Social Sciences

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CQ Researcher

Weekly reports on issues in the news.

SocINDEX with Full Text

Sociology research database.

DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals

Covers free, quality-controlled scientific and scholarly journals.


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The American Economic Association’s electronic database.


Scholarly journal articles in area studies, art, business & economics, history, humanities, law, medicine & allied health, science & mathematics, and social sciences.  See the video tutorial.

LGBTQ+ Source

Collection of LGBT monographs, journals, magazines and regional newspapers.

Opposing Viewpoints (formerly Opposing Viewpoints in Context)

Source for information on today’s most controversial and talked about social issues; features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, websites, and magazine & newspaper articles.  See the video tutorial.

Social Explorer

Demographic data, maps, and profile reports of the United States.


Provides access to recent statistics and studies including market researchers, trade organizations, scientific journals, and government databases.

Wiley Online Library

Covers life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities.

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