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 SocINDEX with Full Text

Database Information

This database is the world's most comprehensive and highest-quality sociology research database. Its extensive scope and content provide users with a wealth of extremely useful information encompassing the broad spectrum of sociological study. The database features millions of records with subject headings from a sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers." -- EBSCOhost Website

Database Features:
Abstracts for more than 1,300 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895
Provides data mined from more than 450 "priority" coverage journals and 2,99 "selective" coverage journals
Extensive indexing for books/monographs, conference papers, and other non-periodical content sources
Searchable cited references

Search Operators
Connectors: AND, OR, NOT
Wildcards: ? = one or more unknown characters (e.g. wom?n)
Truncation: * = place at the end of a root word (e.g. comput*)
Proximity: <search term> N# <search term> = search terms must be specified number (#) or fewer words apart

Database Access

SocINDEX with Full Text

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