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Sociology and Anthropology

CQ Researcher
Reports on a current social issue each week.  Reports provide: background information, important points to consider, charts and graphs, and a source list for further reading.

Diversity Studies Collection (Gale)
This collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community.  This set includes 150 journals.

Consists of the Resources in Education file of document citations and the Current Index to Journals in Education file of journal article citations from over 980 professional journals in the field of education. ERIC includes full-text of the available ERIC documents from 1993-present.  Also includes full-text for over 400 of the journal articles.

Humanities Source (EBSCO)
This database provides full text from scholarly sources in the humanities. Including feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, book reviews, and reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, and much more, Humanities Source is a collection for students, researchers and educators interested in all aspects of the humanities.

Issues and Controversies
Provides coverage of crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. Updated weekly, with a 16-year backfile, this resource offers articles made to inspire thought-provoking debates. Its straightforward presentation of the key facts, arguments, history, and current context of today's most important and timely issues make the database an resource for research papers, debate preparation, and persuasive writing assignments.

JSTOR is an archive of scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. A number of the journals date from the 19th century. JSTOR has a moving wall policy that keeps a 2 to 5 year gap between current articles and articles in the database.

LGBT Life with Full Text (EBSCO)
LGBT Life® with Full Text contains all of the content available in LGBT Life as well as full text for more than 130 of the most important and historically significant LGBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers, as well as more than 170 full-text monographs/books.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)
Covers today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)
Full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database covers more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.

Pop Culture Collection (Gale)
This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course.  Contains 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)
Comprehensive database covering topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.  More than 300 full-text journals in theology and philosophical studies.

Religion and Philosophy Collection (Gale)
Users of this collection can research different religions, philosophies and how they impact our daily lives. Two hundred and fifty subject-appropriate full-text periodicals are included.

Social Sciences Full Text (H.W. Wilson/EBSCO)
This full-text resource provides access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language social science journals. Social Sciences Full Text includes full-text articles from hundreds of journals, covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences.

War and Terrorism Collection (Gale)
Collection for students of history, social science and current events.  Provides insight to conflicts and their cause as well as their impact and how they are perceived on a global scale.