Robert H. Goddard Library

Databases and Indexes By Subject Area

Subject: Social Sciences

AgEcon Search: Research in Agricultural and Applied Economics
A free, searchable, open access repository of full-text scholarly literature in agricultural and applied economics. Economics/Social Sciences
American State Papers, 1789-1838
Includes every legislative and executive document of the first 14 U.S. Congresses and more. History;Social Sciences;Literature;Arts/Humanities
Anthropological Index Online
Index to articles from the Royal Anthropological Institute library. 1970 - present Social Sciences
An electronic archive for self-archived papers in any area of Psychology, neuroscience, and Linguistics, and many areas of Computer Science. Social Sciences;Life Sciences; General Sciences; Biology; Chemistry; Math/CS
Columbia Gazetteer of the World
This encyclopedia of geographical places and features contains over 170,000 entries Social Sciences; Geography
Congressional Quarterly Weekly Online
Expert coverage of the U.S. Congress: status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, backroom maneuvering, and more. Social Sciences
Cross National Time Series Data Archive (CNTS)
Over 200 social and economic variables, some of which go back as far as 1815, for over 200 countries. Business/Economics; Social Sciences
Current Geographical Publications
Recent publications from the American Geographical Society Collection of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Social Sciences
Digital National Security Archive
The database includes more than 63,000 of the most important declassified documents regarding critical U.S. policy decisions. Social Sciences
Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, Second Edition
Documents the latest trends in public administration, public policy, policy analysis, public finance, management, social psychology, political science, economics, and sociology. Social Sciences
Environmental Health Legislation Database
Includes state legislation on topics such as asthma, mercury, lead poisoning, pesticides and indoor air quality. Life Sciences;Social Sciences
Environmental Studies and Policy Collection
A collection of over 800 journals and 6 subject specific Delmar reference titles provide robust coverage of environmental issues and policies. Social Sciences; Life Sciences
Europa World Plus
Economic, political and geographic background information and statistical data by country. Reference; Social Sciences; History
Handbook of Latin American Studies
A bibliography on Latin American. Focus is on humanities and social sciences Social Sciences; Arts/Humanities
Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective
Indexes the most important scholarly English language journals of the twentieth century. Coverage: 1907 - 1984 Arts/Humanities, Social Sciences
ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium of Political and Social Research)
The world's largest archive of computer-readable social science data. Includes collections from disciplines such as sociology, political science, history, and economics. Economics/Social Sciences
International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences
The largest reference work ever published for the social and behavioral sciences. It contains 3,842 signed articles. Social Sciences; Geography; Psychology
A fulltext database of scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities. Social Sciences; Arts/Humanities; General Sciences
Latino American Experience
A full-text database focusing on the history and culture of Latinos living in the United States. Social Sciences; Arts/Humanities
Library/Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Citations from over 600 library science journals Social Sciences
New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics contains 1,872 articles by 1,506 contributors, including 25 Nobel Laureates in Economics. The online edition of the Dictionary contains the full text of the 8 volume print edition. Economics/Social Sciences
ODS (Official Document System of the United Nations)
ODS covers all types of official United Nations documentation, beginning in 1993. Social Sciences
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. General; Social Sciences
Access to U.S. foreign and domestic policy papers and gray literature, PolicyFile is updated weekly with abstracts and links to the latest reports, papers, and documents from think tanks, research institutes, and agencies Social Sciences
Population Index
Index to articles in field of population studies and demography.  Covers 1986-1999 Social Sciences
Project Muse
Over 400 full text scholarly journals in the fields of the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. History;Social Sciences;Literature;Arts/Humanities
The psychological literature from 1887. Social Sciences; Biology; General Sciences
Social Sciences Abstracts
Journal articles in the social sciences Social Sciences
U.S. Congressional Serial Set Maps
37,605 maps covering years 1872 - 1924, published in Reports and Documents of Congress. History;Social Sciences;Literature;Arts/Humanities
U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1994
U.S. Congressional Serial Set is an authoritative digital edition that includes every publication from the 15th through the 96th Congresses, totaling more than 10 million pages History;Social Sciences;Literature;Arts/Humanities
World Data Analyst (from Britannica)
Country snapshots, statistical data and comparisons, and ranked statistics. Economics/Social Sciences
World Development Indicators: World Bank
More than 550 development indicators, with time series for 207 countries and 18 country groups from 1960 to 2000, where data are available. Economics/Social Sciences
World Economic Outlook Database
Macroeconomic data from 1980 to the present Business/Economics;Social Sciences