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Key Resources in Sociology
GenderWatch is a full-text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject disciplines. It indexes academic and scholarly journals, newspapers, books, conference proceedings, and government publications.
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Abstracts and citations to articles in journals in sociology, family studies, women's studies, and related social sciences, as well as abstracts to dissertations, conference proceedings, and books, covering 1952-present.
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Article database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, includes scholarly and general-interest titles, as well as government documents and reports.
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Database of peer reviewed journal articles. Full text is not included, but Article Linker provides access to full text articles when available.
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Communication & Mass Media Complete
A key resource for scholarly research in communication studies and mass media.
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Additional Resources in Sociology
Academic Search Ultimate
This is a multidisciplinary collection of articles from scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers and other sources.
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Alexander Street Academic Video Online (AVON)
Provides access to more than 64,000 streaming video titles, including films and documentaries; all may be browsed and viewed by USU students, staff, and faculty.
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Ethnic, minority, and native presses featuring a rich collection of articles, editorials, columns, and reviews to provide a broad diversity of perspectives and viewpoints.
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Ethnographic Video Online
Classic and contemporary documentaries, previously unpublished footage from working anthropologists and ethnographers in the field, and select feature films.
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The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is the world's largest archive of computer readable social science data.
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To use this database you need to create a free personal login while on campus, or while using the USU VPN to appear on campus. This account is active for 6 months, and then must be recreated. Instructions for installing the VPN are found
InfoTrac Criminal Justice Collection
Includes more than 250 journals on law and criminology from Gale Academic OneFile and General OneFile.
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ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
Electronic version of Dissertation Abstracts. Includes over 1 million full-text dissertations and 3 million searchable citations.
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Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Includes information on a broad range of topics in psychiatry, psychology, and anthropology. Some example topics are mental processes, emotional & behavioral characteristics, and observational & experimental methods.
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PsycINFO via EBSCOhost
One of the top resources for research in psychology and the behavioral and social sciences. Includes information on topics ranging from education to pharmacology.
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Get introductory information on discipline-specific research topics from these e-books on the environment, business, social science, and other subjects.
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SAGE Research Methods
Links over 100,000 pages of SAGE's book, journal, and reference content with advanced search and discovery tools.
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Smithsonian Open Access
Smithsonian Open Access provides access to millions of images owned by the Smithsonian Museum.
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Current and historical census data and demographic information for the United States with tools to create thematic maps, interactive maps, and customized reports.
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Social Services Abstracts
Indexes and abstracts current research in social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development.
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WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content with more than 2 billion records for books, CD, DVD, audio books, some articles, documents, photographs, digital collections, etc.
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Identify resources at your library and in the collections of the world's libraries.
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Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology