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Proxied Online Databases: Social Science

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Social Science

America’s Historical Newspapers (1690-2000) -- [Full Text | NewsBank] 

Includes hundreds of primary source historical U.S. newspapers published between 1690 and the 20th Century.  Features the complete content of each issue, including news stories, illustrations. advertisements, cartoons and much more. Students can explore virtually every aspect of American history, culture and daily life from the Colonial Era, the Revolutionary War, westward expansion, the Civil War, Reconstruction, industrialization, the Progressive Era, World War I, Vietnam War, the Great Depression, World War II, roaring Twenties and more.

Credo Reference -- [Full text | Credo] 

Credo is an easy-to -use tool for starting research. Gather background information on your topic from hundreds of full-text encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and hundreds of videos.

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints -- [Full Text | Gale]  

Provides social issues viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full text magazine and newspaper articles. Sources used are the Opposing Viewpoints Series from Greenhaven Press, as well as other Gale and Macmillan Reference USA core reference sources. Includes Lexile reading levels. 

JSTOR Essential -- [Full Text | JSTOR] 

Foundational content in the Humanities and Social Sciences with nearly 700 core titles across 45 disciplines.

Military & Government Collection -- [Full Text | Ebsco]

Contains over 300 full text military-related and general interest periodicals pertaining to all branches of the military and government. 

Oxford Research Encyclopedias -- [Full Tex| Oxford University PressSubscription will expire on 9/30/23.

Working with international communities of scholars across all fields of study, they are developing new comprehensive collections of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics such as American History, Communication, Criminology, Education, Literature, and Politics.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection -- [Full Text | Ebsco]

Provides nearly 575 full text publications, including 550 peer-reviewed titles. Topics covered are emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Most full text titles included are indexed in PsycINFO. 


Updated: September 1, 2023

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