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Religion Database

Religious news and information, informative details on doctrines and philosophies, and scholarly reports on religious history and related archaeology.

Overview

The Religion Database provides a wide range of primarily full-text, international periodicals for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies of major religions, as well as the most recent trends and scholarly thought. Included are titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations. The resource reflects a wide spectrum of religious belief systems and supports the global study of religion.

The Religion Database provides an excellent source of religious news and information, informative details on doctrines and philosophies, and scholarly reports on religious history and related archaeology. 

Content Type: Scholarly Journals, Trade Journals, Magazines, Books, Conference Papers and Proceedings, Dissertations and Theses, Government and Official Publications, Magazines, Newspapers, Other Sources, Reports, Wire Feeds, Video and Audio

Social Science Database

Research covering topics in sociology, social work, anthropology, and politics.

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Overview

The Social Science Database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work, and sociology.

The database includes titles such as:
  • American Political Science Review
  • Journal of Biosocial Science
  • Journal of Social Policy
  • Aging and Society
  • American Anthropologist
  • International Journal of Social Economics
  • International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy

Subject Coverage

  • Anthropology
  • Communication science
  • Demography
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Political science
  • Policy studies
  • Psychology
  • Social work
  • Sociology

Arts & Humanities Database

This database features hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies.

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Overview

The Arts & Humanities Database provides Full Text access to approximately 500 contemporary specialist arts titles combined with journals from related fields including ethnic studies, women’s studies, sociology, cultural studies, and more.

Titles include both scholarly peer-reviewed journals and selected trade and consumer titles relevant to applied arts and cultural studies, and the subject strengths of the collection are:
  • Art, design, crafts and photography
  • Archeology, anthropology and classical studies
  • Architecture, interior design and urban planning
  • History, philosophy, geography and religion
  • Modern languages and literatures
  • Music, theater, film and cultural studies
The contents reflect the full interdisciplinary scope of contemporary study in the arts and humanities, with the inclusion of selected titles from related fields that are also covered by these indexes, such as ethnic and area studies, politics, economics and women's studies.

Subject Coverage

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Classical Studies
  • Cultural Studies

Criminal Justice Database

Research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.

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Overview

Criminal Justice Database is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. The database bridges theory with practice by providing information geared to those interested in careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security – as well as scholars and other researchers who study the causes, trends, and societal impacts of crime.

As well as U.S. and international scholarly journals, Criminal Justice Database includes correctional and law enforcement trade publications, dissertations, crime reports, crime blogs and other material relevant for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice, law enforcement and related fields.

Criminal Justice Database supports rigorous research on the causes, trends and societal impacts of crime through indexing and full text coverage of scholarly and trade titles on criminal justice and related topics. Over 600 publications crossing the following types:
  • Blogs, Podcasts, & Websites
  • Books

Ebook Central Popular

Scholarly titles supporting student and faculty research, and general nonfiction on topics such as school & studying, career development, arts & leisure, and practical life skills.

Features available in Ebook Central make it a great resource for research. You can read online or download a chapter or the entire book for offline use and work in your preferred language with on-the-fly translations for the Ebook Central interface and related email alerts, including Chinese (simplified and traditional), French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish and Turkish.

With Ebook Central, you can search for keywords across the entire ebook and see the pages and the frequency with which the search terms appear, instantly cite the ebook in the format of your choice, and annotate by highlighting in 3 colors, bookmarking pages, or creating notes tied to a specific passage, or the entire page. Enhanced “book detail” page to help students pinpoint the exact content they need for research or classwork — at both the chapter and subchapter level — and access it online or download it for later use. Clear table-of-contents-level prompts for reading online or downloading, plus DRM-free chapters with file names that reflect the chapter title.

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