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Behavioral Sciences Databases

EBSCOhost and ProQuest are two big databases that provide access to newspapers, journals, magazines, and other information sources across a wide array of subject areas including current events, science, business, education, politics, history, religion, health, and more. ProQuest contains historical databases, going back to 1851!


JSTOR is a full-text database that "includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences." Special collections include: Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology.

SocINDEX with Full Text Database
SocINDEX with Full Text

Extensive coverage of sociology and its subdisciplines, as well as closely related areas of study: criminology and criminal justice, ethnic and racial studies, gender studies, marriage and family, religion, social development, social psychology, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, substance abuse and other addictions, violence and many others.

PsycARTICLES database


Indexed and full-text American Psychological Association (APA) journal articles.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection [EBSCOhost]

Full text coverage for nearly 400 journals, covering topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.

Education Research Complete database

Education Research Complete [EBSCOhost]

Access to information on curriculum instruction, administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.Coverage includes all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is an online library of full-text e- books including encyclopedias, almanacs, dictionaries, and other resources.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

DSM 5: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is the mental disorder classification manual published by the American Psychiatric Association.

Points of View Reference Center

Points of View is a full text database providing access to information & opinions on controversial or hot topics. Database includes topic overviews, viewpoint and counterpoint articles, and critical analysis guides.

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