This database indexes both core and specialized journals (2,600) and books in the social sciences. Core disciplines covered are anthropology, economics, political science and sociology, with additional coverage in other social science fields. Thirty percent of the records are in languages other than English. User guide/tutorial
Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts is an indexing and abstracting tool covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. Updated monthly, ASSIA provides a comprehensive source of social science and health information for the practical and academic professional. ASSIA contains records from over 500 journals published in 19 different countries. User guide/tutorial
Provide access to an assortment of the most important English-language social science journals. Social Science Full Text includes full-text articles from hundreds of journals, covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences. User guide/tutorial
Sage Research Methods provides a comprehensive array of resources related to quantitative and qualitative social science research methodologies. Included in this database are reference materials, journal articles, books, handbooks, and video which describe and explain social science research methods. User guide/tutorial
The University Libraries offers two services through IngentaConnect:
The full text of articles for journals to which the Libraries subscribe through IngentaConnect
Free New Issue Alerts for thousands of journals. Users may select journals and receive notification of new issues via e-mail, or create saved searches for periodic notification of new articles. See How to Set Up an IngentaConnect Account for instructions.
PolicyMap is a fully web-based Geographic Information System (GIS) and mapping product. Data includes demographics, home sale statistics, health data, mortgage trends, school performance scores and labor data like unemployment, crime statistics and city crime rates. A complete list of GIS data available can be found in their data directory.
The Libraries' Web of Science subscription includes coverage from 1983 on for Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts and Humanities Citation Index. It also includes citation coverage for books, conference proceedings, data sets, patents and other materials (coverage dates vary). User guide/tutorial
Bibliographic database focusing on social aspects of gerontology. Topics include: the psychology of aging, end-of-life care, elder abuse, the elderly in society, and health issues of the elderly. User guide/tutorial
Alt-PressWatch is a full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press. Includes critical perspectives on local and international issues confronting contemporary society within a broad spectrum of subject areas. The database offers free text searching and complete indexing. It is a current and retrospective collection and it provides viewpoints and perspectives to complement and challenge the coverage of the mainstream media.
Anthropology Plus is one of the most comprehensive indexes covering the fields of anthropology, archaeology, biological anthropology, linguistics, and related interdisciplinary research. User guide/tutorial
Primary sources documenting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered people's history. Fully searchable periodicals, newsletters, manuscripts, government records, organizational papers, correspondence, an international selection of posters, and other primary source LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part II provides coverage of underrepresented communities. Part II series highlights often-excluded groups—even within the LGBTQ community—and enables users to draw new connections across the development of LGBTQ culture and activism.
This bibliographic database is specialized in U.S. Latino issues. It provides access to bibliographic information on journal articles, books, book chapters, newspaper articles and anthologies. Includes the Spanish Speaking Mental Health Database, covering psychological, sociological and educational literature. User guide/tutorial
Chinese pamphlets, picture books and other propaganda issued during the early years of the People's Republic of China between 1947 and 1954. This is the "street literature" of the revolution, the comic books, leaflets and other ephemera distributed to the population of the provincial cities and villages.
Comprehensive coverage of the journal literature of criminal justice including full text of 270 journals and abstracts for 130 additional journals.
Also includes selected books and reports. User guide/tutorial
The Current Index to Statistics (CIS), a bibliographic index to publications in statistics and related fields, is a joint venture of the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. It currently indexes the entire contents of more than 162 core journals, selectively indexes an additional 1,200 journals, and indexes some 11,000 mathematical statistics books and conference proceedings. CIS is international in scope and covers subjects such as Bayesian mathematics, data analysis, Markov processes, Monte Carlo methods, probability, statistics, and stochastics.
A multidisciplinary data repository covering business, economics, finance, social sciences, demographics, public health, and more. Contains many tools for exporting, comparing, analyzing and visualizing the datasets. Full list of data sources here: http://data-planet.libguides.com/ld.php?content_id=16663799
The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, with the goal of covering all subjects and languages. More than 800 open access journals are in the directory.
DOAJ is hosted by Lund University Libraries Head Office . The project is funded by Open Society Institute - Budapest and also supported by SPARC, The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition.
Varies by individual title
Includes information regarding titles added in the last thirty days
The complete range of academic subjects appearing in dissertations accepted at accredited institutions. Also includes master's theses, educational specialist materials, and other projects accepted for master's degrees by accredited colleges and universities.
