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Political Science   http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/polisci/

Annual Review of Public Health    http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/publhealth

Annual Review of Sociology  http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/soc/

JSTOR - Arts & Sciences I The Arts & Sciences I Collection includes the complete back runs of 119 titles in fifteen disciplines. JSTOR's first collection includes core research and society published journals in economics, history, political science, and sociology in other key fields as the humanities and social sciences. This collection also includes a selection of titles in the more science-oriented fields of ecology, mathematics, and statistics.  http://www.jstor.org/search/

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center is the premier full-text resource covering today's hottest social issues, from Terrorism to Endangered Species, Stem Cell Research to Gun Control. Drawing on acclaimed series published by Greenhaven Press and other Gale imprints, Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center brings together all the information that's needed to fully understand an issue: more than 9,100 pro and con viewpoint articles, 5000 topic overviews, reference articles that provide context, full-text magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, 300 primary source documents, 775 court-case overviews, 6,000 statistical tables, charts and graphs, 2,300 links to reviewed & subject-indexed Web sites, and thousands of Podcasts, including weekly presidential addresses and premier NPR programs. http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/lln_accl?db=OVRC

PAIS Archive.   This database comprises a retrospective conversion of the PAIS Annual Cumulated Bulletin, Volumes 1-62, published 1915-1976. Currently available on the CSA Illumina platform is Part I of this conversion project, containing over 850,000 records covering the years 1937-1976. Part II of the Archive will be available by Fall 2005 and will include records covering the years 1915-1936. When complete, the PAIS Archive will contain over 1 million records. The PAIS Archive is available as part of an enhanced subscription to PAIS International on CSA Illumina.The archive provides historical perspective on many of the 20th century's public and social policies.   http://www.csa.com/htbin/dbrng.cgi?username=acclx49753&access=acclx49753&db=paisarc-set-c

PAIS International.   Contains references to more than 553,300 journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more, from 1972 to current. Newspapers and newsletters are not indexed. Includes publications from over 120 countries throughout the world. In addition to English, some of the indexed materials are published in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.   http://www.csa.com/htbin/dbrng.cgi?username=acclx49753&access=acclx49753&db=pais-set-c

SocINDEX with Full Text.  Contains full text for 815 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 630 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers. The database features more than 1,910,000 records with subject headings from a 19,300 term sociological thesaurus. Contains abstracts for 640 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895. This file provides data mined from more than 630 "priority" coverage journals and over 2,840 "selective" coverage journals. Further, extensive indexing for books/monographs, conference papers, and other content sources is included. Searchable cited references are provided. Sub-disciplines and related areas: abortion, criminology & criminal justice, demography, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, political sociology, religion, rural & urban sociology, social development, social psychology, social structure, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, sociological history, sociological research, sociological theory, substance abuse & other addictions, violence and many others. In addition, features over 10,000 Author Profiles covering the most prolific, most cited, and most frequently searched for authors in the database. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=sih

 

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Subject Research Guides. Information on materials by subject are in Magale Library's reference area, video collection, stacks call numbers, and periodicals. Also provided are web sites, electronic journals, electronic texts, and online associations to further research in each area. http://www.centenary.edu/library/reference/subject

Critical Thinking on the Web: A Directory of Quality Online Resources.   Resources dealing with the topic of critical thinking. http://www.austhink.org/critical/

Eserver. The English Server. Publishes texts in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Over 30,000.   http://eserver.org/

Highwire Press. Not just science, more than a dozen other major resources. http://highwire.stanford.edu/lists/largest.dtl

Humanities Hub. Selected Resources for the Social Sciences and Humanities. Series of indexes to resources in the following areas within the humanities and social sciences: Anthropology; Architecture; Census Data; Cultural Studies; Film; Media; Gender Studies; Government information; History; Computing; Languages; Philosophy; Political Economy; Sociology;Theology; Women's Resources. Also included are collections of ejournals as well as library and reference related resources. Easy access to major, pertinent ejournals and databases is provided within each appropriate subject section. http://www.spaceless.com/

H-Net. Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. http://www.h-net.msu.edu/

Index to Online Works by Historically Important Economists & Social Theorists. Texts of 400 historically important theorists in economics, philosophy, political science and other social sciences. Links are mostly to digitized primary works by these theorists. Biographical information and links to related sites is often supplied. http://www.cpm.ehime-u.ac.jp/AkamacHomePage/Akamac_E-text_Links/Akamac_E-text_Links.html

Internet Crossroads in the Social Sciences. Data sources and other resources of relevance in the social sciences at the U.S. and International levels. Major categories of data include: general; economic/labor; education; geographical/historical; health; political; sociological/demographic. http://dpls.dacc.wisc.edu/newcrossroads/index.asp

Moving Image Gateway.  Indexes sites that "relate to moving images and sound and their use in higher and further education." Categories include: Arts & Humanities, Science & Technology, Bio-Medical and Social Science. http://www.bufvc.ac.uk/gateway/

School Segregation. Dred Scott Digital Project.   Documents that involve both local history and Dred Scott Case. http://library.wustl.edu/vlib/dredscott/

Social Science Information Gateway. SOSI Index , annotated, links in: -- Anthropology; -- Demography; -- Development Studies; -- Economics; -- Education; -- Ethnology; -- Feminism; -- Geography; -- Government information; -- International Relations; -- Law; -- Military Science; -- Philosophy; -- Politics; -- Political Economy; -- Psychology; -- Social Welfare; -- Sociology; -- and, Statistics. http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue2/sosig/

SocioSite.   http://www.sociosite.net/index.php

Statistics. Geostat: Geospatial & Statistical Data Center.   Academic and scholarly access to collections of numeric and geospatial data files. http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu

Terrorism. After September 11: Perspectives from the Social Sciences.   The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) maintains this site which contains essays by social scientists on the events of and following September 11. They are grouped into seven topic areas -- Globalization, Fundamentalism(s), Terrorism and Democratic Virtues, Competing Narratives, New War?, New World Order?, and Recovery. The site is regularly updated. http://www.ssrc.org/sept11/

WWW Virtual Library. The following disciplines are among those covered: -- Anthropology; -- Cultural Studies; -- Demography; -- Economics; -- Ethnography; -- Human Ecology; -- Law; -- Linguistics; -- Political Science; -- Social Anthropology; -- Sociology; -- and, Urban Studies. http://www.dialogical.net/socialsciences/index.html