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ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts
Index and abstracts of international journals covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations, and education.
Business Insights: Global
Business Insights: Global delivers comprehensive international business intelligence including: Global Histories, SWOT Reports, Thomson Reuters Company Financials and Investment Reports, Market Share Reports, and Industry Research Essays.
Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Sciences & Humanities
Covers published literature from the most significant conferences, seminars, workshops, symposia, colloquia, and conventions worldwide, from 1990 - present.
ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)
Archive of social science data for research and instruction. Includes data files for use with statistical software, such as SAS or SPSS. Topical archives include health, aging, education, criminal justice, and substance abuse. ICPSR at VCU Libraries (downloading help; search tips)
Journal Citation Reports on InCites
Evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from publications worldwide. New version offers expanded citation analysis, journal impact factor rankings, data visualization, comparative reports, and downloadable data tables.
Directory of Congressional, state, and federal leaders as well as government agencies, NGO's, board memberships, and nonprofit organizations. Includes the Leadership Directories yellow books.
Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts
Indexes and abstracts international literature on linguistics in the areas of phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics.
ReferenceUSA provides research on businesses including data summaries by neighborhood, city or state and by type or size of business. Users can conduct market research for similar or competitive businesses in a specific locality or regional area.
Social Sciences Abstracts
Citations and abstracts for journal articles from applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences. Covers anthropology, criminology, economics, law, geography, policy studies, psychology, sociology, social work, and urban studies disciplines.
Social Sciences Citation Index
References and article abstracts from journal literature across a variety of social sciences disciplines. Search by cited reference, topic, and author. Web of Science Tutorial
Social Services Abstracts
Bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. Abstracts and indexes serials, journal articles, dissertations, and more.
SocINDEX with Full Text
Full-text, peer-reviewed sociology journals covering gender studies, criminal justice, social psychology, racial studies, religion, and social work, among many other subject areas.
Indexes international literature of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Includes Social Services Abstracts, providing bibliographic coverage of current research in social work, human services, and other areas.