GenderWatch is a full text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. Publications include academic and scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, pamphlets, conference proceedings, and government, non-governmental (n-g-o) special reports. User guide/tutorial
A bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars and edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress. The Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities. Each year, more than 130 academics from around the world choose over 5,000 works for inclusion in the Handbook. User guide/tutorial
The Web version of the Hispanic American Periodical Index covers information on Central and South America as well as Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the U.S.-Mexican border region, and Hispanics in the U.S. The database contains complete bibliographic citations to articles, book reviews, documents, original literary works and other materials from key journals worldwide. User guide/tutorial
Covers the history of the world except for the United States and Canada from 1450 to the present. Includes all branches of history: political, diplomatic, military, economic, social, cultural, religious, and intellectual history and the history of science, technology and medicine. Also includes materials relating to the profession of history. Approximately 50% of the articles are from English-language journals. A good source for finding scholarly sources on international issues. User guide/tutorial
The Human Relations Area File (HRAF) Collection of Ethnography covers information on all aspects of social and cultural life from selected cultures around the world. Note: Cultures not treated on the Web may be found in the HRAF fiche collection in the microforms room of the University Library.
The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is the world's largest archive of computerized social science data. Searchable by broad subject category or keyword. Most files are freely available to download and is an itegral part of the infrastructure of social science research. In order to download data, first-time UAlbany users must create a MyData account from a UAlbany computer. Once you have created an account that identifies you with UAlbany, you may access ICPSR data from off-campus and social media accounts. User guide/tutorial
Includes current and retrospective bibliographic citations and abstracts from over 150 scholarly and popular journals, newspapers and newsletters from the U.S., Africa and the Caribbean and full-text coverage of 31 core Black Studies periodicals. Coverage is international in scope and multidisciplinary spanning cultural, economic, historical, religious, social and political issues of importance to Black Studies.
Image backfiles of journals in humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. Includes the following collections: Arts & Sciences I through X, Arts & Sciences XII; Life Sciences, Iberoamerica and JSTOR Asia collection. User guide/tutorial
Provides access to more than 3 million digital resources residing in collections at more than 300 research institutions. All subjects and types of digital resources are represented including electronic books and journals, images, audio files and movies.
PsycARTICLES covers the international literature in psychology and related behavioral and social sciences including psychiatry, sociology, anthropology, education, pharmacology and linguistics. Citations are linked to the full text of 50+ journals published by the APA and included in PsycARTICLES. User guide/tutorial
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection covers information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry &psychology, mental process, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. Includes some full-text monographs and over 500 journal titles with selects full-text access EBSCO's list of journal titles and coverage dates are found at this site: http://www.ebscohost.com/titleLists/pb-complete.htm Several journal titles overlap in coverage within EBSCO Academics Search Complete and indexing in PsysINFO. Psychology researchers may find this to be a useful supplemental resource to PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES, or PubMed. The database can be searched independently, but also allows users from subscribing institutions to conveniently link to full text from citations within PsysINFO.
Varies by journal title - selective coverage from 1965 to the present
PsycINFO covers the international literature in psychology and related behavioral and social sciences including psychiatry, sociology, anthropology, education, pharmacology and linguistics. Citations are linked to the full text of 50+ journals published by the APA and included in PsycARTICLES. User guide/tutorial
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.
The African Studies Companion seeks to bring together a wide range of sources of information in the African studies field, now covering both print and electronic resources. The majority of listings identify primarily general, multidisciplinary sources of information, and for the most part those in English.
A collection of digitized documentary sources on women and social movements in the United States. The database includes published histories and records of women's reform organizations throughout the United States across the 19th and 20th centuries. The database features scanned original selections of books, pamphlets, and related materials from "One Hundred Years of the Women's Suffrage Movement," The History of Woman Suffrage (6 volumnes, 1881-1922); proceedings of the national conventions of female Anti-Slavery societies in the 1830's; proceedings of the women's rights conventions in the 1850's and 1860's; annual reports of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union; and local and national histories of the General Federation of Women's Clubs. Also included is Alexander Street's full-text author database Semantic Indexing and The Dictionary of Social Movements.
Women's Studies International includes bibliographic information for journals and books drawn from a variety of women's studies sources and essential databases. WSI provides electronic access to Women's Studies Abstracts, Women's Studies Database, Women's Studies Librarian, Women of Color and Southern Women: A Bibliography of Social Science Research, and Women's Health and Development: An Annotated Bibliography. User guide/tutorial