Humanities and Social Sciences

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  • TOP PICK: Gale Literary Sources FULL-TEXT
    Searches literary databases including MLA International Bibliography, Literature Resource Center, and LitFinder.  Includes citations and full-text articles from scholarly journals and reference works in the fields of literature, linguistics, and folklore, as well as full-text poems, short stories, speeches, and plays.


Museum Studies Minor

Language Studies

Political Science

  • TOP PICK: LexisNexis Academic FULL-TEXT
    Full-text documents from over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications.
  • Criminal Justice Collection (Gale) FULL-TEXT
    Articles from academic journals and magazines on topics including law, law enforcement, security, and terrorism.
  • LegalTrac (Gale) FULL-TEXT
    Indexing and selective full-text for all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers.
  • Social Sciences Collection (ProQuest) FULL-TEXT
    19 databases in the social sciences (includes both the Criminal Justice and Political Science collections, listed separately below, and 17 other related collections).
    • Criminal Justice (ProQuest) FULL-TEXT
      Research focused on criminology and criminal justice.
    • Political Science (ProQuest) FULL-TEXT
      Journals related to political science and international relations.

Psychology, Sociology, & Social Sciences

    Index of literature in behavioral and social sciences from 1887 to the present, produced by the American Psychological Association. 
  • TOP PICK: Social Sciences Collection (ProQuest) FULL-TEXT
    Central access point for full-text academic literature across the social sciences. 


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