Q. What are the best databases for doing research on sociology or social work?

Answer

Which databases are best for doing research on sociology or social work may depend on the specific topic or subject area you are studying. The following databases are some of our best resources for finding this information and would be a good place to start your research:

ScienceDirect College Edition - Social & Behavioral Sciences

A full-text collection of over 350 journals in the social sciences, including psychology, business,management and education. Elsevier's ScienceDirect delivers trusted, peer-reviewed information not available elsewhere.

Sage Premier Collection

Access to the content of over 500 peer-reviewed journals from 1999 to date, published by SAGE with coverage in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.

PsycArticles

Full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains more than 100,000 articles from 59 journals - 48 published by the APA and 11 from allied organizations. Coverage spans 1894 to present.

America: History and Life

Historical coverage of the U.S. and Canada from prehistory through the present.

JSTOR

JSTOR offers high-quality, interdisciplinary content , including over eight hundred leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. We now offer 6 archival collections, along with current subscriptions to individual titles accessed through the JSTOR Scholarship Program’s platform for seamless access to the full run of the title.

Academic Search Complete

Indexes over 8,200 journals in a broad range of academic disciplines. Full-text content is provided for over 4,600 of those journals, including over 3,600 peer-reviewed publications.

For more databases and resources on sociology or social work visit our LibGuides or Ask A Librarian for more help.

  • Last Updated Aug 08, 2017
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  • Answered By Rebecca Crago

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