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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

Social Sciences and Health Databases

Business Databases

Streaming Videos Databases

Databases covering Policy

Databases for Primary Sources in the Social Sciences

Primary sources are original materials, arising from the time period involved and have not been filtered through interpretation or evaluation. They present original thinking, report a discovery, or share new information.

Note: A primary source may vary depending upon the discipline or context.

Examples may include:  Survey Results, Interviews, Video or Audio Recordings, Diaries, Letters, Photographs, Newspaper Articles written at the time, Records of an Organization.

Databases for Women's Studies, and LGBT Research

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar will link to our full text online articles even off-campus if you set up your Syracuse University affiliation in Google Scholar Settings.  Follow the steps below.

NOTE:  Setting up Google Scholar to link to our library holdings must be done when you are off-campus.

  1. Go to Google Scholar (
  2. Click on More options icon in google scholarin the upper left corner, then select Settings or Settings icon in google scholar
  3. Click on Library Links in the left column.
  4. Type Syracuse University in the Library Links search box.
  5. Select Syracuse University, Syracuse University Libraries – Gale Full Text, and Open WorldCat.
  6. Click Save.
  7. Full text links will be found in the right column of a search results page.  When no full-text link is given try clicking on the title and sometimes the full-text will be available.