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Sociological Abstracts (ProQuest)
(article index)
1952-present. Covers journal articles, dissertations, books, and book reviews in sociology and related disciplines.

CQ Researcher
1991-present. Each week, offers an in-depth exploration of an issue in the news. Includes CQ Global Researcher, offering coverage of global affairs from a number of international viewpoints.

Family & Society Studies Worldwide (EBSCOhost)
(article index)
1970-present. Provides coverage of research, policy, and practice in the fields of family science, human ecology, human development, and social welfare.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)
Provides viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles about various social issues.

PAIS International (ProQuest)
(article index)
1972-present. Covers public and social policy issues related to a wide variety of disciplines including economics, law, education, political science, sociology, public administration, public health, science and technology. Contains references to journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, and Internet material.

Social Sciences Citation Index (ISI Web of Science)
(article index)
Web of Science includes Arts & Humanities Citation Index (2004-present), Science Citation Index (1999-present), and Social Sciences Citation Index (1965-present). It offers bibliographic citations and cited references from a broad range of disciplines, and is useful as a citation analysis tool.

Social Sciences Full Text (EBSCOhost)
(article index)
1983-present. Contains indexing for more than 500 publications covering a wide range of interdisciplinary fields such as addiction studies, anthropology, corrections, economics, gender studies, gerontology, minority studies, political sciences, psychology, sociology. Indexing coverage dates back to 1983, and abstracts date back to 1994.

Social Services Abstracts (ProQuest)
(article index)
1979-present. Covers journal articles and dissertations in the areas of social work, human services, social welfare, and social policy.

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