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A multi-disciplinary database of journals, magazines, book chapters, and government reports. (Some full-text).

Journal archives back to 1831. Recent issues (past 3-5 years) not included. (Full-text).
Purchase made possible by a generous donation from the Rockwell Fund.

The most comprehensive index of journals, books, and dissertations in literature. (Some full-text).

A multi-disciplinary index of journal and magazine articles from 1982 to present. (Some full-text).

Essays on controversial topics from books, magazines, journals, news, primary source, and web sites. (Full-text).

Start here for psychology research. A comprehensive index of journals, books, and dissertations. (Some full-text).

An index of journals and books in sociology, social work, and criminology. (Some full-text).

An index of high impact research journals in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. (Citations only).


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U.S. Census Burea data on people, housing, and the economy for the nation, cities, counties, or ZIP codes. (Full-text).

An index of journals and magazines in every field of study. (Citations only).

Biographies and thematic articles on the achievements of black women. (Full-text).

Multiple databases of historical and current material for researching the past, present and future of African-Americans, the wider African Diaspora, and Africa itself. (Full text and multimedia).

Search business journals, trade magazines, company and industry profiles, and market research. (Some full-text).

Reports on "hot" topics with detailed analysis and opposing viewpoints. (Full-text).

Electronic books with full-text searching, bookmarks, and personal notes. (Full-text).
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Electronic books from academic, professional, and popular publishers. (Full-text).

Search journals, magazines, and reference books in film and television. (Some full-text).

Basic information from specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks. (Full-text).

Scholarship covering the full spectrum of gender-engaged and sexual diversity issues. (Full-text).

An Internet search engine for scholarly journals and books with links to UHD-purchased content. (Some full-text).

An interdisciplinary encyclopedia of aging. (Full-text).

An interdisciplinary encyclopedia for students. (Full-text).

A summary of research on homelessness. (Full-text).

Covers essential sociological theories and theorists. (Full-text).

A comprehensive encyclopedia of sociology. (Full-text).

Profiles of individual ethnic groups in the United States. (Full-text).

Coveres issues and culture of the deaf and hearing-impaired community. (Full-text).

Covers family life in various countries and religious traditions. (Full-text).

Covers key concepts and people in the social sciences. (Full-text).

Covers key concepts, people, and theories in social science scholarship. (Full-text).

More than 120 of the most important and historically significant LGBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers. (Full-text).

Covers all aspects of death and dying. (Full-text).

Now known as EBSCOhost E-Books. (This cross-reference will be removed on 7/21/12).

An archive of the newspaper from 1980 to present. (Full-text).

A cover-to-cover archive of the newspaper from 1851 to 2003. (Full-text).

Essays on controversial topics from books, magazines, journals, news, primary source, and web sites. (Full-text).

Covers topics such as identity, art, politics, religion, education, health, and history. (Full-text).

Resources on American popular culture from 1900 to the present. (Full-text).

Electronic journals in the humanities and the social sciences. (Full-text).

Social, political, and economic statistics of the United States from 1878 to present. (Full-text).

A catalog of 58 million books, dissertations, sound recordings, and videos available in libraries. (Citations only).



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