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Research Databases for Sociology (58)

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Business, Economics, Finance. ProQuest. Includes databases ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry, and Asian Business Review.

1971 to present More
American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (ABSEES) Ebsco 1990 - present More
Annual Reviews full text

1996 to present

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials Ebsco server 1949 to present More
Bibliography of Native North Americans Ebsco 1500s to present More
British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries Full text historical documents. Alexander St. Press 1500-WWII More
CAB Direct Applied life sciences More
Canadian Human Rights Reporter

Canadian human rights laws & case reports.
1 user at a time, please log out when finished.

1980 to present More
Canadian Periodical Index (CPI.Q) Gale site 1988 to present More
CBCA [Canadian Business & Current Affairs]

Canadian business & news. New ProQuest site

1982-1992 index only; 1993 to present full text More
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) International Affairs 1991 to present More
Communication & Mass Media Complete Full text and cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for journals covering communication, mass media and related fields.


Defining Gender, 1450-1910 full-text manuscripts, printed works and illustrations 1450-1910 More
Dissertations & Theses Global

PhD & masters theses. New ProQuest site

Indexing 1861 -
Abstracts [varies] -
Full Text 1997 -
Environment Abstracts

Environment. New ProQuest site

1975 to present More
ERIC-sponsored internet access to the ERIC database


from 1966, depending on which database is chosen More
Family & Society Studies Worldwide Family studies. Ebsco site 1970 to present More
Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

Women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.

1991 - present More
First Nations Periodical Index (1980's) to present More
Globe and Mail, Canada's Heritage from 1844

Globe & Mail, full text, fully searchable, including ads. New ProQuest site.

1844 to 4 years ago More
HLAS Online (Handbook of Latin American Studies) Handbook of Latin American Studies 1935 to present More
Humanities & Social Sciences Retrospective

Scholarly literature covering a broad spectrum of Arts disciplines.

1907 to 1984 More
IDRC Digital Library International Development

1970 to present

Indigenous Collection (Informit) Multidisciplinary topics relating to Indigenous peoples from around the world. Includes journals, books, reports, and conference proceedings. 1920 - Present
Infotrac Newsstand index only for 5 US National newspapers Gale site. 1977 - present More
JSTOR back issues of the core journals in Humanities, Social Sciences and Sciences - full text Coverage varies by journal (excludes current 3 to 5 years) More
LGBT Life with Full Text

index plus some full text of LGBT journals

varies by journal
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts

Published by the Office of Justice Programs and U.S. Department of Justice's National Criminal Justice Reference Service.

More (National Film Board of Canada) Films, documentaries, animated shorts. 1930s to present More
Nineteenth Century Masterfile [NCM] periodical and newspaper indexes from the late 18th century to the early 20th century varies by database, circa 1800 to the 1900s More
North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories Full text historical documents. Alexander St. Press Late 18th century to the present More
North American Women's Drama Full text historical documents. Alexander St. Press Colonial times to the present More
North American Women's Letters and Diaries, Colonial to 1950 Full text historical documents. Alexander St. Press to 1950 More
openDemocracy news and analysis of global politics, democracy and elections current More
Oxford Reference Online Premium 2002- with updates More
Periodicals Archive Online (PAO) An archive of hundreds of digitized journals published in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

1802 to 2005

PILOTS: Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress

Traumatic stress. New ProQuest site.

1871 to present More
Policy File Index Canadian, American, and other countries' organizations 1990 to present More
Polling the Nations

Public opinion polls from around the world
(One user at a time) 

1986 to present More
Popline Reproductive health literature. (1930) to present More
Population Index 1986 to 2000 More

Psychology. APA PsycNET site

1985 to present


Psychology books full text. APA PsycNET site

1806 to present


Psychology. APA PsycNET site

1840 to present More
RAMBI - The Index of Articles on Jewish Studies 1966 to present More
Scholars Portal Ebooks

Full text electronic books on Scholars Portal

varies with title
Scholars Portal Ejournals

Full text electronic journals - browse by title

varies with title More
Scopus Science, Technology, Medicine & Social Sciences 1966 to present More
Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice manuscripts, books, pamphlets, maps and images 1490-2007 More
Social Services Abstracts

Social work. New ProQuest site

1980 to present More
Social Theory from Alexander Street 1787 - 2002 More
Sociological Abstracts

Sociology. New ProQuest site

1952 to present More
SPORTDiscus sports - Ebsco site 1830 to present More
Theses Canada Portal Canadian theses and dissertations

index 1965 to present; full text 1998 to present

Toronto Star: ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Toronto Star, full text, fully searchable, including ads. New ProQuest site.

1894 to 3 years ago

Web of Science ISI Web of Knowledge server varies by institution More
Wenger Anthropological Eskimo Database

Anthropology of northern peoples

to 1995

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 Full text historical documents. Alexander St. Press 1600 to 2000 More