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Use databases to search for articles related to your research topic:
Sociology Collection (ProQuest) This link opens in a new window
Includes Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts (ASSIA), Sociological Abstracts, and the Sociology Database. It covers international literature in sociology and social services, along with related fields and provides full text coverage of journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, and more. It forms part of the Social Science Premium Collection.
Dates covered: 1952-present.
Social Sciences Abstracts
Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts (ASSIA) This link opens in a new window
Provides indexing and abstracts from over 500 journals in 19 countries covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. It forms part of the Sociology Collection.
Dates covered: 1987-present.
Sociological Abstracts (ProQuest) This link opens in a new window
Best place to start for articles in sociology journals. Note that the PDFs are not included -- see tips below for finding the full text. Hint: Limit to Journal articles in English using the check boxes under the search -- this eliminates dissertations, unpublished papers, and other materials that are harder to get your hands on. Also includes Social Services Abstracts, which provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development.
APA PsycInfo This link opens in a new window
Produced by the American Psychological Association, it is the most comprehensive database of psychology. It provides abstracts and citations to peer-reviewed literature, including journal articles, books, book chapters and theses.
Dates Covered: 1887-present.
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Social Services Abstracts