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ABI/Inform CollectionThis link opens in a new windowIncludes ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Dateline and ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry. This database covers business and economic conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques, as well as competitive and product information. Dates Covered: 1971-present
Academic Search CompleteThis link opens in a new windowIndexes journals in the social sciences, humanities, general science, multicultural studies and education.
Dates Covered: 1887-present.
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Business Source CompleteThis link opens in a new windowComprehensive coverage of journals and trade publications in all business-related disciplines. Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, major reference works, conference proceedings, case studies, company profiles, SWOT analyses, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, and Harvard Faculty Seminar Videos.
Dates Covered: 1886-present.
PAIS IndexThis link opens in a new windowCovers public affairs, policy & politics, international affairs & statistics. Includes publications from over 120 countries throughout the world, journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, web content, and more.
Politics Collection (ProQuest)This link opens in a new windowIncludes PAIS Index, Policy File Index, Political Science Database, and Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. Covers international literature in political science and public administration/policy, along with related fields. It forms part of the Social Science Premium Collection.
Dates covered: 1914-present.
Social Science Premium Collection (ProQuest)This link opens in a new windowIncludes the Criminology Collection, Education Collection, International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS), Library & Information Science Collection, Linguistics Collection, Politics Collection, Social Science Database, and the Sociology Collection. This resource includes content from across the social sciences with deep coverage of sociology and politics, as well as coverage of criminal justice, education, linguistics, and language behavior. Extent: Multidisciplinary
Sources always documented in a bibliography,references or works cited list, or footnotes at the bottom of each page
Lengthy often 10+ pages
Authors' affiliations listed - professors, scholars, or researchers
Describes the results of original research (e.g. experiments, case studies or analyses)
Graphs, charts, tables, equations (especially in STEM disciplines)
Written for experts - use of jargon or technical language
Long, descriptive title
AEA JournalsThis link opens in a new windowProvides full text access to the American Economic Association's core journals on microeconomics, macroeconomics, applied economics, and more. Dates covered: 1999-present