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Social Science electronic resources: Bibliographic Databases

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A+Education A+ Education includes articles from journals indexed in AEI, the Australian Education Index. It includes links to full text information freely available on the web, scanned articles and index information from over 130 Australian and New Zealand journals covering all levels of education (from early childhood to tertiary and adult learning); curriculum; educational history, planning administration and policy; educational psychology and sociology; educational systems and institutions; and research measurement techniques. Full text coverage is from 2000: index coverage from 1978.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
Online resource
ABI/Inform Global

Database Guide (PDF)
A leading source for popular business and management information covering over 1000 journal titles in full text from 1971.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
Online resource
Access UN Web-based Index to United Nations Documents and Publications, with links to full text of documents when available free on the Internet.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
Online resource
Africa-Wide: NiPAD Africa-Wide: NiPAD is a collection of databases providing a wide range of information sources on Africa. Content includes humanities and social science coverage, government publications, development data and cultural heritage information, including material in African languages. It combines two popular NISC databases: South African Studies and African Studies.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room
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African Journals Online Searchable database of tables of contents and abstracts of articles from African-published journals in the fields of agricultural sciences, science and technology, health and social sciences, excluding, at present, journals published in South Africa. A photocopy delivery service is available for all titles as is a link to full text of articles available on the Web.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Online resource
AgeInfo Bibliographic records of books, reports and journal articles on the elderly with a directory of organisations and a calendar of events.
[CD-ROM available from the enquiry desk for workstation 1]
The online version of this database is password protected; please ask Reference Enquiry desk staff to log you on.

CD-ROM resource

Online resource

AGIS Plus Text AGIS Plus Text is a full text online database providing access to articles from over 130 legal journals from Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region indexed in the Commonwealth Attorney-General's Information Service (AGIS) database. Subject coverage includes all aspects of law including administrative law, banking, companies and securities, constitutional law, copyright law, criminal law, environmental law, family law, human rights, international law, legal aid, and trade practices. Full text coverage is from 1999; index coverage from 1975.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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Anthropology Plus Entries are compiled from over 900 journals in the Library of the British Museum Department of Ethnography - now known as the Anthropology Library - which incorporates the former Royal Anthropological Institute library. The geographic coverage emphasizes the Commonwealth and Africa and extends to Eastern Europe, the Americas, Asia, Australasia, and the Pacific - including both standard journals and many titles outside the mainstream.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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ASSIA Bibliographic references with abstracts from English language journals in the applied social sciences from 1987.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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Australian Criminology Database Australian Criminology Database (CINCH), produced by the Australian Institute of Criminology, is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on all aspects of crime and criminal justice from 1968 onwards. Source documents include journal articles, monographs, monograph chapters, conference papers, government documents, book reviews and theses. Statistical publications in serial form such as annual statistical reviews are gradually being added to the database.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
Online resource
Australian Education Index, 1977- A comprehensive collection of educational research documents relating to educational trends, policy, and practices. Coverage includes trends and practices in teaching, learning and educational management.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
Online resource
Australian Public Affairs - Full Text (APA-FT) Australian Public Affairs - Full Text is an online collection of articles from more than 400 Australian journals indexed in APAIS, the Australian Public Affairs Information Service produced by the National Library of Australia. Subject coverage includes social science, education, current affairs, business, economics, humanities, health and law. Full text coverage is from 1995: index coverage from 1978.
For help with this resource: see staff at the Asian & African Studies Reference Enquiry desk.
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Binell An author and subject catalogue of nineteenth century legal treatises and other law literature held in the legal collections of the Inns of Court, UK copyright libraries, Harvard University Library and the Library of Congress (1800-1900).
[CD-ROM available from enquiry desk for workstation 1]
CD-ROM resource
BookData Online A bibliographic database containing records of in print. forthcoming and out of print titles. Includes UK, USA, Australian, New Zealand and South African data
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
Online resource
BOPCRIS (British Official Publications Collaborative Reader Information Service) Bibliographic database for Official Publications covering 1688-1995.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Online resource
British Education Index, 1975- The British Education Index provides information on research, policy and practice in education and training in the UK. Strengths include aspects of educational policy and administration, evaluation and assessment, technology and special educational needs. It covers all aspects of education from preschool to higher education. Sources include education and training journals, mostly published in the UK, plus books, reports, series and conference papers. International material as well as Internet documents are included.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
Online resource
Business Source Complete (EBSCO)

