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.