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SocIndex with Full Text Restricted Resource Some full text available
Index and full text of sociology and social work journals.
Annual Reviews Restricted Resource Some full text available
Journals on a wide variety of economic, scientific, health, and psychological topics and related fields.
Academic Search Complete Restricted Resource Some full text available
Index and full text of magazines, newspapers, reports, conference proceedings, and scholarly journals in a wide variety of disciplines.
JSTOR Restricted Resource Some full text available
An electronic repository of full-text journals in a variety of disciplines, JSTOR includes the full text of journals starting from the origin of their publication, but often does not have the most recent 2-5 years.
Sage Journals Restricted Resource Some full text available
Index and some full text of journals published by Sage.
DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals Some full text available
DOAJ is a database of open access, peer-reviewed journals.
Google Scholar
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. And you can connect to the library for full text links to show up right there in Google!


Oxford Academic Restricted Resource Some full text available
Full-text ebooks and articles published by university presses on a wide variety of subjects, including history, political science, sociology, and literature. Hosted by Oxford University Press.

Publications in the Field

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Search for a journal, magazine, or other periodical by its exact title, the beginning words of the title, or words within the title. You can also browse by Category for journals in your field of interest.

Reference Materials

Principles of Sociology Restricted Resource Some full text available
A three-part book series on a wide range of issues that relate to personal relationships, group behavior, issues in society and how society develops, organizes, and changes.
SAGE Social Science Thesaurus
The SAGE Social Science Thesaurus is a multidisciplinary vocabulary of the most important concepts in the social sciences.
Encyclopedia of American Studies Some full text available
Covers the history, philosophy, arts, and cultures of the United States in relation to the world, from pre-colonial days to the present, from various perspectives and the global American Studies movement.

Topics covered include: American Studies Concepts, Figures and Practices -- Arts and Literature -- Economics, Business, and Labor -- Education, Libraries, and Museums -- Ethnicity, Race, and Religious Cultures -- Gender and Family -- National Identity -- Nature and the Environment -- Periods and Eras -- Philosophy -- Political Science and Law -- Popular Culture -- Science, Technology, and Medicine -- Social Movements and Social Reform.

Primary Sources

Black Thought and Culture Restricted Resource Some full text available
Black Thought and Culture is a landmark electronic collection of approximately 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders--teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures--covering 250 years of history.
Uncovering Chicago Archives Project
Provides open public access to online finding aids for hundreds of archival collections documenting a wide range of topics, time periods, and geographical areas. Researchers can find primary archival sources on African American history and culture, theater, jazz, urban sociology, journalism, Native Americans, modern poetry, anthropology, African studies, literature, criminology and legal studies, art and photography, medical history, and the Manhattan Project, among many other subjects.
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 brings together 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.


Filmakers Library Online Restricted Resource Resource contains video
Filmakers Library Online provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide.


ARDA: Association of Religion Data Archives Some full text available
"The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) strives to democratize access to the best data on religion. Founded as the American Religion Data Archive in 1997 and going online in 1998, the initial archive was targeted at researchers interested in American religion."
Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.
CDC - Data & Statistics
Statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The census bureau website contains the economic census, demographic data, economic indicators, and more.
Pew Research Center: Religion & Public Life
Seeks to promote a deeper understanding of issues at the intersection of religion and public affairs. The project conducts surveys, demographic studies and other social science research to examine a wide range of issues concerning religion and society in the United States and around the world – from shifting religious composition to the influence of religion on politics to the extent of government and social restrictions on religion. The project also covers a range of issues that often have a religious component – from abortion and gay marriage to stem cell research and church-state controversies.
Statistical Abstracts of the United States
Statistical Abstract data ranges from 1878 to 2012. Some retrospective data goes back to the late 1700s. Includes information on population, employment, elections, migration, income, and business.