Database Guide (PDF)
Provides full text content from 11,000+ sources, including more than 1000 international top ranking and scholarly business journals, with extensive back-files and searchable cited references. The database offers information in virtually every area of business including accounting and tax, banking, finance & insurance, construction, computer science and economics as well as country economic reports and company profiles.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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Communication Abstracts Communication Abstracts indexes a range of publications world-wide, among them journal articles, reports, papers and books. The database covers a broad span of communications-related themes, including broadcasting, communication theory, advertising, marketing, inter and intra personal communication and the role of technology in human communications.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room
Online resource
CommunityWise Consists of the following six databases: Community abstracts, People in Parliament, Research in Volunteering, Social Strategy Plans (full text), Voluntary and Community Sector Research, and Community Organisations.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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CRD Databases Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness, the NHS Economic Evaluation Database and Health Technology Assessments produced by the NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
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Criminal Justice Abstracts Indexes journal articles, books and reports from 1968 on all aspects criminology and criminal justice, including crime prevention, juvenile delinquency, police, courts and punishment.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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Current Contents Connect Current Contents Connect is a multidisciplinary current awareness Web resource, providing access to complete bibliographic information of over 8,000 of the world's leading scholarly journals and more than 2,000 books. Offers facilities for limiting searching to disciplines, including social and behavioural sciences, life sciences, clinical medicine, agriculture,biology & environmental sciences, physical, chemical & earth sciences, engineering, computing and technology and arts and humanities.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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EconLit with Full Text Provides bibliographic citations, with selected abstracts, to the international literature on economics from 1969, plus full text for more than 400 journals. It provides indexing and full text for articles in all fields of economics, including capital markets, country studies, econometrics, economic forecasting, environmental economics, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics and much more
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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EconPapers EconPapers provides access to WoPEC and RePEC, the world's largest collection of on-line Economics working papers, journal articles and software..
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Online resource
Education Abstracts Providing indexing and abstracts over 680 periodicals plus books & yearbooks, covers subjects including adult education, continuing education, literacy standards, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods, etc from 1983.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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English Short Title Catalogue A bibliography of the printed output of the hand press era (1473 -). Lists the whereabouts of surviving copies and notes the existence of facsimiles from over 1,500 libraries world-wide. Geographically ESTC covers: 1. All relevant items printed in the British Isles in any language. 2. All relevant items printed in Colonial America, the United States (1776-1800) and Canada in any language. 3. All relevant items printed in territories governed by Britain during any period (to 1800) in any language. 4. All relevant items printed wholly or partly in English, or other British vernaculars, in any other part of the world. Also items purporting to be British but with fake London imprints.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Online resource
Enhanced Parliamentary Papers on Ireland (EPPI) Bibliographic database and full-text digital library of British Parliamentary Papers on Ireland, 1801-1922.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
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ERIC Abstracting database consisting of two files: Resources in Education which covers research reports, teaching guides, conference papers and books and the Current Index to Journals in Education.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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ESRC Society Today Economic and Social Research Council portal. The ESRC funds research in UK universities in Social Sciences. This portal provides news and funding opportunities, and a repository for publications about projects which have received funding.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Online resource
Eurocat Combines bibliographic data from four online databases - CATEL (EU/EC documents and publications, including legislation), SCAD (similar publications of EC institutions), CELEX (the official database of EC law) and ABEL (the index to the Official journal L series). (Covers the period 1985 -2000, but includes earlier law still in force).
[CD-ROM available from the enquiry desk for workstation 1]
CD-ROM resource
European Sources Online An online database which provides access to information on the institutions and activities of the European Union, the countries, regions and other international organisations of Europe, and on the issues of importance to European citizens and stakeholders. It provides access to thousands of expertly selected, well known and less well known websites, documents and publications from the EU and other international organisations, national governments, think tanks, stakeholder organisations, working papers etc, full text articles from authoritative news sources Financial Times and European Voice, plus bibliographic records to key academic textbooks and periodical articles, and a series of unique Information Guides compiled by the ESO Editorial Team.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Online resource
Factiva The latest news and business information from more than 10,000 publications from 159 countries in 22 languages, covering nearly every industry and region. Includes newswires and BBC Monitoring. The web 2.0 search option displays charts and graphs of the results, to uncover trends, article timelines, top companies mentioned and more.
This resource is available in the Business & IP Centre (Level 1) and Social Sciences Reading Room only. Please see enquiry desk staff for access.
Online resource
Families & Society Collection Families & Society Collection (formerly Family & Society Plus) is the authoritative Australian full text family information service. It provides access to citations and abstracts plus full text journal articles and over 9000 links to other full text material available on the web. Source documents include journal articles, conference papers, books, government publications, research reports, discussion and working papers, statistical documents, annual reports, bibliographies and theses. Subject coverage includes adolescence and youth, aged care, health policy, family law and social change. Full text coverage is from 2000: index coverage from 1980.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room
