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Sociology

SUBSCRIPTION DATABASES:

Complete list of subscription databaseshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/databaseindex

Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,990 full-text periodicals, including more than 5,030 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,990 journals and a total of more than 10,400 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Offers full-text coverage of information in many areas of academic study including, but not limited to: animal science, anthropology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, ethnic & multicultural studies, technology, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, music, physics, psychology, religion & tehology, women's studies, zoology, and many other fields. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 journals.
https://centenary.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=a9h

Annual Review: Anthropology
http://www.annualreviews.org/journal/anthro/

Annual Review: Sociology
Full text peer-reviewed articles from the 1970's to present.
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
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.
https://centenary.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=sih

A FEW RECOMMENDED RESOURCES:

Sociology Subject Guide
Information on materials by subject are in Magale Library's reference area, 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/soc

Social Movements & Culturehttp://culturalpolitics.net/social_movements

Theorieshttp://gsociology.icaap.org/reviews.htm

U.S. Census Bureauhttp://www.census.gov

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