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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

Citations to 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

Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Sciences and Humanities, accessed via Web of Science, helps researchers access the published literature from the most significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions worldwide. Coverage: 1990-present.

CQ Voting and Elections Collections

Includes historical and modern data, analyses of elections and voting behavior, explanations of electoral process and reforms, census and district demographics, key events and issues, and much more. Categories include Presidential Elections, Congressional Elections, Gubernatorial Elections, Campaigns and Elections, Political Parties, and Voters and 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

ICPSR supports research in sociology, economics, political science, population studies, criminal justice, health care, education and more. Includes data sets from privately and publicly funded research, governmental and non-governmental agencies, opinion polls and other studies. As institutional members of ICPSR, UA faculty and students may use the archive of social science data. To download data, users need to create their own account to login.

In the First Person

An in-depth index of close to 4,000 collections of 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 that 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.

Journal Citation Reports (JCR) on the Web - Science and Social Sciences Editions (included in Web of Knowledge)

JRC provides a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals. Science Edition:1997- present , Social Sciences Edition: 2000- present.

LLBA (Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts)

Database of abstracts of journal articles, books, book chapters, and dissertations as well as citations to book reviews. Covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Complete coverage is given to various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics. 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

Includes full-text access to articles in over 560 journals in more than 50 disciplines including Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine. Coverage varies.

SAGE Research Methods Online

An online tool that combines books, encyclopedias, dictionaries, journal articles, and videos about research methods. Also includes a Methods Map, a visual tool that enables you to discover information about research methods terms and methodologies.

Social Sciences Citation Index (included in Web of Science)

Database of core journal articles and cited references in the social sciences from 1898 to the present.

World Development Indicators Online (WDI)

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