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Food Access Network Database Contains details of community food projects in the UK from food co-ops and community cafes to cooking clubs and community allotments.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Online resource
Foreign Office Confidential Prints Between 1827 and 1914 documents of significance were distributed to foreign official officials as Confidential Prints. The Index to the set covering prints 1-10,000 has been transcribed into a searchable database. The British Library set at BS.14/3509 is incomplete; please check the hard copy numerical list in the Social Sciences Reading Room before ordering.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Online resource
Global Books in Print A comprehensive database of worldwide English language titles.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
Online resource
Global Health Specialist international public health database which is particularly strong in the areas of tropical medicine, infectious diseases, vector control, food safety and epidemiology.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
Online resource
Government Gazettes Online Site attempts to list all online government gazettes. A description of content and coverage is included for each gazette.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
Online resource
Health and Psychosocial Instruments Provides access to information about measuring instruments in the fields of health, psychology, organisational behaviour and library and information science. Covers questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, coding schemes/manuals, rating scales, projective techniques, vignettes/scenarios and tests.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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HMIC (Health Management Information Consortium) Brings together the Department of Health Library Database (Dhdata), the Health Management Information Service (HELMIS) Database and the King's Fund Database. Together these databases contain over 250,000 records citing journal articles as well as monographs and technical reports covering UK and overseas health management.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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Human Resources Abstracts Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to human resources, including human resource management, employee assistance, organizational behaviour and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective 1907-1984 is a bibliographic database that cites articles from English-language periodicals. Periodical coverage includes some of the best-known scholarly journals and numerous lesser-known but important specialized magazines. Coverage includes a wide range of interdisciplinary fields covered in a broad array of humanities and social sciences journals. Content from H.W. Wilson's International Index is also included.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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IDEAS Bibliographic database comprising over 100,000 citations of articles and working papers on economics of which 30,000 can be downloaded in full text.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
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Idox Information Service Abstracting database covering books, research reports and journals in social policy, social care, public health, housing, homelessness, community development and regeneration, crime, children and young people as well as planning and urban and rural development and regeneration. The database is password protected, so please ask the enquiry desk staff to log you in.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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Index Islamicus Index Islamicus is the international classified bibliography of publications in European languages on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world. The publications recorded are (journal) articles, books and reviews. All essays and papers contained in multi-author volumes are recorded, classified and indexed separately. About 2500 periodicals are surveyed, including general history, social science, history of science and arts titles as well as specialist area- and subject-based ones. Some relevant articles and reviews published electronically are also recorded
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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Index New Zealand Index New Zealand (INNZ) indexes abstracts from over 300 New Zealand journals and newspapers. Coverage of most titles is from 1987 onwards and subjects include arts, humanities, social science and current affairs from New Zealand and the South Pacific.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals Multilingual and multinational, indexes articles and book reviews appearing in over 500 legal periodicals. Also analyzed are the contents of approximately 80 individually published collections of legal essays, festschrifts, melanges, and congressional reports, dating from 1985. An invaluable reference tool, the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals is noted for its broad coverage of legal journals and essays across jurisdictions and language boundaries.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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Index to HC Papers, 1801 - 2003 Cumulative index to House of Commons papers, House of Commons bills and Command papers.
[CD-ROM available from the enquiry desk for workstation 1]
CD-ROM resource
Index to Legal periodicals and Books with Full Text Index to Legal Periodicals Full Text is a bibliographic database that cites articles from legal periodicals and indexes law books published in the USA. Full text coverage for selected periodicals is also included. Periodical coverage includes law reviews, bar association journals, university publications, yearbooks, institutes, and government publications. Index to Legal Periodicals & Books covers all areas of jurisprudence, including recent court decisions, new legislation, and original scholarship.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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Index to Theses This database covers theses accepted by universities in Great Britain and Ireland from 1716 onwards, with abstracts from 1970. The full-text of many of the theses included may be consulted via EThOS, the British Library's Electronic Theses Online Service.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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Inside Web Current awareness database indexing 20,000 current journals and 16,000 conference proceedings per year in the fields of science, technology and the social sciences. This resource is password protected. Please ask enquiry desk staff to enter the user id and password for you.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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International Bibliography of the Social Sciences Indexes information contained in more than 2,600 social science journals and 6,000 books each year covering the core disciplines of anthropology, political science, economics and sociology.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
Online resource
International Political Science Abstracts

