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Databases: Sociology

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Abstracts in Anthropology **:
Covers a broad spectrum of significant, current anthropological topics from a vast number of periodicals.

Abstracts in Social Gerontology:
Includes bibliographic records covering psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, and other key areas of relevance to geriatric studies.

Academic Search Complete **:
Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.

Counseling and Therapy in Video **:
CTIV provides videos for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. It includes reenactments and footage of actual therapy sessions, as well as contemporary presentations, lectures, and workshops filmed at conferences and seminars worldwide.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text **:
Includes full text for more than 200 journals, magazines, and books. Subjects include: criminal law and procedure, legal medicine, corrections and prisons, probation and parole, police and policing, criminal investigation, forensic science, history of crime, Homeland Security, terrorism, alcohol and drug addiction, gambling, family studies, domestic abuse, sexual abuse, race and class issues, and victims of crime. Scope is international.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-5) **:
DSM-5 is used by health professionals, social workers,and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders by concise and explicit criteria.

DSM-5 Clinical Cases **:
Cases exemplify and are cross-referenced with the mental disorders categorized in the DSM-5™ in order to aid understanding of diagnostic concepts, including symptoms, severity, comorbidities, age of onset and development, dimensionality across disorders, and gender and cultural implications.

DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis **:
Differential Diagnosis provides a variety of approaches to diagnosis, including a six-step diagnostic framework, 29 bottom-up “decision trees”, and 66 differential diagnosis tables.

eBooks on EBSCOhost **:
Provides access to an extensive collection of e-book titles online. (Uses free versions of Adobe Digital Editions. Due to privacy and security issues with Adobe Digital Editions 4.0, the library currently recommends Adobe Digital Editions 3.0.)

Family Studies Abstracts:
Contains bibliographic records for marriage, divorce and family therapy.

JSTOR **:
The library’s subscription to JSTOR includes the Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV, V, and VII Collections. The Arts & Sciences Collections represent the building blocks of an multi-disciplinary archive of journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Peace Reserach Abstracts:
Peace Research Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering conflict resolution, international affairs and peace psychology.

Project Muse **:
Provides full-text, online access to humanities and social sciences journals. Dupré Library subscribes to the Standard Collection.

Race Relations Abstracts:
Race Relations Abstracts provides bibliographic records covering ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration and other topic related to race relations.

Social Sciences Citation Index:
A comprehensive index of the top scholarly research journals in the social sciences accessed through Web of Science.

SocINDEX with Full Text **:
SocINDEX with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The database features more than 1,600,000 records with subject headings from a 15,600 term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 253 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers. 

Statistical Abstract of the United States **:
The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is a comprehensive collection of statistics covering the social, political, and economic environment of the United States.

Urban Studies Abstracts:
Urban Studies Abstracts includes bibliographic records for urban affairs community development, urban history and other topics related to urban studies.

Violence and Abuse Abstracts:
Violence and Abuse Abstracts covers family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse and other areas related to violence and abuse.

World Development Indicators **:
World Development Indicators is the most widely available data on the world economy, covering more than 800 economic and social indicators for 153 countries.