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Globalization - Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

This guide will provide access to materials on interdisciplinary issues of globalization. Also look here for links to course web pages for Global Cities and Migration.

News Articles

Nexis Uni
Full text of over 5,000 newspapers, trade publications, legal periodicals, professional journals and news transcripts.

AltPress Watch
(1970+) Full text database of selected independent newspapers, magazines, and journals of the alternative press. Provides an alternative to mainstream media perspectives on local, national, and international issues.

Access World News
Access World News from NewsBank provides full-text information and perspectives from over 600 U.S. and over 500 international sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues.

Google News
Use this service to set up an alert to receive e-mails with links to news articles on your topic.

Journal Articles

Search Women's Studies Databases

Contemporary Womens Issues 
Provides full-text access to global information on women. Indexes journals, newsletters, and research reports from non-profit groups, government and international agencies.

Women’s Studies International (1972+) 
Indexes women's studies materials from around the world. Covers political, economic, social & cultural issues, including political science, sociology, business, history, education, etc.

Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts 
Includes citations and abstracts for journal articles, books, and conference proceedings on women's studies and gender studies.


Search Multiple Disciplines Simultaneously

Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
(1975+) Covers a wide range of academic subjects including criminal justice. Features full text for selected journals, abstracts and indexing for over 3,600 scholarly journals, and coverage of The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and The Christian Science Monitor.

Google Scholar  Use Advance Search Option!
Search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.

SAGE Premier
Includes journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine, providing online access to the full text of individual SAGE journals. Specifically social sciences journals in the following areas are available: urban studies; political sciences, criminology; communication; sociology and psychology.


Search Specific Social Sciences Databases

ABI Inform Global Edition
Covers articles from over 1,100 English-language publications worldwide covering business, management, andrelated areas.

AnthroSource
Anthrosource indexes current issues for eleven of the American Anthropological Association's most critical peer-reviewed publications.

Criminal Justice Abstracts
(1968+) Covers major journals in criminology and related disciplines, extensive coverage of books, access to reports from government and nongovernmental agencies. Includes informative summary of the findings, methodology, and conclusions is provided.

PsycINFO
(1887+) Includes PsycLIT. Indexes literature in psychology & related disciplines (sociology, linguistics, education, medicine, law, physiology, business, psychiatry, & anthropology). Covers journals, books, chapters, dissertations & technical reports.

PAIS International - Public Affairs Information Service
(1972+) Index to political, economic, & social issues in current debate. Covers public & social policy literature of business, economics, finance, law, international relations,public administration, government, political science, & other social sciences.

SOCindex
SocINDEX™ with Full Text is a social sciences research database, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines. It offers in-depth coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study.

Sociological Abstracts
(1963+) Covers theoretical & applied sociology, social science, & policy science. Includes sociological aspects of anthropology, gender studies, gerontology, family studies, health, racial interactions, social psychology, social work, urban studies, etc.

Worldwide Political Sciences Abstracts
Provides Information and research within the political science discipline and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration/policy.

 


WebLinks

International Links
Organized by region, this set of links maintained by the Women and Gender Studies Section of the American Libraries Association.

Hours and Locations