Database Guide (PDF)
Provides abstracts of political science articles published in scholarly journals and yearbooks worldwide from 1989.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
Online resource
Journal Citation Reports Journal Citation Reports is a comprehensive and unique resource that allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 7,500 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 60 countries. It is the only source of citation data on journals, and includes virtually all areas of science, technology, and social sciences. Journal Citation Reports can show you the:

  • Most frequently cited journals in a field
  • Highest impact journals in a field
  • Largest journals in a field
Citation and article counts are important indicators of how frequently current researchers are using individual journals. By tabulating and aggregating citation and article counts, JCR offers a unique perspective for journal evaluation and comparison.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts As well as all aspects of language, this database covers interpersonal behavior and communication, learning disabilities, psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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MarciveWeb Docs Index to United States Federal Government publications from 1976 to the present.
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Medline Covers journal articles on all aspects of medicine, including dentistry, nursing and veterinary medicine, 1950-
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Midwifery and Infant Care A bibliographic database containing abstracts to journal articles on topics such as the midwifery profession, pregnancy, labour, birth, postnatal care, neonatal care, and the first year of an infant's life.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.

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Multicultural Australia and Immigration Studies Multicultural Australia and Immigration Studies (MAIS), produced by the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs Library, is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts a wide range of media from published and unpublished material on all aspects of Australian immigration and multicultural issues from 1988 onwards. Source documents include books, book chapters, journal articles, selected newspaper articles, government documents, conference papers, research reports, theses and multimedia.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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NAIC Bibliographic Database Database of the US National Aging Information Center.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
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PAIS International

Database Guide (PDF)
Index to political, economic and social issues in current debate covering journal articles, research reports, books, conference papers and government documents worldwide from 1972.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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Parliament Parliament is an index to the proceedings and publications of both Houses of Parliament in Westminster from 1979. It also includes material from the Scottish Parliament, Welsh Assembly and Northern Ireland Assembly.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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PILOTS Database The PILOTS bibliographic database, covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont. The PILOTS database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room
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Planex See IDOX Information Service  
Policy Library Policy Library is a nonprofit, non-partisan organisation covering social, economic and foreign policy issues. It includes a database of online policy papers, from think tanks, universities, government research organisations and other bodies; directories of think tanks from various countries, and "subjective literature reviews" of key resources in different policy areas.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
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PolicyFile Indexes, abstracts and provides direct links to research reports on public policy issues produced by think tanks, university research programmes and research organisations in the US.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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Proquest Dissertations and Theses Index of North American and European doctoral dissertations and master’s theses. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350- word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Period covered: 1861-.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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PsycEXTRA

Help Sheet
PsycEXTRA, a gray literature database, is a companion to the scholarly PsycINFO database. It supplies clinicians, information professionals, policy-makers, researchers, and consumers with a wide variety of important information in psychology, behavioral science, and health which is not published in academic journals. Documents include newsletters, magazines, newspapers, technical and annual reports, government reports, consumer brochures, and more. It includes abstracts and citations plus full text for a major portion of the records.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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PsycInfo

