Human Development Databases

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Database Database Description
Academic Search Complete

Multidisciplinary database that indexes journals from a wide range of subject areas, including literature, history, ethnic studies, computer science, engineering, physics, chemistry, and medical sciences. Includes many fulltext articles.

Dates of coverage: Coverage varies.
Content Type: scholarly articles
Sociological Abstracts

Indexes articles on all aspects of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.

Dates of coverage: 1963 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles

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Database Database Description
CQ Researcher

Collection of reports that provide in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, including topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.

Dates of coverage: 1991 - present
Content Type: reference source
Education Fulltext

Index to articles from periodicals and yearbooks on administration, teaching methods and curriculum, literacy, government funding, etc. Some full-text articles are available.

Dates of coverage: 1983 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
PsycInfo

Index to articles from more than 1,800 journals on psychology and the psychological elements of related fields such as education, psychiatry, business, medicine, linguistics, nursing, law, and social work.

Dates of coverage: 1840 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
Pubmed (Medline)

Indexes the international biomedical literature, including the allied health fields and the biological and physical sciences, humanities and information science as they relate to medicine and health care.

Dates of coverage: 1951 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
Science Citation Index (Web of Science)

Multidisciplinary database that covers over 5700 significant scientific and technical journals.

Dates of coverage: 1980 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
Social Sciences Abstracts

Interdisciplinary index to periodicals in the social sciences. Coverage includes anthropology, criminal justice, economics, environmental studies, ethics, gender, political science, psychology and sociology.

Dates of coverage: 1984 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles
Sociological Abstracts

Indexes articles on all aspects of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.

Dates of coverage: 1963 - present
Content Type: scholarly articles