, and political participation. Available from the World Bank's Open Data Initiative.

Gender Watch - GenderWatch is a full text database of over 170 unique publications focusing on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas. With its archival material, GenderWatch is a repository of an important historical perspective on the evolution of the women's movement and the changes in gender roles. Publications include academic and scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional and international publications, books, booklets and pamphlets, conference proceedings, and government, non-governmental organization, and special reports. Its subject areas include Gender Studies, Women's Studies, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender studies, and Family Studies. Offered through ProQuest.

National Geographic Magazine Archive - In-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology, environment, cartography, and more published in National Geographic from 1888 to the mid-1990's. Includes photos. Ability to search for articles and images.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context - an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted web sites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. Offered through Gale.

Pop Culture Collection (InfoTrac) - Full text journal articles in the area of pop culture. Offered through Gale.

Science Direct - Elsevier's journal portal provides full-text access to select (only titles with "Full-text available" icon are subscribed to) scientific, technical, and medical journals. Provides access to over 3,800 periodical titles and over 37,000 books. Some articles may be downloaded free of charge; others must be purchased.

Social Services Abstracts - Social Services Abstracts provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. 1980 to present. Updated monthly. Offered through Cambridge Scientific Abstracts.

Sociological Abstracts with Proquest Full text - Abstracts on all aspects of sociology. Provides access to the latest research in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Proquest Full-Text provides access to 140 full-text titles. Abstracts mostly begin in 1952. Updated monthly. Offered through Cambridge Scientific Abstracts/Proquest.


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