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Sociology 1140: Homelessness in the American City: Article
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Article Databases

Sociology Databases:

  • Sociology Source Ultimate (EBSCO)  RECOMMENDED! (Expanded version of SocINDEX) Provides citations and direct links to the texts of journal articles, book chapters and conference proceedings, some as far back as 1880. Comprehensive up to date coverage encompassing related areas of the social sciences.   [Click on 'Choose Databases" at the top of the page to add other Ebsco databases to your search, including Academic Search Premier, America History and Life, Race Relations Abstracts, Psycinfo, Urban Studies Abstracts, Women's Studies]                                                                                     
  • Sociological Abstracts  (ProQuest) Indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Provides citations from 1963 to the present, and abstracts since 1974, to journal articles, conference papers, books, and dissertations.

 

Interdisciplinary databases:

  • Articles & Full Text search on library homepage.  CAUTION: Full text searching creates huge search results.
  • Google Scholar CAUTION: Incomplete coverage, lacks links to article texts, lacks subject heading, but good for newer current sources.

more databases

Cornell subscribes to hundreds of article databases that specialize in various subject areas, e.g. race, economics, politics and government, women’s studies, etc.   To identify more databases that you might wish to search, click on the Databases tab below the white search box on the Library Homepage and try browsing by category or searching by keyword.

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