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Psychology and Sociology Databases
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Covers emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. This database includes nearly 515 full text titles and over 490 peer-reviewed journals.
Psychology (Gale OneFile)
Provides access to academic journals and magazines that cover the study of emotions, personality, and the human mind. Offers content of interest to both researchers and general users.
Electronic bibliographic database providing abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. The database includes material of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work.
Covers all subdisciplines of sociology, including abortion, criminology & criminal justice, demography, ethnic & racial studies, gender studies, marriage & family, political sociology, religion, rural & urban sociology, social development, social psychology, social structure, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, sociological history, sociological research, sociological theory, substance abuse & other addictions, violence and many others.
Social Work Abstracts (1965-Present)
Social Work Abstracts offers extensive coverage of more than 450 social work and human services journals dating back to 1965. Produced by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the database provides citations and abstracts dealing with all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, areas of service, and social issues and problems.
A comprehensive database covering information in all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure. This database provides complete full text for more than 500 important journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all journals in the collection.
Academic Search Complete
Designed specifically for academic institutions, is the world's most comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals.
Electronic Journal Center (EJC)
The EJC includes the full text of more than 7000 online research journals covering many subject areas. Most electronic indexes available to the Ohio academic community link from article citations to the full text in the EJC.
Education Full Text
Provides full text of articles from over 350 journals as far back as 1996, in addition to indexing of more than 770 periodicals dating back to 1983.
Education Research Complete
Index, abstracts and full text of articles and other publications in education research.
Educator's reference Complete
Provides full text for titles in the ERIC database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college.
Indexes education-related literature, beginning in 1966. Eric is the world's largest source of education information, containing abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice.
General Medical Databases
Consumer Health Complete
Everyday consumer health care information.
Health & Wellness Resource Center- Gale Consumer Health
Gale's consumer health resource, provides information from current disease and disorders to alternative and complementary medical practices. New periodical and newspaper articles are added daily.
Health Reference Center-Academic
This Gale database is for consumer health researchers, students, and health care professionals, providing current information on a range of health care topics. It includes embargo-free, full-text periodicals, reference books, pamphlets, and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries.
Medline with Full Text
Provides references to the biomedical literature. Includes material referenced in Index Medicus, International Nursing Index and Index to Dental Literature. Includes journal citations previously supplied in AIDSLine, CancerLit, BioethicsLine, and HealthStar. “Old MEDLINE” 1950-65 is also available. MEDLINE uses Medical Subject Heading (MeSH). For help in determining the correct Medical Subject Headings, try the Medical Subject Headings site from the National Library of Medicine.
Pubmed is the free public version of Medline (EBSCO) It has fewer full text articles, but is accessible anywhere.
Which Database Should I use?
ALL topic areas should use the Psychology and Sociology databases on the left.
In addition, if your topic deals with children, include the Education databases as well.
Everyone can also use the general databases since they cover a wide variety of topics.
Searching more than one database
You can search all of the database on the left at the same time EXCEPT the EJC. Simply choose one to start with, then use the link that says "Choose Databases". Then select the ones you wish to use and click OK