Brandel Library Databases in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Black Thought and Culture: Full-text of 1297 African American non-fiction works spanning from colonial times to the present.

Chicago Defender (1905-1975): Search Chicago's African American newspaper online in full-text.

Communication & Mass Media Complete: Communication and mass-media articles index; some full-text.

CQ Researcher: Full-text coverage of current issues.

Gale Virtual Reference Library: search the full-text of thousands of reference works and encyclopedias across a variety of subjects.

Harper's Weekly: Search the full-text of this illustrated newspaper from 1857-1912.

Historical Statistics of the United States: Full-text statistics drawn from a range of years in the history of the US; check out the economic, demographic, and crime data available.

JSTOR: Full-text; complete back runs of scholarly journals in 15 different disciplines.

Lexis-Nexis Academic: News, legal, business, medicine, full-text information. Includes New York Times and other major newspapers full-text

Library, Information Science, & Technology Abstracts (LISTA): Library Science and technology; indexes more than 600 periodicals and other materials.

Literary Reference Center: Background information about authors, literary works, literary movements, and historical events.

MLA: (Modern Language Association) Literature, languages, linguistics, folklore; no full-text, citations only.

New York Times (Historical): Full-text of the New York Times, including cartoons, photos, and ads, from the first edition published until 2008.

PBS Video Collection:hundreds of the greatest documentary films and series from PBS on a range of topics, including history, science, business, technology, performing arts, anthropology, psychology, politics, health, and literature.

Philosopher's Index: The Philosopher’s Index is the world’s most current and comprehensive bibliography of scholarly research in philosophy, serving the philosophical community worldwide.

Project Muse: Index to articles in humanities, arts, and social sciences; some full-text.

PsycInfo: Psychology and related subjects; some full-text articles; mostly citation and abstracts.

SAGE Premier: Full-text of 485 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.

Saskia Digital Archive: Over 32,000 images documenting both Western and Eastern cultures.

Science Direct:  Full-text of over 1000 journals in the health and life sciences and several hundred journals in the social sciences.

Sociological Abstracts: Sociology and behavioral sciences; citations and abstracts only.

Women and Social Movements: Full-text images and text documenting women's social movements from 1963-present.