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  • GenderWatch (ProQuest) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Articles from scholarly and popular journals and other publications on gender in cultural, social, and historical context.   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

  • 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

  • Women's Studies International Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Index to articles, book chapters and more from a wide range of scholarly sources.  More Information

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  • American Masculinities:  A Historical Encyclopedia (2003) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Explores American male identity through essays on topics such as male icons and symbols (such as John Wayne and Malcolm X), history (such as manifest destiny and the sexual revolution, and theories and concepts (such as chivalry and masculine domesticity.  More Information

  • AnthroSource Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Full text access to American Anthropological Association (AAA) journals. DOES NOT WORK IN INTERNET EXPLORER.  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

  • 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 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 Motherhood (2010) (SAGE) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Focuses on “the central terms, concepts, topics, issues, themes, debates, theories, and texts of this new discipline of motherhood stud¬ies” and “examine[s] the topic of motherhood in various contexts such as history and geography and by academic   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 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

  • Ethnic NewsWatch Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Articles from the ethnic, minority and native press.   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

  • Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Index to articles on Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Hispanics in the U.S.  More Information

  • 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

  • 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

  • Social Science Information Gateway (now Intute; formerly SOSIG) 
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    A comprehensive site of authoritative links for education, economics, politics, law, psychology, and all social sciences fields of interest.  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

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

  • Humanities International Complete (EBSCO) Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Index to articles from diverse humanities subject areas.  More Information

  • JSTOR Funded by the UGA Libraries
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    Access to back issues (from the date of first publication) of selected, core journals.   More Information