It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Indexes the literature of sociology and related disciplines.
Includes full text for selected journals, monographs, and conference papers and contains full text for over 325 journals dating back to 1895. Encompasses all subdisciplines of sociology, including abortion, anthropology, criminology, criminal justice, marriage & family, politics, religion, rural sociology, social psychology, social structure, social work, sociological theory, sociology of education, substance abuse, urban studies, and many others.
Abstracts on social gerontology. Also includes health care, public policy, employment, and consumer issues.
Produced by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), this database includes citations with abstracts drawn from the literature in social gerontology -- the study of aging in social, psychological, health-related, and economic contexts. Health care, public policy, employment and consumer issues are particularly well-covered.
Searchable articles from academic and professional journals and magazines covering every academic discipline.
Update frequency: Updated daily
This excellent one-stop resource lets you search citations and summaries by keyword and then instantly retrieve the full text of articles from journals online. The Get Text button helps you locate any article without linked full text in alternate online sources or in UNLV's print journal collection.
Provides an index to the world's literature on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues, as well as full text for 55 of the most important and historically significant LGBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers, as well as more than 100 full-text monographs/books.
Journal articles recording research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of family science, human ecology, human development, and social welfare.
Family & Society Studies Worldwide, produced by NISC, is a core resource providing the most comprehensive coverage of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of Family Science, Human Ecology, Human Development, and Social Welfare. FSSW covers popular issues as well as meeting the requirements of professionals in all fields of social work, social science and family practice. Coverage spans from 1970 to the present indexing publications from a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, sociology, psychology, demography, health sciences, education, economics, law, history and social work.
Full text journals covering contemporary sociology, ethnic studies, gender studies, social theory, the sociology of sport and the sociology of work.
This collection includes the full text of 28 journals, some going back 20 years, covering over 10,000 articles. This searchable database covers such subjects as contemporary sociology, ethnic studies, gender studies, social theory, the sociology of sport and the sociology of work. Each bibliographic record in the collection links to the full text article in PDF format.
Bibliography manager saves your citations and formats them into APA, MLA, or other styles.
This web-based bibliography manager lets you save citations to journal articles, books, web sites and more into your personal online database. You'll be able to quickly link to online articles, organize and share your references, and automatically create formatted bibliographies in all the major citation formats, including APA, MLA, and Chicago styles. Off-campus users, see the Using RefWorks at UNLV page for special instructions.
Learn Effective Database Search Strategies
Use different search terms or keywords
Try using other words to describe your topic, it will give you better results.
Examples: veterans and PTSD, soldiers and PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder and war, PTSD and families
add AND "social work" to your search, to narrow more to the field
Truncation or wildcard (*)
This will locate alternate endings for your search term.
Example - ger* to find gerontology, geriatrics, gerontologist
Note: Some databases use different symbols; consult the help page for the correct symbol
Try different databases
Each database contains unique material, so searching a different database may yield more relevant research.
Each database has a page with tips to help you effectively search that resource.
Searchable current and recent articles from newspapers, including Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.
Full text of articles from major national newspapers: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Christian Science Monitor, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, USA Today. Also included are the New York Times Book Review, the New York Times Magazine, and the Las Vegas Review Journal.
Regional newspapers and broadcast television transcripts.
Newspaper Source provides full text coverage for 40 national and international newspapers including USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, The Times (London), and The Toronto Star. Selected full text is offered from more than 330 regional newspapers including The Buffalo News, Orange County Register, Philadelphia Inquirer, San Francisco Chronicle, and St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Full text transcripts are available from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, National Public Radio, and more.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation is one of the largest
private foundations in the nation, dedicated to strengthening families and serving disadvantaged children. The foundation maintains the Kids Count Data Center which is an excellent source of demographic, education, economic well-being, health and safety data on children in the United States
A catalog of annotated links to over 11,000 free and open access documents, covering 40 subject areas representing the most pressing social, economic and environmental world problems. This resource is sponsored by the Foundation Center.
The Kaiser Foundation web site offers a wealth of information on health care policy and reform with factsheets, statistics, tutorials, polls, maps and reports. This information is easily accessible and available for free.
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 132,000 members. Site includes professional development resources, publications, etc.
Located at Columbia University's Joseph L. Mailman School of Public Health, the NCCP uses program and policy analyses and demographic research to identify and promote strategies that reduce young child poverty and that improve the lives of poor young children.
The Pew Charitable Trusts seek to 1.) Improve Public Policy; 2.) Inform the Public; 3.) Stimulate Civic Life. Major funding initiatives include research on Hispanics in America, Children and Youth, Education, Health, and State Policy and Performance
The Social Work Policy Institute examines issues that relate to the work of social workers, including how to serve people who have multiple or complex needs and how public agencies and other structures deliver health and human services.
The Urban Institute investigates and analyzes U.S. social and economic policy. The web site provides free research reports and data on important domestic issues such as immigration, families, children and youth, housing, education and employment.
Finding Nevada/Clark County-Related Government Statistics & Reports
When searching for government-related statistics or reports, you can use Google! Type in your keywords, then type site:.gov and you will locate a wide variety of federal, state, and local statistics and reports.