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Social Sciences Resources

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Child Welfare Information Gateway
Over 32,000 documents, searchable by author, title & keyword. Also has links to statutes, statistics and other information sources.

/uploadedImages/film5.jpg Counseling and Therapy in Video    
Provides an online collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. The collection's wealth of video and multiplicity of perspectives allow students and scholars to see, experience, and study counseling in ways never before possible.

CQ Researcher (CQ Press)
Offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of today's most important social, economic, political, and environmental issues. Each report is divided into specific sections to guide research. The online database covers reports back to 1991. Each weekly issue provides up-to-date information on controversial subjects written by CQ's staff of experienced reporters. Click on "full report" to see all sections; be sure to read the overview and pro/con sections. Includes a citation generator which creates a citation for use in a works cited list.

Criminal Justice Abstracts (EBSCO)
The criminology database from SAGE Publications, contains comprehensive coverage of international journals, books, reports, dissertations and unpublished papers on criminology and related disciplines.

CultureGrams Online            
Provides access to all World, Kids, and States Editions, Photo Gallery, Recipe Collection, Famous People, Graphs and Tables.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)        NEW!
The new edition of the most comprehensive resource used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders. It is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health.

Harvard Open Collection Program (Women Working, 1800 - 1930)
Provides access to digitized historical, manuscript, and image resources selected from Harvard University's library and museum collections. It includes 7,500 pages of manuscripts, 3,500 books and pamphlets, and 1,200 photographs.

LEXIS/NEXIS Academic Universe                   
Access to information on business, political, legal & other topics; many full-text articles; years of coverage vary by title. Includes full-text of the New York Times from 1980.

Proquest Central Psychology 1994-
Provides access to full text journal articles in social science.

Proquest Criminal Justice
Detailed abstracts and indexing for over 190 U.S. and international journals from 1981 to the present. Over 55 journals are full text. Covers alcoholism, drug abuse, domestic and forensic science, and law enforcement.

Proquest Statistical Abstract of the U.S.        NEW!
The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.

PsycARTICLES
Full-text database with articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association and selected journals from the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber.

PsycINFO
Indexes & abstracts journals and other publications in psychology.

ScienceDirect 1995-         
Scholarly Full Text of over 1,400 journals from the health & life science collection and the social & behavioral sciences collection which cover such areas as nursing, health science, business, criminal justice, education, psychology, social work & more.

Sociological Abstracts (Proquest)
The Sociological Abstracts database abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Pulled from nearly 2,000 serial publications are abstracts from a variety of sources including journal articles, conference papers, books, dissertations, and conference papers, plus citations to important book reviews related to the social sciences.

Social Science Web (Proquest)             
ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts,ERIC,Sociological Abstracts,Social Services Abstracts, Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS),PAIS International,Political Science Abstracts,PsycARTICLES,PsycINFO,Physical Education Index and more -- indexes the international literature in sociology, political science and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.

Social Work Abstracts 1977-
Produced by the National Association of Social Workers, this database contains abstracts from journals in social work and related areas, such as homelessness, child and family welfare, aging and similar subjects. 


General Databases

Academic Search Premier- Funded by the New Jersey State Library and the New Jersey Knowledge Initiative
Indexes journals covering the social sciences, humanities, education, computer science, ethnic studies and more. Provides full-text articles from more than 3200 scholarly periodicals.

CQ Press State Stats        NEW!
CQ Press provides comprehensive data coverage of each state including health care, crime, education and more. You'll find reliable, easy-to-use data from more than 80 different sources covering more than 15 years.

CQ Researcher (CQ Press)
Offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of today's most important social, economic, political, and environmental issues. Each report is divided into specific sections to guide research. The online database covers reports back to 1991. Each weekly issue provides up-to-date information on controversial subjects written by CQ's staff of experienced reporters. Click on "full report" to see all sections; be sure to read the overview and pro/con sections. Includes a citation generator which creates a citation for use in a works cited list.

Credo Reference            
A great place to start your research with access to the world's best citable information, wherever you are. Credo serves as an online reference book collection as well as a wonderful research tool to guide you through the process of topic discovery and research writing. 

EBSCOhost Web
Use this link to search 2 or more EBSCO databases simultaneously.

JSTOR
Full-image archival database of scholarly journals. The most current issues, 2-5 years, are not included due to publishers' restrictions.

/uploadedImages/film5.jpg NJVID (New Jersey's Digital Video Repository)         
NJVID is a statewide digital video portal and central storage repository.
NJVID requires the use of Internet Explorer 8 or higher, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.
If you have difficulty accessing these videos, please contact the library.

Proquest Central         
ProQuest Central is the largest multidisciplinary database with over 11,000 titles, with over 8,000 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more.

PQWeb             
Use this link to search two or more Proquest databases simultaneously.

Sage Premier                 
Sage Premier represents one of the largest packages of social science journals available while also including a wide range of content from subject areas including business, humanities, science, technology and medicine. Sage Premier gives comprehensive access to 570+ peer-reviewed journals comprising over 292,000 articles through this online platform.

OmniFile Full-Text Mega     1982-
Abstracts and indexing for over 4,000 periodicals in many subjects. Full-text for over 2,000 periodicals. To search the education section of the database, click on the arrow to the right of the Subject Area box and select "Education.”


Related Internet Links

Monthly Catalog of U. S. Government Publications 1994-
Indexes a wide variety of publications produced by the federal government, with some documents available in full-text.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Provides access to over 160,000 abstracts of journal articles, government reports, books, & other publications, as well as a database of more than 1,500 full-text publications.

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics Online
Over 600 tables display statistics on all aspects of criminal justice in the U.S.; updated regularly to include new data and new information sources. Supported by the U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics.

U. S. Census Bureau
Data from the 1990 and earlier census counts, population estimates and related information, including graphs and maps.

U. S. Census Historical Census Data Browser
Population and economic data from census years 1790-1970 for states and counties may be viewed and manipulated to create customized tables and graphs.


 


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