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Disability Studies Resources Guide: Research Databases

Guides to searching for information related to Disability Studies, including special collections, videos, statistics, journals, databases, and more.

Best Databases for Education Research

Resource List for Primary Sources Supporting Disability Studies Research

Social Sciences and Health Databases

Business Databases

Video and Audio Resources for Disability Studies

Dissertations and Theses

Find dissertations and theses from Syracuse University

Archival Databases with Disability Related Coverage

Databases covering Policy

Databases for Women's Studies, and LGBT Research

General Databases that Cover Multiple Topics

  • Proquest Central [vendor: Proquest]--Covers more than 160 subjects areas.  Content includes scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos.  Includes some full text.

  • Omnifile Mega [vendor: Ebsco]-- Full text, Indexed and abstracted records from H.W. Wilson Education Full Text, General Science Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Readers' Guide Full Text, and Wilson Full Text. Includes US and international professional publications, academic journals, and trade magazines.
  • Scopus [vendor: Reed Elsevier] -- Scopus is the world's largest abstract and citation database, with over 33 million records. Its coverage of Scientific, Technical, Medical and Social Sciences literature includes 15,000 peer-reviewed journals, 1,200 open-access journals, 500 conference proceedings, over 600 trade publications, and 200 book series. Scopus also covers 386 million quality web sources, including 22 million patents.
  •  Social Sciences Full Text [vendor: Ebsco] -- Index with abstracts in sociology, social work, aging, gerontology, child and family studies, marriage and family therapy and other social sciences. Index with abstracts to more than 400 international, English-language more than 400 international, English-language periodicals. Indexing from February 1983 to the present. Abstracts from January 1994. Updated monthly.
  • Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts [vendor: Proquest] -- Index and abstracts to articles in subjects of health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education.
  • JSTOR [vendor: JSTOR]-- Full-text archive of scholarly publications in mathematics, science, the arts and humanities, and the social sciences.

Humanities, Literature, Linguistics

  • Humanities Full Text [vendor: Ebsco] Index and abstracts to 465 periodicals in archaeology, art, classics, film, folklore, journalism, linguistics, music, the performing arts, philosophy, religion, world history, and world literature. Indexing from February 1984 to the present, abstracts from March 1994. Updated monthly.

  • LLBA: Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts Abstracts [vendor: Proquest] of articles from approximately 2,000 serials published worldwide, coverage of recent books, enhanced dissertation listings from Dissertation Abstracts International, and bibliographic citations for book reviews that appear in journals abstracted for Sociological Abstracts LLC.
  • MLA International Bibliography [vendor: Proquest] Index to critical materials on literature, languages, linguistics, and folklore. Proved access to citations from worldwide publications, including periodicals, books, essay collections, working papers, proceedings, dissertations, bibliographies and also MLA Directory of Periodicals. (Dates covered: 1926 - Present)
  • ABELL: Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature [vendor: Proquest] Bibliographic records for books, journal articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews, collections of essays and doctoral dissertations published anywhere in the world from 1920 onwards. Includes links to the full text of 71 journals.
  • International Index to the Performing Arts [vendor: Proquest] Full-text of scholarly and popular performing arts periodicals, biographical profiles, conference papers, obituaries, interviews, discographies, reviews and events. Covers a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry-including dance, film, television, drama, theater, stagecraft, musical theater, broadcast arts, circus performance, comedy, storytelling, opera, pantomime, puppetry, magic and more.

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