Article Databases & More: Social Sciences
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Academic Search Complete (LOUIS)
A multi-disciplinary database providing full text for over 7,900 scholarly publications, indexing and abstracting over 11,000 journals, and with coverage as far back as 1865; available through EBSCOhost.
Access UN (LSU Libraries)Index to United Nations documents including Official Records, masthead documents, draft resolutions, meeting records, UN Sales Publications, and the UN Treaty Series citations. Also included is the full text of several thousand UN documents.
Agricola (LOUIS)Contains bibliographic records of materials acquired by the National Agricultural Library (NAL) and cooperating institutions in the agricultural and related sciences with coverage since 1970; available through EBSCOhost.
America's Historical Newspapers (LOUIS)
Full-text searchable American newspapers, includes Early American Newspapers, Series 2, 1758-1900; Series 3, 1829-1922; African American Newspapers, 1827-1998; selected historical newspapers, including Times-Picayune, 1837-1922.
American Indian Law Collection (LSU Law Library)With nearly 800 unique titles and more than 800,000 pages dedicated to American Indian Law, this collection includes an expansive archive of treaties, federal statutes and regulations, federal case law, tribal codes, constitutions, and jurisprudence. This library also features rare compilations edited by Felix S. Cohen that have never before been accessible online.
American State Papers, 1789-1838 (LSU Law Library)A retrospective republication of approximately 6280 numbered publications, largely Congressional but also containing Executive Department materials; available from Readex.
Archive of Americana (LSU Law Library)
Access to America's Historical Newspapers, American State Papers, 1789-1838, Early American Imprints, Series I & II, U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980. Search individual databases or follow link to search across databases.
Business Source Complete (LOUIS)Includes full text, indexing, and abstracting for business related journals for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886; available through EBSCOhost.
Chronicle of Higher Education (LSU Law Library)Online source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online (LSU Law Library)
A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs with coverage from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.
Congress and the Courts (LSU Law Library)This library, featuring William H. Manz's Congress and the Courts: A Legislative History 1787-2010, brings together materials reflecting congressional concern with the composition and structure of Article III Courts and provides all relevant documents prepared by various Congresses relating to the purpose, formation, organization, and restructuring of the federal government.
CQ Researcher Online (LOUIS)
Access to CQ Researcher Online. Offers in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.
Credo Reference (LSU Libraries)Credo Reference is proud to be the only aggregator to offer the entire Ashgate Research Companions Collection to librarians, researchers, and learners in e-form! The collection is a mixture of 18 award-winning and up-to-date reference and research titles showcasing the finest academic research in the social sciences and humanities.
EBSCOhost Databases (LOUIS)Search EBSCOhost databases by subject.
ERIC (LOUIS)ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966; available through EBSCOhost.
Foreign Relations of the United States (LSU Law Library)Full text access to this official documentary historial record of U.S. foreign policy decisions; available through HeinOnline.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (LOUIS)
Full text reference collection containing over 140 titles, covering subjects ranging from the Law to the Arts.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (LOUIS)Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines; available through EBSCOhost.
History of International Law (LSU Law Library)Includes more than 725 titles and 600,000 pages dating back to 1690 on International Law subjects such as War & Peace, the Nuremberg Trials, Law of the Sea, International Arbitration, Hague Conferences and Conventions and much more.
History of Supreme Court Nominations (LSU Law Library)This library features the complete print series Supreme Court of the U.S. Hearings and Reports on Successful and Unsuccessful Nominations of Supreme Court Justices by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
History Reference Center (LOUIS)Includes full text reference publications, journals, historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, and video; available through EBSCOhost.
JSTOR: The Scholarly Journal Archive (LOUIS)Full text scholarly journal literature.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text (LOUIS)Subject coverage includes librarianship, online information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, scholarly communication, and electronic publishing, with coverage extending back to 1966; available through EBSCOhost.
MEDLINE (LOUIS)Includes citations and abstracts to worldwide biomedical iterature, produced by the National Library of Medicine.
Mental Measurements Yearbook (LOUIS)Contains full text information about and reviews of standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas; available through EBSCOhost
Military & Government Collection (LOUIS)Covers news pertaining to all branches of the military and government; provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles; available through EBSCOhost.
National Center on Poverty Law (LSU Law Library)The Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law publishes material on social and economic justice for low-income people and communities. The website includes the Poverty law library, a collection of case files, articles from The Clearinghouse Review, and research links.
National Criminal Justice Research Service Abstracts (LOUIS)
Contains summaries of more than 170,000 criminal justice publications.
Professional Development Collection (LOUIS)A collection of full text education journals; available through EBSCOhost.
Proquest Congressional (LSU Law Library)Includes CIS Index, congressional publications, testimony, bills, laws, regulations, information on members, committees, etc. Includes the ProQuest Congressional Hearings Digital Collection Historical Archive (1824-1979) and Retrospective B collection (1980-2003).
Proquest Digital Dissertations & Theses (LOUIS)Includes citations and abstracts for every title in the Dissertation Abstracts database. Some titles have 24 page previews.
ProQuest Statistical Insight (LSU Law Library)Locate highly-sought-after statistics from state and federal government reports, private sector sources, and international intergovernmental organizations.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (LOUIS)Includes full text publications covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, etc.; available through EBSCOhost.
PsycINFO (Psychological Abstracts) (LOUIS)Includes citations and summaries in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines, coverage begins 1872; available through EBSCOhost
Religion & Philosophy Collection (LOUIS)Includes full text coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy; available through EBSCOhost.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Contains abstracts on over 300,000 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an electronic paper collection currently containing over 250,000 downloadable full text documents in Adobe Acrobat pdf format. Some articles are fee-based.
SocINDEX with Full Text (LOUIS)Includes full text books, journals, and conference proceedings on sociology; available through EBSCOhost.
U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1994 (LSU Law Library)
Online version of the bound, sequentially numbered volumes of all the Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives which constitute a rich source of primary source material on all aspects of American history. Available as of Nov. 2010: 1817-1990.
World History Collection (LOUIS)Includes full text content from Africa, Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East, with coverage since 1964; available through EBSCOhost.