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General Databases for Sociology

Communication & Mass Media Complete provides
access to resources encompassing the breadth of the 
communication disciplines.

Provides digitized full-text articles from 117 scholarly
 journals and magazines. Coverage does not include the
 past 3-5 years of publication. Many search options are
 available, including browsing by subject (i.e. "Language
 and Literature") or title. 

Gender Studies Database provides indexing and 
abstracts covering the full spectrum of gender-related 
scholarship. It offers over a million records from scholarly
 and popular publications, including journals, books, 
conference papers and theses.

An essential resource for ethnic and racial studies, this
database includes abstracting for the top academic
journals, books, periodicals and newspapers related to 
the field 

This bibliographic database covers the essential topics 
related to the study of violence and abuse, including
family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse and 

 Subject Databases

Social Science Database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, communication, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work, and sociology.

Sociology Database covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including relevant titles from related fields such as social policy, social care, social services, social anthropology, gender studies, gerontology, social psychology and population studies. It includes hundreds of full-text scholarly journals, as well as dissertations and other sources.

Provides coverage of public policy, political science, and criminology, as well as the full range of social science topics.

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