Sociology

Gender Studies Database (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
Ebsco Gender Studies Database
Women's Studies International
Men's Studies Database
Description

Gender Studies Database™ combines NISC's popular Women's Studies International and Men's Studies databases with the coverage of sexual diversity issues. Gender Studies Database covers the full spectrum of gender-engaged scholarship inside and outside academia. Several thousand links to freely available and indexed full-text articles and documents on the Web are available. Source documents include professional journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, discussion and working papers, theses & dissertations and other sources. This source may be searched together with the LGBT Life database.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1972 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9483
Access
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Encyclopedia of Aging

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Aging (GVRL)
Description
Written by experts for a general audience, articles cover topics such as biology, medicine, economics, law, psychology, sociology, and history as they relate to aging. Illustrated with photos, graphs, and line drawings. Included as part of Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
2002 edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9441
Access
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Anarchism Pamphlets in the Labadie Collection

Description

The pamphlets digitized here comprise a very small part of a much larger collection of pamphlets owned by the University of Michigan Labadie Collection on the topic of anarchism.

Public-domain pamphlets were published in the U.S. before 1923 or have been explicitly released by the copyright holder. Items with undetermined rights are assumed to be in-copyright, and are searchable but not viewable online. Please contact labadie-collection@umich.edu for further assistance.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9407
Access
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Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
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International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (IESBS)

Alternative Titles
IESBS
Description

Online version of the largest reference work published in the social and behavioral sciences. Subjects covered include: anthropology, psychology, demography, economics, education, gender studies, law, linguistics,public policy, sociology, urban planning, etc.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
1st Ed.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9025
Access
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Universal Database of Russian Newspapers

Alternative Titles
UDB
Description

Provides full text of over 40 of the major newspapers and serials published in Russia, the Soviet Union, or its successor states. Most titles are in Russian or English, with two in Chechen.  Updated daily with over 900 new articles each day. Fully searchable.

Type
Article Index
Database
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1996 [or earlier]-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8857
Access
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National Conference on Social Welfare Proceedings

Alternative Titles
NCOSW Proceedings
Description

A fully searchable collection of the Proceedings of the National Conference on Social Welfare. These proceedings were issued under earlier names of the Conference as follows: 1874, Conference of Boards of Public Charities; 1875-1879, Conference of Charities; 1880-1881, Conference of Charities and Correction; 1882-1916, National Conference of Charities and Correction; 1917-1956, National Conference of Social Work; 1957-, National Conference on Social Welfare.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1874-1982
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8669
Access
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PsycINFO

Alternative Titles
PsycINFO (EBSCO)
Psyc Info, PsychInfo, Psych Info, Psychological Abstracts, Psyc Abs
Description

This database contains more than one million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology. It also includes information about the psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law. Journal coverage, which spans from 1887 to present, includes international material selected from more than 2,100 periodicals in over 35 languages.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1806-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8375
More Information
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Annual Reviews

Description

Provides access to authoritative, analytic reviews of research in 29 focused disciplines within the Biological & Medical, Physical, and Social Sciences. Permits searching within these three broad categories or across all 29 titles.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1984 - (tables of contents only); 1996 - (full text)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8373
Mobile Version
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ProQuest Statistical Insight

Alternative Titles
Formerly called LexisNexis Statistical Insight, LexisNexis Statistical, LexisNexis Statistical Universe
Lexis-Nexis, Lexis Nexis, Lexis/Nexis, LN
Description

Indexes and abstracts federal statistical publications since 1974, business and state government publications since 1980, and international agency publications since 1983. Provides links to full text of 15% of federal publications. 

Firefox and Internet Explorer recommended. Does not work with Safari.

Type
Statistics
Coverage
1974 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8299
Access
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Social Sciences Abstracts (with Full Text)

Alternative Titles
Wilson Social Sciences Index, Social Sciences Full Text
SSA, SSI, WSSI, SSFT
Description

Covers 625 of the most important English-language journals across all the social sciences, including full text of articles from over 200 of them as far back as 1995.  Its records describe feature articles, biographical sketches, interviews, obituaries, scholarly replies, and book reviews longer than one-half page; book reviews of government documents and letters to the editor are not included.  Subject areas covered include:  Addiction Studies • Anthropology • Area Studies • Community Health & Medical Care • Communications • Corrections • Criminal Justice • Criminology • Economics • Environmental Studies • Ethics • Family Studies • Gender Studies • Geography • Gerontology • International Relations • Law • Mass Media • Minority Studies • Planning & Public Administration • Policy Sciences • Political Science • Psychiatry • Psychology • Public Welfare • Social Work • Sociology • Urban Studies.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1983 - (Indexing); 1984 - (Abstracts); 1995 - (Selected full text)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8243
Access
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Pages

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