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Annual Reviews are comprehensive literature reviews on topics - a great way to familiarize yourself with the research in an area and to mine the references for original research studies.
Anthropology Plus This link opens in a new window
A comprehensive database of citations to articles, reports, and book chapters in all fields of anthropology. Coverage is from the late 19th century to the present.
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Sociological Collection This link opens in a new window
This database provides information on all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure.
Databases from other disciplines
These are suggestions to give you ideas for other resources to search. Not all of these will be useful for every topic -- it depends on the group you're writing about and your individual take on the subject. Don't forget to check the full database list for more options.
AnthroSource This link opens in a new window
An online portal providing access to over a century of full-text anthropological knowledge from publications of the American Anthropological Association.
Communication & Mass Media Complete This link opens in a new window
Searches journals in the areas of communication, media, and journalism, and is best used for research in media content and scholarship related to the analysis of journalism and mass media.
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ERIC (EBSCO) This link opens in a new window
A database sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education providing access to educational-related literature to facilitate the use of educational research and information to improve practice.
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
A digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources. It offers an interdisciplinary journal archive across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. The archive offers an interlinked aggregation of scholarly works as well as long-term preservation.
LGBTQ+ Source This link opens in a new window
Contains full text content for LGBT journals, magazines, regional newspapers, monographs, and books. It includes relevant bibliographic data from NISC's Sexual Diversity Studies, an LGBT thesaurus, author supplied abstracts and keywords, and searchable cited references.
Formerly: LGBT Life with Full Text
MEDLINE with Full Text This link opens in a new window
Combines the National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database with links to the complete text of articles from leading medical journals. The database offers information related to the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences.
Project Muse This link opens in a new window
Provides complete, full-text content in digital humanities and social science from over 120 publishers. Scholarly journals from leading university presses and scholarly societies are indexed and peer-reviewed, and full-text access includes current content from over 400 titles.
APA PsycInfo® This link opens in a new window
Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports in psychology. Includes information on related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business, and law.
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Cited Reference Searching
Found an incredibly relevant source for your topic? Do cited reference searches to find researchers who are citing that relevant source - their research might be relevant to you as well, and even more current.