Sociology/Anthropology

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OneSearch (EBSCO EDS - Proxied)

OneSearch (EBSCO Discovery Service) searches most of Robertson Library's licensed content in a single search.

 

 

SocINDEX with Full Text
A sociology research database which provides over 2.1 million records with subject headings from a 20,000+ term sociological thesaurus.
Gale Virtual Reference Library

Full text biographies, literary criticism, authors, writers, musicians, famous people (American and world)

PsycINFO
Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports in the field of psychology.
CBCA Complete (Proquest)

Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) Complete, includes Education and Business in a single search.

 

Proquest's Guide to CBCA (note the tabs along the top for different parts of the guide)

Google Scholar

Searches scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts, and articles. Note: only use the proxied link when you are off-campus. If you are on campus, go directly to Google Scholar as http://scholar.google.ca.

NCJRS (National Criminal Justice Reference Service)
Contains summaries of the more than 210,000 criminal justice, juvenile justice & substance abuse resources housed in the NCJRS Library collection.
Native Health Database

Contains bibliographic information and abstracts of health-related articles, reports, surveys, and other resource documents pertaining to the health and health care of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Nations. The database provides information for the benefit, use, and education of organizations and individuals with an interest in health-related issues, programs, and initiatives regarding North American indigenous peoples. [Description from database website]

 

NFB Campus

NFB Campus provides streaming access to films produced by the National Film Board.

Description provided by the site:

National Film Board of Canada's award-winning online Screening Room, featuring over 3,000 productions.

Our Collection includes documentaries, animations, experimental films, fiction and interactive works. We showcase films that take a stand on issues of global importance that matter to Canadians—stories about the environment, human rights, international conflict, the arts and more.

iPortal - Indigenous Studies Research Tool

The Indigenous Studies Portal (iPortal) is a database of full-text electronic resources such as books, articles, theses and documents as well as digitized materials such as photographs, archival resources, maps, etc. focusing primarily on First Nations and Aboriginals of Canada with a secondary focus on North American materials and beyond.

PEI Articles Database (PEI PAD): for UPEI users
Provides keyword searching & some subject indexing of references to articles in a wide range of periodicals & newspapers published on PEI 1998-present.
Military & Government Collection
Provides full text for over 320 military related periodicals and general interest magazines.
Historical Abstracts (European and World history)
Indexes key historical journals, as well as a targeted selection of journals in the social sciences and humanities.
JSTOR Arts & Sciences I - VIII Complement Collections and Life Sciences

Provides access to archival & current issues of over 1,400 scholarly journals across 57 academic disciplines. Includes primary source materials.

Robertson Library does not subscribe to all of the JSTOR collections, so use Interlibrary Loan to request articles that are not available in JSTOR or the Library's other collections.

ERIC (EBSCOhost)
Provides access to education literature and resources. Contains 1.3 million+ records and links to 323,000+ fulltext documents from ERIC back to 1966.
Erudit
Provides access to academic journals, e-books & theses in the humanities, social sciences & natural sciences. Collection is primarily in French. UPEI does not currently subscribe to this database, so we only have access to the "open access" portions of its content.
Handbook of Latin American Studies - HLAS Online
A selective annotated bibliography of scholarly works on Latin America covering the social sciences and humanities.
Annual Review of Anthropology
Summarizes and critically reviews the best works in anthropology. Tables of Contents are provided 1972-1995; full text of articles 1996-present.
Annual Review of Sociology
Summarizes and critically reviews the best works in sociology. Tables of contents are provided 1975-1995; full text of articles 1996-present.
CINAHL
The Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) provides indexing for 3,000+ journals from the fields of nursing, physical therapy, nutrition, occupational therapy, and other allied health fields. Nursing topics include clinical practice, nursing education and teaching, nursing research, patient care, health promotion, patient education, and rehabilitation. Contains more than 2.3 million records dating back to 1981.
America: History and Life (Canada and US history)
The definitive index of literature covering the history & culture of the US & Canada, from prehistory to the present. Indexes 1,700 journals.
Anthropological Index Online
Index to over 1,500 anthropology journals held at the British Museum. This is a bare-bones citation-only index, no abstracts or full text.
Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary database which provides full text for more than 8,500 periodicals, including full text for over 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
American Indian History Collection

Covers more than 600 Native American groups, through videos and slideshows, images, biographies of key people, event and topic entries, primary sources, maps and graphs, and timelines.

Bibliography of Native North Americans

Contains citations for books, essays, journal articles and government documents of the United States and Canada pertaining to native North Americans, including culture, history and daily life. Useful for researching the contributions, struggles and issues surrounding North America's indigenous peoples. An EBSCO product, also included in OneSearch Full.

Indigenous Peoples of North America Part 1 (Gale)

Primary historical documents relating to the historical experiences, cultural traditions and innovations, and political status of indigenous peoples in the United States and Canada

eHRAF World Cultures

an online cross-cultural and ethnographic database containing descriptive information on cultures 

Informit Indigenous Collection

Informit’s Indigenous Collection brings together ground-breaking and emerging research with topical and historical issues paramount to Indigenous studies across the world.

Google Dataset Search

Across the web, there are millions of datasets about nearly any subject. Dataset Search has indexed almost 25 million of these datasets, giving you a single place to search for datasets and find links to where the data is. 

Some other options for finding datasets:

Dimensions - over 11 million datasets indexed, most but not all search functions on this site are free (UPEI does not have a paid subscription)

Scopus

Scopus provides broad indexing and citation coverage of academic journals, books and conference proceedings published worldwide. Delivering a comprehensive overview ofresearch output in the fields of science, engineering, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Access the Elsevier Scopus guide for information about searching. 

SAGE Research Methods Video: Practical Research and Academic Skills

This collection of over 450 streaming videos on the SAGE Research Methods platform offers support on the practical skills that you need to successfully complete your research. Key areas such as writing a research proposal, planning and designing a research project, and securing ethical approval are explicitly covered. Practical skills such as project management, writing for publication, presenting work, and building networks are also presented through helpful explanatory videos.

Sage Research Methods Foundations

SAGE Research Methods Foundations is a large series of extended articles/short books edited by Paul Atkinson, Sara Delamont, Alexandru Cernat, Joseph W. Sakshaug & Richard A. Williams. It is the perfect companion for novice researchers and provides bite-size, introductory overviews to all the major methods topics to help get you on your way.

Sage Research Methods

SAGE Research Methods supports beginning and advanced researchers in every step of a research project, from writing a research question, choosing a method, gathering and analyzing data, to writing up and publishing the findings.

South Asia Open Archives

Description from producer (JSTOR) as of Jan 2020:

Nearly 450,000 page images in the collection!

Academic Videos Online (AVON, Alexander Street Press/Proquest)

Over 60,000 academic videos, including the Nursing Education Collection.

Alexander Street Press is a division of Proquest.

 

Gale OneFile: Contemporary Women's Issues

Find timely and historically relevant content on issues that influence women’s lives across the globe.

Gale OneFile: Gender Studies

Discover balanced coverage of topics related to gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

Gale OneFile: Pop Culture Studies

Access scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture.

Gale OneFile: Criminal Justice

Comprehensive periodical content for researchers studying law, law enforcement, forensic science, terrorism, and more.

Gale OneFile: Communications and Mass Media

Search millions of articles covering all aspects of communications, including advertising, public relations, and more.

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