Help Sheet
Offers citations with abstracts from over 1,300 journals in psychology and the behavioural sciences. As well as all aspects of psychology, it covers behavioural aspects of education, law, medicine, sociology and management.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) RePEc is a freely available, decentralised database of working papers, journal articles and software components. The database holds over 367,000 items, of which 266,000 are available online.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
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Resources for Methods in Evaluation and Social Research This page lists FREE resources for methods in program evaluation and social research. The focus is on "how-to" do evaluation research and the methods used: surveys, focus groups, sampling, interviews, and other methods. Most of these links are to resources that can be read over the web.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
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Royal Commonwealth Society Catalogues In October 2006, a 2½ year project began to produce online catalogue records for official, and some commercial, publications published locally within the colonies. Such records are now continuously being added to Cambridge University Library's Newton catalogue and exported to external databases. Preservation of the material is also being enhanced. Within the 2½ year timescale the project aims to cover:
  • Large sets within the collection, such as the Colonial Blue Books, Directories and Yearbooks, and Staff and Civil Lists
  • The complete holdings of material published locally within Malaysia, Hong Kong and parts of Africa
This site is freely available on the Internet.
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SCOPUS Large interdisciplinary abstract and indexing database containing citations of journal articles going back to the 1960s. Mainly focused on science, it also covers 2,700 social science, psychology and economics titles.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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Social Care Online Bibliographic database covering all aspects of social care, with links to full text documents when available. It includes government documents, good practice guidance, inspection reports, legal materials, standards documents and online training resources.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
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Social Policy Digest The Digest provides you with up-to-date listings of policy developments, practice changes, research reports and publications in the whole range of social policy areas, together with hyperlinks to the original documents (and often to comment and press coverage too). The archive of material, dating back to 2002, now contains well over 22,000 items. The Digest is organised into 24 main subject areas, and within each of those by individual topic.  The entries on each topic page will be listed in date order, with the most recent first.  Material more than 12 months old is held in the Archive section and organised by calendar year.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
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Social Policy and Practice

Database Guide (PDF)
This is a bibliographic database covering social policy, social care, public health, housing, homelessness, community development and regeneration, crime, law and order, children, families and older people. Material is mainly from the UK with some references from the USA and Europe. The database is oriented towards applied research, policy and practice and so complements theoretical sources. References are from 1890 to date, with the majority being from the 1980s onwards.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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Social Science Citation Index Indexes the academic journal literature from 1956, with facilities for citation searching.
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Social Sciences Full Text A cover-to-cover index to a broad range of international English-language periodicals on all aspects of the social sciences but especially strong on politics, economics and current affairs. Includes selective full text of articles from 1994.
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Social Services Abstracts Provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,406 serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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Sociological Abstracts

Database Guide (PDF)
Abstracting database providing access to journal articles and dissertations in theoretical and applied sociology from 1963.
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UKOP Online Bibliographic database of Parliamentary and non-Parliamentary publications published by TSO and its predecessor HMSO, publications of intergovernmental organisations for which TSO/HMSO is the sales agent, and publications of government departments and agencies published directly and not by TSO/HMSO with links to full text of selected documents.
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Ulrich's Online Online access to Ulrich's Periodical Directory. Bibliographic database for magazines, journals, newspapers and newsletters. The site allows you to search by general subject or by browsing the index.
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UNBISNET Catalogue of UN publications and documents from 1979 and non-UN publications held in the collections of the Dag Hammarskjold Library. Will act as the gateway to the UN Optical Disk System. The UNBIS thesaurus is also available online.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
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UNICRI Documentation Centre United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute site includes a bibliographic database covering prevention and control of criminality and deviance and related social problems such as drug abuse and a World Directory of Criminological Resources covering more than 470 institutes in some 70 countries.
This site is freely available on the Internet.
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UN Index The current database of all United Nations documents and publications of the period. The data is bibliographic except for UN resolutions, which are in full text. This archival disc is received annually; for current material use access UN.
[CD-ROM available from the enquiry desk for workstation 1]
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Web of Knowledge Gives access to the Social Science Citation Index covering the academic journal literature from 1956, Current Contents Connect and Journal Citation Reports.
This is a subscription based service and can only be accessed from the reading room.
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WorldCat OCLC WorldCat is a union catalogue created and maintained collectively by more than 9,000 member institutions in more than 80 countries worldwide, and contains over 50 million online records for material in many different formats. Resources in WorldCat represent hundreds of languages and cultures.
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