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  • PsycINFO  Funded by GALILEO
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    The major index for articles, books, chapters, dissertations, and reports in psychology. The American Psychological Association offers YouTube videos on how to use PsycINFO.  More Information

  • Social Services Abstracts (ProQuest) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    On research in social work, human services, and related areas.  More Information

  • Social Work Abstracts (EBSCO) Funded by GALILEO
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    On issues related to social work theory and practice.  More Information

  • SocINDEX with Full Text (EBSCO) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Index and abstracts to articles in sociology.  More Information

  • Sociological Abstracts (ProQuest) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Index and abstracts to articles in sociology.  More Information

  • Sociological Collection  Funded by GALILEO
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    Full text articles on all areas of sociology.  More Information

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  • 21st Century Sociology: A Reference Handbook (2007) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Surveys and assesses the many specialty areas of sociology from the established, such as the study of social problems, to the emerging, such as the sociology of nonhuman animals and society.  More Information

  • Abstracts in Social Gerontology (EBSCO) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Index to social gerontology literature.  More Information

  • Ageline (EBSCO) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Index to social gerontology journals.  More Information

  • Child Development & Adolescent Studies Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Current and historical literature related to the growth and development of children through the age of 21.  More Information

  • Child Welfare Information Gateway 
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    Print and electronic publications, websites, databases and more covering topics related to child safety, welfare and adoption.  More Information

  • Criminal Justice Abstracts (EBSCO) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Covering major journals in criminology.  More Information

  • Data Citation Index (Web of Knowledge) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Access to research data  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice (2007) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Provides a “synthesis of diverse scholarship on both traditional and emerging forms of social, cultural, and aesthetic activism.”. Entry topics range from social movements, critical theory, and individual activists and theorists.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Community (2003) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Reviews topics including community design, community economics, human development, intentional communities, the internet and communities, rural life, social capital, urban studies, historical and contemporary communities, and global studies.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Disability (2006) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Provides encyclopedia articles and primary sources covering “definitions, fundamental concepts, basic history, diversity, cultural contexts, experiences, health care issues, environmental constraints, helpful accommodations, social movements, laws and p  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Environment and Society (2007) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    An interdisciplinary approach to describing socioenvironmental issues, from race to rainforests, and the socioenvironmental landscape in many countries.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Gender and Society (2009) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Provides a “gender lens” on society by focusing on significant gender scholarship within commonly recognized areas of social research,” such as gender identity, crime, sexuality, and religion.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Human Development (2006) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Contains over 600 entries on topics such as aging, learning, and language development, encompassing the “growth and development of the human being, including physical, social, psychological, and emotional development from conception through death.”  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Human Relationships (2009) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Explores relationships of many kinds, from roommates to families to coworkers. Some of the many areas of relationship science covered include types of relationships, theories and methods for studying relationships, and communication processes.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society (2008) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Articles describe American racial and ethnic groups, race and ethnicity in world societies, concepts and theories related to race and ethnicity, and discrimination. The encyclopedia also discusses “issues of inequality that often intersect with the prim  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Religious and Spiritual Development (2006) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Short entries focus on the developmental process of religion and spirituality across the human life span.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Social Problems (2008) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    A multidisciplinary view of social problems in areas ranging from health to family to poverty and social class. It also discusses social theories and their applications to these problems.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Social Theory (2005) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Introduces “key ideas, concepts, schools, and figures in social theory” from a multidisciplinary perspective.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Social Welfare History in North America (2005) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Surveys ”how Canada, the United States, and Mexico have dealt with social welfare issues” and “important events, developments, and the lives and work of some key contributors to social welfare developments.”  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Social Work, 20th ed. (Oxford University Press) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Includes 400 subject entries and 200 brief biographies of key figures in the history of social work.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Survey Research Methods (2008) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Describe survey methods and errors. Topic categories include ethical issues, operations, measurement, nonresponse, sampling, and statistics.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of Urban Studies (2010) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Provides readers with articles about urban history, sociology, geography, economics, architecture, sex and gender, and theory.  More Information

  • Encyclopedia of World Poverty (2006) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Contains entries on poverty in individual countries, definitions and measurement techniques of poverty, causes of poverty, antipoverty organizations, and the political environment.   More Information

  • Family and Society Studies Worldwide  Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Index to articles on family science, human ecology, and human development.  More Information

  • Family Studies Abstracts (EBSCO) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Index to family studies literature.  More Information

  • Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective (EBSCO) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Index to articles from 1907-1984.  More Information

  • LGBT Life with Full Text (EBSCO) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Indexes popular and scholarly literature on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.  More Information

  • Mental Measurements Yearbook Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Full-text information on commercially-available, standardized English-language tests.  More Information

  • Policy File Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Full text and citations of works covering all public policy issues.  More Information

  • The SAGE Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods (2008) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Methods, background, and examples from the field of qualitative research.  More Information

  • Urban Studies Abstracts (EBSCO) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    The most comprehensive source for published research in urban studies.  More Information

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  • Academic Search Complete Funded by GALILEO
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    Articles from some peer-reviewed journals as well as monographs, reports, conference proceedings, and other sources.  More Information