Articles and Databases


Abstracts in Social Gerontology Index to nearly 82,000 records of age-related content with coverage going back to 1966. Subject areas covered include psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, and other key areas of relevance to geriatric studies.
Annual Reviews Index to review articles in a number of areas of science and some social sciences. Full text available from some Annual Review titles.
Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA) Index to the articles in the areas of health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education
Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology Contains over 1800 entries on key concepts and theories within the discipline of Sociology and other related fields.
Child Development & Adolescent Studies Index includes references to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21. Book reviews and abstracts from hundreds of journals and a bibliography of thousands of technical reports, books, book chapters, theses and dissertations covering biomedical and social sciences worldwide are indexed. More than 342,000 records are included with over 10,000 new records added each year.
Child Development Abstracts and Bibliography Index to the literature on child development, including a section on education. Ref. HQ750.A1C47
Communications and Mass Media Complete Provides cover-to-cover ("core") indexing and abstracts for over 390 journals, and selected ("priority") coverage of 200 more, for a combined coverage of nearly 600 titles in communications, mass media, and other closely related fields. Furthermore, this database includes full text for 285 journals.
Counseling & Psychotherapy Transcripts & Reference Works Searchable collection containing real transcripts of therapy and counseling sessions and first-person narratives illuminating the experience of mental illness and its treatment, as well as reference works to contextualize the primary material.
Counseling & Therapy in Video (vol. III) More than 300 hours of training videos, reenactments, and actual therapy sessions conducted by renowned counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, and clinicians. Volume III presents a firm grounding in the theoretical modalities of counseling and psychotherapy, while expanding into new and emerging areas such as social media, veterans, cyber-bullying, mindfulness, and neuroscience.
Criminal Justice Periodicals Comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.
Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics Comprehensive coverage of different topics in Linguistics including Applied Linguistics, Languages of the World, Phonetics, Speech Technology, etc.
Family & Society Studies Worldwide Database includes comprehensive coverage of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of Family Science, Human Ecology, Human Development, and Social Welfare. FSSW is an anthology of 4 database files providing access to more than 1.3 million records. Coverage spans from 1970 to the present.
Family Studies Abstracts Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to family studies, such as marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 53,500 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index Covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages. Because of the explosion of research in Women's Studies during the past two decades, scholars and students interested in women during the Middle Ages find an ever-growing flood of publications.
GenderWatch Full text database of periodical articles and other publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas.
Health & Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) is a comprehensive bibliographic database providing information about behavioral measurement instruments. Information in the database is abstracted from hundreds of leading journals covering health sciences and psychosocial sciences.
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences Includes over two million bibliographic references to journal articles and to books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951. Major areas of coverage include Anthropology, Politics, Sociology, and Economics. It is unique in its broad coverage of international material and incorporates over 100 languages and countries. Over 2,800 journals are regularly indexed and some 7,000 books are included each year.
International Index to Periodicals The predecessor of Social Sciences Index and Humanities Index. (1907-1973/74) Index Shelves Ref. AI3. R488
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) Index to articles, books, and dissertations in linguistics, speech, language, and hearing pathology, and language research.
Media Education Foundation Streaming documentary titles related to psychology and popular culture (use search box to find titles in Harry A. Sprague Library Collection).
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print Reviews of standardized educational, psychological and vocational tests from the 9th edition of the MMY, 1985 to date. Includes Tests in Print which is a comprehensive bibliography of all known commercially available tests. The tests, themselves, are not included.
NCJRS Abstracts Database (Legal) The National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database is an index to more than 215,000 criminal justice publications.
Oxford Bibliographies Online: Childhood Studies Oxford Bibliographies in Childhood Studies combines the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia. Select subject areas covered include Adolescence & Youth, adoption and fostering, children's rights, class, disability, education, child labor, and social policy.
Oxford Handbooks: Psychology The articles included in the Oxford Psychology Handbooks collection represent psychology's principal subfields: clinical psychology, cognitive neuroscience, cognitive psychology, counseling psychology, developmental psychology, health psychology, the history of psychology, industrial/organization psychology, methods and measurement in psychology, neuropsychology, and personality and social psychology.
PILOTS PILOTS (Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress) includes citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage (1871 to the present).
Proquest Psychology Database Full-text database with coverage from top psychology journals and related publications.
Proquest Social Science Database Full-text periodicals covering the social sciences.
Proquest Sociology Provides access to the full-text of more than 275 journals in sociology and social work. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts.
PsycArticles Full text database of artilces in the 42 journals published by the American Psychological Association. Coverage extends from 1988 to the present.
Psychology/Sociology Virtual Reference Collection (Gale) Reference titles (published by Gale) related to Psychology and Sociology.
PsycINFO The Web version of Psychological Abstracts from 1887 to the present.
Sage Premier Journals Sage Premier includes over 600 peer-reviewed full-text journals with content extending back to 1999 that covers a variety of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, science and technology, medicine, etc.
Science Direct Database of more than 1400 scientific journals published by Elsevier. Recent years of about half of the journals are available in full text. Search engine for locating information (including journal articles) related to Science.
Social Sciences Citation Index (Web of Science) Citation index which provides access to current and retrospective information from over 1,950 of the world's leading social sciences journals across 50 disciplines, as well as 3,500 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals
Social Sciences Index Index to over 300 periodicals in anthropology, criminology, economics, geography, political science, psychology, sociology, and urban studies. Coverage from 1974 to date. Index Shelves Ref. AI3.R492
Social Services Abstracts Index to current research on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development.
Social Work Abstracts Provides extensive coverage of more than 450 social work and human services journals dating back to 1965. Produced by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the database provides citations and abstracts dealing with all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, areas of service and social issues and problems.
Sociological Abstracts Index to publications in the fields of sociology, social sciences and related disciplines from 1986 to the present.
Statistical Abstract of the U.S. Online version of the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.