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Databases by Subject: Social Sciences (General)

Arizona Geospatial Data and Maps

The Arizona Geospatial Data and Maps is the successor to the Arizona Electronic Atlas. Provides geospatial data to download from 1870-2001 and simple prepared maps you can view, save, or print.

Bibliography of Asian Studies

Find articles, monographs (until 1991), proceedings, and festschriften written in Western languages of all subjects pertaining to East, Southeast and South Asia from 1971 to present.

Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities

Find social science and humanties literature from significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions worldwide.

CQ Voting and Elections Collections

Find historical and modern voting data, analyses of campaigns and voting behavior, explanations of electoral process and reforms, and census and district demographics.

Encyclopedia of Social Measurement

The encyclopedia covers both qualitative and quantitative approaches to social science and social measurement. It is illustrated with tables and figures of actual data sets.

ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) Data Archive

Find and download data sets and documentation in sociology, political science, education, economics, and other areas. Users may search for data, but will need to create an account to download data.

In the First Person

Find personal narratives in English from around the world, located within scholarly materials that are freely available on the web or in Alexander Street databases. (Note: the library may not subscribe to all databases indexed.)

International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Over 4,000 articles about topics in the social and behavioral sciences. Brief biographies of people in the fields covered only if they were born before 1890.

LLBA (Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts)

Find journal articles, books, dissertations and book reviews on all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics from 1973 to present.

ProQuest Statistical Insight

ProQuest Statistical Insight (formerly LexisNexis Statistical Universe) is a comprehensive source for federal statistics. Also indexes and provides abstracts to US (ASI), state and local governments (SRI), and privately published and international and intergovernmental statistical sources (IIS) from 1973-present.

Russian Social Sciences & Humanities Journals

A fulltext database of Russian social sciences and humanities journals. Most provide 5 or more years of coverage. All content is in Cyrillic. Online Cyrillic keyboard is provided.

Sage Knowledge

Find ebooks, encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference content on a range of social sciences topics.

SAGE Research Methods Online

Find books, encyclopedias, dictionaries, journal articles, and videos about research methods. Use the visual tool, Methods Map, to discover information about research methods terms and methodologies.

Social Sciences Citation Index (included in Web of Science)

Find articles and cited references in the social sciences.


Access statistical data from market and opinion research institutions, as well as from business organizations and government, categorized into 21 market sectors.

World Development Indicators Online (WDI)

It contains statistical data for over 800 development indicators and time series data from 1960-2007 for 227 economies.