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Sociology – Databases

General Databases for Sociology

Communications and Mass Media Complete

Communication & Mass Media Complete provides access to resources encompassing the breadth of the communication disciplines.

JSTOR

Provides digitized full-text articles from 117 scholarly journals and magazines. Coverage does not include the past 3-5 years of publication. Many search options are available, including browsing by subject (i.e. “Language and Literature”) or title.¬†For a tutorial on how to use this resource, click below.

Gender Studies via Ebsco Gender Studies Database provides indexing and abstracts covering the full spectrum of gender-related scholarship. It offers over a million records from scholarly and popular publications, including journals, books, conference papers and theses.

Race Relations Abstracts

An essential resource for ethnic and racial studies, this database includes abstracting for the top academic journals, books, periodicals and newspapers related to the field 

Violence & Abuse Abstracts

This bibliographic database covers the essential topics related to the study of violence and abuse, including family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse and others.

Subject Databases

Social Science Database via Proquest 

Social Science Database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, communication, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work, and sociology.

Sociology Database via Proquest

Sociology Database covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including relevant titles from related fields such as social policy, social care, social services, social anthropology, gender studies, gerontology, social psychology and population studies. It includes hundreds of full-text scholarly journals, as well as dissertations and other sources.

SocINDEX with Full Text

Provides coverage of public policy, political science, and criminology, as well as the full range of social science topics. For a tutorial on how to use this resource, click below.