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Social Sciences (Psychology, Sociology, Religion, etc.)

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JSTOR Sign in Required

Scholarly articles and ebooks in the social sciences, humanities, earth and biological sciences, and more. Incorporates image results from Artstor.

PsycARTICLES Sign in Required

Articles on psychology topics from journals published by the APA (American Psychological Association).

Gale eBooks Sign in Required

Selected dictionaries, encyclopedias, and reference books in many subjects.

EBSCO Ebook Collection Sign In Required (EBSCOhost)

A selection of ebooks on many topics. Includes some literature (novels, poems, short stories, etc.).

Academic Search Premier Sign in Required (EBSCOhost)

Articles in all subjects from scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers. An all-purpose database and often a good place to start.

Other Databases to Consider

Academic OneFile Sign In Required (Gale)

Articles in all subjects from scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers. An all-purpose database.

Evaluations of effective (and ineffective) practices in criminal justice and law enforcement. Includes evaluations of specific programs.

Articles, reports, and book chapters on topics in criminal justice. Most results contain only article and chapter citations and abstracts. Reports published by groups within the Department of Justice are often available in full.

Polling the Nations Sign in Required

Public opinion polls conducted in the U.S. and around the world by news and polling organizations on social, economic, and political issues.

Project MUSE Sign in Required

Journal articles and books on literature, history, visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and more.

Very Short Introductions Sign in Required

Academic overviews of topics in science, history, philosophy, religion, and other social sciences. Each book is an introductory exploration of a single topic.

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