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Research Databases: Social Sciences

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  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
    (EBSCO) Nearly 575 full-text publications, including some 550 peer-reviewed journals, in psychiatry, psychology, and related fields.
  • Communication & Mass Media Complete
    (EBSCO) Full text from over 500 journals for communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields.
  • Psychology
    (ProQuest) Provides abstracts and indexing for key psychology titles, many which are available in full text. Coverage ranges from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology and psychometrics.
  • Gale OneFile: Psychology
    (Gale) Find authoritative periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology.
  • Gale OneFile: Contemporary Women's Issues
    (Gale) Find timely and historically relevant content on issues that influence women’s lives across the globe.
  • Gale OneFile: Diversity Studies
    (Gale) Access a range of periodical content to explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community.
  • Gale OneFile: Gender Studies
    (Gale) Discover balanced coverage of topics related to gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.
  • Academic Search Complete
    (EBSCO) Multi-disciplinary database; full text of articles from over 5,300 journals, magazines, and newspapers, plus image collections.
    (JSTOR) Complete historical full text of all issues of peer-reviewed journals in a wide range of humanities and social science fields.
  • Project MUSE  
    (Johns Hopkins University Press) Full text of 285 journals in literature, history, international/cultural studies and other humanities and social science fields.
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection
    (EBSCO) Includes over 300 full-text journals on such topics as world religions, biblical studies, and many aspects of philosophy.
  • US Major Dailies  
    (ProQuest) Full text of Chicago Tribune, NY Times, LA Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post. 

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  • Race Relations Abstracts
    (EBSCO) Locate peer-reviewed research in ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline, as listed. No full text, but search for the publication title in LSC Libraries' Full Text Finder for availability online or in one of the libraries' collections.

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  • Credo Reference
    (Credo) Includes materials from over 650 reference books on a variety of topics in higher education, including art, business, history, languages, literature, science, criminal justice, and political science.
  • eBook Collection
    (EBSCO) E-books on a full range of topics. Visit EBSCO's instructions on how to read on a mobile device. Create a free account to download to your device.  
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    Bluefire App Directions for EBSCO eBooksDownload books to your device using Adobe Digital Editions.
  • Ebook Central
    (ProQuest) Over 100,000 e-book titles covering a full range of academic topics. General reference works are also included. Mobile-friendly site.
    Bluefire App Directions for EBSCO eBooksDownload books to your device using Adobe Digital Editions.

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  • Behavior and Mental Health Online
    (Alexander Street Press) Video collection includes clinical mental health demonstrations, actual therapy sessions, compelling documentaries on the human condition, psychotherapy transcripts, as well client narratives and reference works.
  • Films on Demand 
    (Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS. 
  • Academic Video Online: Premium 
    (Alexander Street Press) Full-length videos on various topics, documentaries, instructional materials and limited historical news reports.
  • Kanopy
    (Kanopy) Classic cinema, independent films, and top documentaries in streaming video. Includes Media Education Foundation Collection.
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