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AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE The African American Experience (AAE) has the widest depth and breadth of information available of any online database collection on African American history and culture.

AMERICAN INDIAN EXPERIENCE The American Mosaic: The American Indian Experience (AIE) is an invaluable digital resource that provides in-depth historical accounts and cultural information about the indigenous peoples of North America.

ANNUAL REVIEWS OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES State-of-the-art reports by experts on the current scholarship in the social sciences.

CONTEMPORARY WOMEN'S ISSUES Multidisciplinary, full-text database that focuses on critical issues and events that influence women's lives in more than 190 countries.

CQ RESEARCHER In-depth reports on political and social issues, each 12,000-word report is investigated and written by a seasoned journalist.

ISSUES: UNDERSTANDING CONTROVERSY AND SOCIETY Understanding Controversy and Society helps students develop an in-depth understanding of how society shapes and is shaped by controversy. Issues addresses more than 200 of today's most significant social issues, compiling information in more than 3,500 articles and 7,500 multimedia primary sources.

ISSUES & CONTROVERSIES Factual analysis of controversial topics, with clear explanations of opposing points of view. Also includes chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, and bibliographies.

LATINO AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Comprehensive, informative, and now even easier to use, Latino American Experience (LAE) is the latest version of the first-ever database dedicated to the history and culture of Latinos�the largest, fastest growing minority group in the United States.

MERLOT SOCIAL SCIENCES A collection of databases created to be used by students. The sites have been reviewed and can supplement your assignments.

OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS One-stop source for information on social issues, including viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.

POP CULTURE UNIVERSE Authoritative database on popular culture in America and the world. It offers articles focused on describing major events and trends in pop culture from the 1900s to the present, from the Gibson Girls of the Gilded Age to the social media of the 2000s.

SOCIAL SERVICES ABSTRACTS Research focused on social work, human services, social welfare, social policy, and community development.

SOCIOLOGICAL ABSTRACTS International literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.

WOMEN'S STUDIES INTERNATIONAL Covers the core disciplines in Women's Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research.

WORLD GEOGRAPHY: UNDERSTANDING A CHANGING WORLD World Geography: Understanding a Changing World provides essential knowledge of the geographical, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that are increasingly important in our globalized world.



ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database covering all academic areas of study.

DISSERTATIONS AND THESES FULL-TEXT Official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress. Full-text for most dissertations since 1997.

JOURNAL OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Publishes original, innovative, and timely articles describing research or practice in the fields of homeland security and emergency management. JHSEM publishes not only peer-reviewed articles, but also news and communiques from researchers and practitioners, as well as book/media reviews.

JSTOR Database of scholarly, full-text articles in Arts & Sciences and Life Sciences.

OXFORD REFERENCE ONLINE Over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.

PROJECT MUSE High quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from scholarly publishers.


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