Sociology & Political Science Databases


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Foreign Policy

Includes the Foreign Policy magazine and many additional foreign policy articles.
Full text: Yes

Gannett Newsstand Complete

Collection of Gannett newspapers published in the U.S. Includes New York newspapers: Ithaca Journal, Journal News (White Plains), Poughkeepsie Journal, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton), and Star-Gazette (Elmira).
Full text: Yes

Legal Source

Provides information on current issues and trends of the legal world.
Full text: Yes
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Social Sciences Full Text

Comprehensive collection of social science research journals.
Full text: Yes
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SocINDEX with Full Text

Comprehensive sociology research database dating back to 1881. Includes ebook chapters as well.
Full text: Yes
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Congress and the Nation

Comprehensive information on congressional trends, actions, and political & policy controversies.
Full text: Yes

Culture Grams

Provides facts and figures of countries worldwide with an emphasis on daily life and culture.
Full text: Yes

Daily Life Through History

Presents daily life and customs of peoples throughout history. Includes articles, images, maps, and primary documents.
Full text: Yes

Essay and General Literature Index

Index to essays and articles published in anthologies and collections.
Full text: Yes
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Essay and General Literature Retrospective

Essays and other articles found in anthologies and collections in the humanities and social sciences from 1900-1984. Includes literary works, drama, and film.
Full text: Yes
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Ethnographic Video Online: Volume I

Covers a wide range of streaming video, written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies, covering cultures and human behavior around the world.
Full text: No

Ethnographic Video Online: Volume II

Covers a wide range of streaming video, written ethnographies, field notes, seminal texts, memoirs, and contemporary studies, covering cultures and human behavior around the world.
Full text: No

Films on Demand

Comprehensive collection of educational titles. Includes the ability to organize and bookmark clips, and share playlists.
Full text: No

Global Issues in Context

Gale Global Issues in Context Covers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.
Full text: Yes
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General One File

Covers newspapers and journal articles in the field of business, economics, education, humanities, law, literature, political science, science & technology, and sports.
Full text: Yes
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ICPSR: InterUniversity Consortium for Political & Social Research

ICPSR is the world’s largest collection of digital social science data. First-time users will be asked to create an ICPSR MyData account; thereafter, you will need your email address and password to download data.
Full text: Yes

Lexis Nexis Academic

Comprehensive collection of business and legal sources. Includes hot topic links.
Full text: Yes

LGBT Life with Full Text

Collection of LGBT monographs, journals, magazines and regional newspapers.
Full text: Yes
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Military and Government Collection

Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.
Full text: Yes
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Nineteenth Century Collections Online

Primary source collection from the nineteenth century in a variety of western and non-western languages.
Full text: Yes
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Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Provides essays on controversial topics, representing different sides of an issue. Includes viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, websites, and magazine and newspaper articles. Similar to Points of View Reference Center.
Full text: Yes
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Sage Premier

Covers journals in the social sciences, criminal justice, health & medicine, and science.
Full text: Yes

Science Direct

Articles and book chapters from scientific, technical, and medical journals. Includes physical sciences & engineering, life sciences, health sciences, and social sciences & humanities.
Full text: Yes

Scopus

Provides abstracts and some full-text to scientific journals, books, and conference proceedings. Includes the science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts & humanities fields.
Full text: No

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive

Primary source collection of the slavery system from the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries. Includes the transatlantic slave trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, and the legal, personal, and economic aspects.
Full text: Yes
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Social Sciences Index Retrospective

Indexes of journals in all areas of the social sciences as far back as 1929.
Full text: No
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Wiley Online

Comprehensive collection of e-journals from Wiley-Blackwell. Includes applied, clinical, cognitive, developmental, general, and social, psychology.
Full text: Yes

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