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Databases: Social Sciences

Search multiple databases for books, articles, & more

Search box includes WebPAC (Catalog), Academic Search Premier, Britannica Academic, eBook Collection, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, LexisNexis Academic: Law Reviews, MasterFILE Complete, Military & Government Collection, Newswires, OmniFile Full Text Select, Opposing Viewpoints, Points of View Reference Center, Primary Search, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection, and the following websites: Air University Library Index to Military Periodicals, British Library EThOs, DASH, Directory of Open Access Journals, Europeana, Gallica Bibliothèque Numérique, LUNA Commons, Manuscriptorium Digital Library, OAPEN Library, RECERCAT, SSOAR, and TDX.

Ethnic & Minority Groups

  • Black Studies in Video
    Features award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States.
  • Women and Social Movements in the United States
    Primary source doucments and other publications related to the history of women in social movements in the United States from 1600-1900.



  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCOhost)
    Full text articles covering topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

  • Credo Reference
    A selection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference books. Areas covered include politics, government, sociology, and media studies.
  • CultureGrams
    Cultural profiles of over 170 countries plus information on each of the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    A collection of encyclopedias covering many disciplines including history and sociology.

Other Databases

  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
    Over 4,500 magazines, newspapers and journal articles from all academic disciplines with abstracts and indexing from an additional 8,000.
  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
    More than 40,000 eBooks on a wide selection of topics. Many are available for checkout and offline viewing. [ Downloading EBSCOhost eBooks ]
  • MasterFILE Complete (EBSCOhost)
    Multidisciplinary database providing full text from magazines, newspapers, journals, reference books, and primary source documents.
  • Military & Government Collection (EBSCOhost)
    Full text magazine, newspaper, and journal articles pertaining to all branches of the military.
  • OmniFile Full Text Select (EBSCOhost)
    Full text articles from roughly 1,000 magazines and journals covering a range of disciplines including the social sciences.
  • Opposing Viewpoints
    Pro/con coverage of controversial contemporary issues. Includes full text magazine and newspaper articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and links to relevant websites.
  • Points of View Reference Center
    Find critical essays of current events with an overview and two sides of the issue.
  • SIRS Researcher
    Thousands of full text magazine and newspaper articles exploring current events and social, scientific, health, historic, economic, business, political and global issues.
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