Databases for Sociology

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JSTOR specializes in making available the back issues of academic journals (over 1,000) in a wide variety of humanities and social science disciplines.

Coverage is the beginning of the journal until two to five years ago.
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ProQuest Social Science Journals provides access to over 1,000 scholarly journal titles, with around 700 available in full text.

1980-present
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ProQuest Sociology provides access to the full-text of more than 310 journals in sociology and social work.

1985-present
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Sociological Abstracts indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines.

1952-present
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Provides full text for over 8,500 magazines and journals, including more than 7,300 peer reviewed titles. Indexing and abstracts are provided for more than 12,500 journals.

1980-present
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Covers 600 journals, books, book chapters, reports, dissertations, consumer guides, and educational videos focusing on the subject of aging and middle-aged and older adults.

1978-present (selected coverage 1966-1977)
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Annual Reviews critically reviews the most significant primary research literature to guide researchers to the principal contributions of their field.

2007-present
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Provides citations to articles and essays from over 1,000 journals, monographic series, reports, commentaries, and review essays.

19th century-present
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Credo Reference provides access to hundreds of reference books (encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, quotations) from over 70 academic publishers.

2000-present
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Includes professional journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, discussion and working papers, theses & dissertations and other sources.

1972-present
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ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) offers more than 500,000 digital files containing social science research data.

1940-present
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LGBT provides full text access to over 130 journals, indexing for 200 more, as well as access to more than 170 full-text monographs/books including Classics in Lesbian Studies, Gay Sc

1990s-present
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Multidisplinary database with access to nearly 20,000 journals, magazines, and newspapers.

1905-present
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The Roper Center archives datasets from thousands of surveys with national adult, state, foreign, and special subpopulation samples.

1935-present
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Sage Knowledge provides full text access to more than 150 social science encyclopedias and over 100 handbooks.

1994-present
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Part of Web of Science, the Social Sciences Citation Index provides indexing for more than 1,950 journals across 50 social sciences disciplines.

1900-present
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Contains over 50 million records cataloged by OCLC member libraries throughout the world: Appalachian State University Library is a member (OCLC member code=NJB).

1000 BC-present
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