Search

Information


Library Resources

Social Sciences

Home  >  J.E. & L.E. Mabee Library  >  Library Resources  >  Social Sciences

Select from these subject areas to see a list of suggested resources:
Criminal Justice | Government and International Affairs | Psychology | Sociology

All Databases A - Z
| Databases by Category

Criminal Justice

Databases:

  • Academic Search Complete (Texshare)
    Offers information in nearly every area of academic study including computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language, linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and more.

  • CQ Researcher & Archive
    Covers health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Includes overview, tables & maps; opposing positions, bibliographies and more.

  • FDsys (Government Printing Office)
    Provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. Offers, basic and advanced searching, and browsing by collection, Congressional committee, date, and Government author.

  • GPO Monthly Catalog
    Covers U.S. government documents, such as Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments of of the Federal Government.

  • International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
    Provides bibliographic references to journal articles, books, reviews and selected chapters in the areas of anthropology, economics, political science and sociology.

  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences Collection
    Archival collection of core journals in all major subject areas. Coverage includes content from, generally, three to five years prior to the present.

  • Legal Collection (Texshare)
    Source for information on current issues, studies and trends of the legal world. Covers criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, ethics, the environment, and more.

  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service Virtual Library
    Offers justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.

  • Rand Texas
    View, download, graph, and map statistical data for the state of Texas, broken down into seven categories: Business and Economics , Community, Education, Energy & Environment, Government Finance, Health and Socioeconomic & Population and Demographics.

  • SAGE Journals Online
    Multidisciplinary database that includes journals covering business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, medicine and more.

  • Social Services Abstracts
    Provides abstracts of articles and dissertations and citations to book reviews covering social work, human services, and related areas such as social welfare, social policy and community development.

  • Sociological Abstracts
    Provides citations and abstracts of journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers and working papers of the international literature of sociology and related disciplines.

  • Sociology Journals
    Provides full text journal articles covering sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more.

  • World News Digest
    Archival record of domestic and international news updated weekly covering major social, political, and economic events.

(back to top)

Government  and International Affairs

Databases:
  • Academic Search Complete (Texshare)
    Offers information in nearly every area of academic study including computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language, linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and more.

  • CQ Researcher & Archive
    Covers health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Includes overview, tables & maps; opposing positions, bibliographies and more.

  • Data USA
    Database and visualization tool of United States government public data featuring summary information and extensive graphics.

  • FDsys (Government Printing Office)
    Provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. Offers, basic and advanced searching, and browsing by collection, Congressional committee, date, and Government author.
  • Federal Register
    The official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.

  • GPO Monthly Catalog
    Covers U.S. government documents, such as Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments of of the Federal Government.

  • International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
    Provides bibliographic references to journal articles, books, reviews and selected chapters in the areas of anthropology, economics, political science and sociology.

  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences Collection
    Archival collection of core journals in all major subject areas. Coverage includes content from, generally, three to five years prior to the present.

  • Legal Collection (Texshare)
    Source for information on current issues, studies and trends of the legal world. Covers criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, ethics, the environment, and more.

  • Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe
    Provides full-text documents covering news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications. Sources include U.S. and international newspapers, federal and state case law, codes, company information, and more.

  • Military and Government Collection (Texshare)
    Provides current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.

  • Political Database of the Americas
    Information about institutions and political processes, national constitutions, branches of government, elections, political constitutional studies and other subjects related to democracy in the Western Hemisphere.

  • World News Digest
    Archival record of domestic and international news updated weekly covering major social, political, and economic events.
(back to top)

Psychology

Research Guides:

Databases:   

  • Health Reference Center - Academic (Texshare)
    Multi-source database providing access to full-text of nursing and allied health journals.

  • Health Source: Consumer Edition (Texshare)
    Collection of consumer health information, including consumer health magazines, health-related pamphlets, and reference books.

  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic (Texshare)
    Access to peer-reviewed nursing and allied health resources, including the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide.

  • Highwire Press
    Contains journal articles in life and medical sciences fields, most are available after an average delay of one year.

  • International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
    Provides bibliographic references to journal articles, books, reviews and selected chapters in the areas of anthropology, economics, political science and sociology.

  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences Collection
    Archival collection of core journals in all major subject areas. Coverage includes content from, generally, three to five years prior to the present.

  • Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe
    Provides full-text documents covering news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications. Sources include U.S. and international newspapers, federal and state case law, codes, company information, and more.

  • MEDLINE (First Search)
    Bibliographic database containing references to journal articles in the life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine. Records are indexed with National Library of Medicine's Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).

  • MEDLINE (EBSCO) (Texshare)

    Information on medicine, nursing, and other health-related fields. Uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing.

  • MEDLINEplus
    Provides health information and links from the National Library of Medicine and other agencies, including information about drugs, illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.

  • PILOTS
    Provides citations to literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related issues including assessment, prevention, treatment, mental health services, professional ethics, public policy and more.

  • PsycArticles

    Provides articles in psychology and related disciplines.

  • PsycINFO
    Contains citations & summaries of international literature in psychology and related disciplines, including articles, books, dissertations and reports.

  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (Texshare)

    Covers topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.

  • PubMed
    Database of biomedical journal citations and abstracts created by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Includes all MEDLINE content plus additional citations to out-of-scope articles, some pre-MEDLINE content, and more.

  • SAGE Journals Online
    Multidisciplinary database that includes journals covering business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, medicine and more.

  • Science Direct Health and Life Sciences Collection
    Contains peer-reviewed journals in health and life sciences covering areas such as biology, nursing, pharmacology, veterinary medicine, immunology, biochemistry and more.

  • Test Reviews Online
    Provides evaluations of commercially available tests and research instruments as they appear in the Mental Measurements Yearbook (print version of MMY is available at the library).

(back to top)

Sociology

Research Guides:

Databases:

  • Academic Search Complete (Texshare)
    Offers information in nearly every area of academic study including computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language, linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and more.

  • Alcohol & Alcohol Problems Science Database
    Portal to support researchers and practitioners researching alcohol and related topics.

  • FDsys (Government Printing Office)
    Provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. Offers, basic and advanced searching, and browsing by collection, Congressional committee, date, and Government author.

  • GPO Monthly Catalog
    Covers U.S. government documents, such as Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments of of the Federal Government.

  • International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
    Provides bibliographic references to journal articles, books, reviews and selected chapters in the areas of anthropology, economics, political science and sociology.

  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences Collection
    Archival collection of core journals in all major subject areas. Coverage includes content from, generally, three to five years prior to the present.

  • PsycINFO
    Contains citations & summaries of international literature in psychology and related disciplines, including articles, books, dissertations and reports.

  • Population Index
    Primary reference tool to the world's population literature.

  • SAGE Journals Online
    Multidisciplinary database that includes journals covering business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, medicine and more.

  • Social Services Abstracts
    Provides abstracts of articles and dissertations and citations to book reviews covering social work, human services, and related areas such as social welfare, social policy and community development.

  • Sociological Abstracts
    Provides citations and abstracts of journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers and working papers of the international literature of sociology and related disciplines.

  • ProQuest Sociology
    Provides full text journal articles covering sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more.

  • United States Census Bureau
    Provides wide variety of socioeconomic and demographic data on the United States.

  • World News Digest
    Archival record of domestic and international news updated weekly covering major social, political, and economic events.
(back to top)