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Human Development and Family Studies: Searching for Information
Guide to resources for the study of human development and family studies.
Focused on literature in psychology and related disciplines. Respected resource from the American Psychological Association (APA). Includes scholarly articles, book chapters, dissertations, book reviews, and editorials. Indexes more than 4 million records and offers extensive coverage from the 1800’s to the present. Allows users to identify document types, research methodologies, tests or assessment instruments, and grant or funding sources.
Provides full-text of nearly 200,000 articles from over 110 journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and related organizations. Coverage for APA journals is usually back to volume 1, issue 1. Full-text of articles are also linked to records in PsycINFO which searches a broader range of materials.
Provides access to Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. This database allows very sophisticated searching including cited reference searching.
Provides access to over 21 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals and online books. Some citations link to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. A premier database for biomedical research, the database is a core research tool appropriate for researchers in the life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering. A free resource developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), the database also links to other NCBI resources.
Indexes articles from more than 5,200 worldwide journals in about 60 languages. Covers biomedicine and health, life sciences, behavioral sciences, chemical sciences, and bioengineering, clinical care, public health, health policy development, and aspects of biology, environmental science, marine biology, plant and animal science as well as biophysics and chemistry. Coverage from 1950 to present.
Academic Search PremierGeneral multidisciplinary database covering virtually every subject area. Includes full-text peer-reviewed journals, magazines, newspapers, and other sources.
SocIndexThe database features more than 2.1 million records with subject headings from a 20,000+ term sociological thesaurus. This product also contains extensive indexing for books/monographs, conference papers, and other non-periodical content. Searchable cited references are also provided.
JSTORIncludes more than 1,700 leading academic journals and 45,000 Ebooks in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as other materials valuable for academic work.
Dissertations & Theses GlobalThe world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day, and offering full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997. This database was previously known as Dissertation Abstracts International.
ERIC Web (Education Resources Information Center)The largest education database in the world, containing over 1.6 million records. Includes journal articles, books, conference papers, reports, policy papers, and other education related-materials. Coverage from 1966 to the present. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES).
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) via EbscoHostThe largest education database in the world, containing over 1.6 million records. Includes journal articles, books, conference papers, reports, policy papers, and other education related-materials. Coverage from 1966 to the present. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES).
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