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APA PsycInfo – Indexes and abstracts scholarly journal articles, chapters, books, technical reports,
and dissertations in psychology and related social science disciplines. Provides links
to some full-text articles. (see also PsycInfo)
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Black Freedom Struggle in the U.S. –  A website centered on the experience and perspectives of African Americans, including
input from Black history scholars and advisors. Contains approximately 2,000 primary
source documents spanning different phases of Black Freedom from 1790 – 2000.

Black Life in America – Sourced from more than 19,000 American and global news sources, including over 400
current and historical Black publications. Covers from pre-Revolution America (early
18th century) to the modern era (early 21st century).

Books at JSTOR – Books at JSTOR contains over 32,000 ebooks published prior to 2016 from a number
of academic publishers with subject strengths in the humanities and social sciences. 
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Books on Project MUSE – Books on Project MUSE provides access to ebooks published by university presses
in the humanities and social sciences.
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Criminal Justice Database – Provides full-text of select criminal justice journals and indexes and abstracts
other U.S. and international journals.
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Criminology Collection – Provides full-text of criminal justice, law enforcement and security services journals,
and indexes and abstracts other U.S. and international journals. Includes Criminal
Justice Database and the NCJRS Abstracts database.
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Emerald Health & Social Care eJournal Collection – Indexes, abstracts and provides some full text of articles from international journals
in subjects including intellectual/learning disabilities, mental health, criminology
and forensic practice, working with vulnerable groups and management of services.
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Encyclopedia of Women and Crime – Provides a global perspective as well as both contemporary and historical scholarship
on the subject. This multi-volume encyclopedia enables readers to assess current literature
on crime, justice and gender, and understand and analyze women as both offenders of
and victims of crime.

Hispanic Life in America – Most comprehensive digital archive of primary source documents related to Hispanic
American life. Includes over 700 Spanish-language or bilingual publications, dating
from 1704 to today, that combine deep historical content with current sources.

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) – The International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) focuses on four primary
subject areas: anthropology, economics, political science and sociology.

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NCJRS (National Criminal Justice Reference Service) Abstracts Database – The NCJRS Abstracts Database contains summaries of more than 170,000 criminal justice
publications, including Federal, State, and local government reports, books, research
reports, journal articles, and unpublished research. When the full-text is available
online, a link is included with the abstract.
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Sage Knowledge – Provides access to ebooks in the social sciences, including scholarly monographs,
reference works, handbooks, series, and professional development titles.
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Social Science Database – Provides indexing, abstracts and full text for more journals in social science disciplines.
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Social Science Premium Collection – Provides access to Criminology Collection, including National Criminal Justice
Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts Database; Education Collection, including ERIC
and Education Database; the International Bibliography of the Social Sciences, IBSS;
Library & Information Science Collection (LISA); Linguistics Collection, including
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts; Politics Collection, including PAIS and
WPSA; Social Science Database; and Sociology Collection, including Sociological Abstracts.
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Social Sciences Citation Index® – Indexes and provides abstracts for the world’s leading social science journals beginning
in 1986 with links to locally available content.
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Social Services Abstracts – Indexes current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas,
including social welfare, social policy, and community development.
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Social Work Abstracts – Indexes and abstracts articles published in scholarly social work and other related
social science journals.
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SocINDEX – Indexes and abstracts an extensive collection of sociology journals with full-text
of articles from journals, books and conference papers. Content includes all sub-disciplines
of sociology and closely related areas of study.
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Sociological Abstracts – Indexes and abstracts scholarly journals covering all aspects of sociology and related
disciplines including anthropology, criminology, demography, education, law, social
psychology, and urban studies.
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Sociology Collection – Access to Sociological Abstracts, Applied Social Sciences Index Abstracts, and
the Sociology Database with full-text coverage.
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Sociology Source Ultimate  – Indexes and provides full text to scholarly journal and magazine articles, books,
and conference literature in sociology and related social science disciplines.
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Web of Science™ – Consists of three databases, Science Citation Index Expanded®, Social Sciences
Citation Index®, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index®; indexes and provides abstracts
for more recent articles.
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