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Provides citations and abstracts to articles published in some 2300 journals in sociology, social welfare, and social policy, as well as other related topics in the social and behavioral sciences. Also includes citations to some books and many dissertations. Includes Social Services Abstracts. Supported in part by the Paschal Library Endowment. Coverage: 1952-. Format: Articles: Journals or Newspapers
Articles: Journals or Newspapers (6)
Contemporary Women's Issues
Covers women s issues from 190 countries, with information available in full-text. Disciplines include sociology, psychology, health, education, business administration and political science. Coverage: 1992-.
Population Index on the Web (1986-1999)
"Population Index, published since 1935, is the primary reference tool to the world's population literature. It presents an annotated bibliography of recently published books, journal articles, working papers, and other material on population topics. It is a searchable and browsable database containing more than 40,000 abstracts of demographic literature published in Population Index." Coverage: 1986-.
ProQuest Criminal Justice
A database of U.S. and international criminal justice journals supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. Covers such areas as Criminology; Corrections & Law Enforcement; Criminal Justice; Addictions, Alcoholism, Gambling, Child Abuse; and Criminal Rehabilitation. Coverage: 1995-.
ProQuest Social Science Journals
Broad database covering a wide range of social science disciplines, including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work, sociology, and more. Coverage: 1987-.
ProQuest Sociology covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more. Coverage: 1985-.
Provides citations and abstracts to articles published in some 2300 journals in sociology, social welfare, and social policy, as well as other related topics in the social and behavioral sciences. Also includes citations to some books and many dissertations. Includes Social Services Abstracts. Supported in part by the Paschal Library Endowment. Coverage: 1952-.
Books, E-books (1)
eHRAF World Cultures
A cross-cultural database containing descriptive information on cultures and ethnic groups from around the world. Includes citations, abstracts, and full text of ethnographic and other materials, indexed by culture and subject. Information is drawn from books, dissertations, conference papers, and journal articles. Coverage: 1991-.
Encyclopedias & Reference (1)
Routledge Handbooks Online
Overviews of research and trends in the Social Sciences and Humanities. WFU access includes the following subject collections: Asian Studies; Communication, Journalism, Media & Culture; Environment & Sustainability; Law; Philosophy; Politics; Religion; Security Studies; and Sociology.
Filmakers Library Online
Streaming video collection of award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum--race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.
Primary Sources--Documents & Manuscripts (3)
Jewish Life in America, c1654-1954
Based on a variety of original manuscript collections from the American Jewish Historical Society in New York, this resource offers insights into the everyday lives of the American Jewish population over three centuries. The database includes documents and manuscripts; full-color, searchable images; interactive maps with historical census data; biographies; essays; and an interactive chronology. Materials can be organized and viewed by key themes, such as business & industry, civil rights, politics, everyday life, culture & the arts, etc. Coverage: 1654-1954.
Mountain People: Life and Culture in Appalachia
This collection consists of the diaries, journals, and narratives of explorers, emigrants, military men, Native Americans, and travelers. In addition, there are accounts on the development of farming and mining communities, family histories, and folklore. These accounts provide information on the social, political, economic, scientific, religious and agricultural characteristics of the Appalachian region. Coverage: 1700-1950.
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600 to 2000
Includes primary documents, books, images, scholarly essays, book reviews, Web site reviews, and teaching tools, all documenting the multiplicity of women's activism in public life. Also includes a searchable online edition of the highly respected research tool "Notable American Women: A Biographical Dictionary" (5 volumes, 1971-2004), fully integrated into the broader Women & Social Movements database.
Statistics & Data (1)
Roper Center Public Opinion Archives
One of the world's leading archives of social science data, specializing in data from surveys of public opinion. Covers opinions on social issues, politics, pop culture, international affairs, and more. Most of the data are from the United States, but over 50 nations are represented. Coverage: 1935-present.