Databases for Sociology

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Sociology Databases
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Sociological Abstracts

Sociological Abstracts indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines.

1952-present more info

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Sociology Databases
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Academic OneFile

Contains more than 11,000 academic jounals, the majority in full text and peer-reviewed, and podcasts and transcripts from major news sources.

1980-present more info
Academic Search Complete

Provides full text for over 8,500 magazines and journals, including more than 7,300 peer reviewed titles. Indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 12,500 journals.

1980-present more info
Ageline

Covers 600 journals, books, book chapters, reports, dissertations, consumer guides, and educational videos focusing on the subject of aging and middle-aged and older adults.

1978-present (selected coverage 1966-1977) more info
Annual Reviews

Annual Reviews critically reviews the most significant primary research literature to guide researchers to the principal contributions of their field.

2007-present more info
Anthropology Plus

Provides citations to articles and essays from over 1,000 journals, monographic series, reports, commentaries, and review essays.

19th century-present more info
Family and Society Studies Worldwide

Provides over 1 million bibliographic records drawn from over a thousand professional journals, books, popular literature, conference papers, government reports, and other sources.

1970-present more info
Gender Studies Database

Includes professional journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, discussion and working papers, theses & dissertations and other sources.

1972-present more info
JSTOR

JSTOR specializes in making available the back issues of academic journals (over 1,000) in a wide variety of humanities and social science disciplines.

Coverage is the beginning of the journal until two to five years ago. more info
LGBT Life with Full Text

LGBT provides full text access to over 130 journals, indexing for 200 more, as well as access to more than 170 full-text monographs/books including Classics in Lesbian Studies, Gay Sci

1990s-present more info
Social Sciences Citation Index

Part of Web of Science, the Social Sciences Citation Index provides indexing for more than 1,950 journals across 50 social sciences disciplines.

1900-present more info

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Credo Reference

Credo Reference provides access to hundreds of reference books (encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, quotations) from over 70 academic publishers.

2000-present more info
ICPSR

ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) offers more than 500,000 digital files containing social science research data.

1940-present more info
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research

The Roper Center archives datasets from thousands of surveys with national adult, state, foreign, and special subpopulation samples.

1935-present more info
Sage Knowledge

Sage Knowledge provides full text access to more than 150 social science encyclopedias and over 100 handbooks.

1994-present more info
WorldCat

Contains over 50 million records cataloged by OCLC member libraries throughout the world: Appalachian State University Library is a member (OCLC member code=NJB).

1000 BC-present more info

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