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Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text   About Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text is the full-text counterpart of Criminal Justice Abstracts, formerly a SAGE database. The increasing globalization of criminology is reflected in this essential resources coverage of hundreds of journals from around the world. Click Exit when finished.

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Encyclopedia of Social Work   About Encyclopedia of Social Work  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Building off the classic refence work, a valuable tool for social workers for over 85 years, the online resource of the same name offers over 400 overview articles, on key topics ranging from international issues to ethical standards with new articles and revisions to existing articles added regularly.
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International Country Risk Guide (ICRG) : Table 3B Political Stability Data 1984-2011   About International Country Risk Guide (ICRG) : Table 3B Political Stability Data  UTK Users (w/NetID)
This ICRG file provides political risk ratings for 140 countries.

International Terrorism : Attributes of Terrorist Events : ITERATE 1968-2010   About International Terrorism : Attributes of Terrorist Events : ITERATE  UTK Users (w/NetID)
ITERATE covers the genesis of contemporary international terrorism. The Excel file covers coding of the incidents for 1968 through 2010. It combines a family of four distinct but interrelated files which count the most salient components of international terrorism: Common File 1968-2010, Hostage File 1978-2005, Fate File 1978-1991, Skyjack File 1978-1991. Documentation is available in the ITERATE Codebook.

LGBT Life With Full Text   About LGBT Life With Full Text  UTK Users (w/NetID)
LGBT Life allows searching across hundreds of books and journals related to gender and sexuality. Full text of the most important and historically significant LGBT journals, magazines, newspapers, and books. Click Exit when finished.

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Medline / PubMed 1948+   About Medline / PubMed  All Users
Essential database for biomedicine. Includes citations from MEDLINE and for biomedical articles in life science journals. A product of the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
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PsycINFO (via ProQuest) 1800+   About PsycINFO (via ProQuest)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
The premier database for journal articles, books, and dissertations in all areas of psychology.

Scopus   About Scopus  UTK Users (w/NetID)
A multidisciplinary database covering peer-reviewed literature in science, engineering, medicine, and social sciences (including some arts & humanities). Coverage is strongest for 1996 to present. Complements Web of Science.

Social Work Abstracts 1977+  About Social Work Abstracts   UTK Users (w/NetID)

The Social Work Abstracts database, produced by the National Association of Social Workers, Inc., contains more than 35,000 records, spanning 1977 to the present, from social work and other related journals on topics such as homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation, community organization, and more. Abstracts of dissertations included since 1996.

Sociological Abstracts/Sociofile CSA 1952+   About Sociological Abstracts/Sociofile CSA  UTK Users (w/NetID)
The primary source of access to the world's literature in sociology and related disciplines.

Web of Science 1900+   About Web of Science  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Citation index for sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Includes Conference Proceedings Citation Index and Book Citation Index. Journals indexed in Web of Science.
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Academic Search Premier   About Academic Search Premier  UTK Users (w/NetID)
This multi-disciplinary database covers magazines, scholarly journals, and newspapers and is a good place to start for any subject.

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Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database (ETOH) 1700s+   About Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database (ETOH)  All Users
Index to articles, books, dissertations, papers, reports and chapters on all aspects of alcohol abuse and alcoholism.

Congressional Research Digital Collection (CRDC) 1916+   About Congressional Research Digital Collection (CRDC)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Full text legislative policy reports from the Congressional Research Service. To search CRDC, select “Advanced Search”, then the check the box for CRS Reports. Formerly called: LexisNexis Congressional Research Digital Collection.

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works   About Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works  UTK Users (w/NetID)
This collection contains real transcripts of therapy and counseling sessions and first-person narratives illuminating the experience of mental illness and its treatment, as well as reference works to contextualize the primary material.

Counseling and Therapy in Video   About Counseling and Therapy in Video  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Provides a large online collection of video for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling.

CQ Researcher 1923+   About CQ Researcher  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Contains reports about current and controversial issues. Excellent for finding overviews, pros/cons and lists of key resources.

Crime in the United States 1995+   About Crime in the United States  All Users
Statistics on crime in the United States as contributed by state and local law enforcement agencies. current   About  All Users
A comprehensive Federal website of disability-related government resources.

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism   About Encyclopedia of Race and Racism  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Examines the anthropological, sociological, historical, economic, and scientific theories of race and racism in the modem era.

Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender   About Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Addresses issues of sex and gender at the personal and the social level; examines issues of identity, status, class, ethnicity, race, and nation; of sexuality and the body; of social institutions and the structures of representation.

ERIC via EBSCOHost 1966+   About ERIC via EBSCOHost  UTK Users (w/NetID)
The premiere database for journal articles and documents in all areas of education. Includes web access to the full-text of most ERIC documents (ED's) from 1993 to present. Many of the full text electronic documents, i.e. the ED or document section of ERIC, are now available again through ERIC.

ERIC via ProQuest 1966+   About ERIC via ProQuest  UTK Users (w/NetID)
The premiere database for journal articles and documents in all areas of education. Includes web access to the full-text of most ERIC documents (ED's) from 1993 to present. (Choose "Full-text" not the Find Text button to retrieve ERIC documents.) Many of the full text electronic documents, i.e. the ED or document section of ERIC, are now available again through ERIC.

Ethnic Newswatch 1990+   About Ethnic Newswatch  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Full text national and international news articles from over 230 publications of special interest to the ethnic, minority and native populations of the United States. In English and Spanish. Limited to 2 simultaneous users.

Ethnographic Video Online   About Ethnographic Video Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)
This streaming video collection provides the largest, most comprehensive resource for the study of human culture and behavior. It covers every region of the world and features the work of many influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century, including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, and more. The collection's wealth of video and multiplicity of perspectives allow students and scholars to see, experience, and study the films in ways never before possible.

Gale Academic OneFile 1602+   About Gale Academic OneFile  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Multidisciplinary full-text and citations database. One of the Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) databases.

HAPI (Health & Psychosocial Instruments)   About HAPI (Health & Psychosocial Instruments)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Assists in the identification of measurement and evaluation instruments (questionnaires, checklists, tests, for example) found in the health and psychosocial literature. Does not include copies of the instruments. Limited to 5 simultaneous user. Click Logoff when finished.

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective   About Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective   UTK Users (w/NetID)
Indexes a wide range of important journals in the humanities and social sciences from 1907 to 1984. Click "logout" to end your session. Limited to 2 simultaneous users.

Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text 1980+   About Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Indexes legal periodicals. Includes law reviews, bar association journals, and government documents. (Formerly called Index to Legal Periodicals.)

Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)   About Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
World's largest archive of political and social research data.

LexisNexis Academic varies   About LexisNexis Academic  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Access over 6,000 news, business, and legal sources. Includes national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources.

London Low Life : Street Culture, Social Reform and the Victorian Underworld 1840 to 1920   About London Low Life : Street Culture, Social Reform and the Victorian Underworld  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Contains color digital images of rare books, ephemera, maps and other materials relating to 19th and early 20th century London. Also includes secondary sources such as maps and essays.

Mental Measurements Yearbook 1985+   About Mental Measurements Yearbook  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Fulltext information about standardized tests as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks. The database contains data from Yearbooks 9 through 17.

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National Criminal Justice Reference Service 1970s+   About National Criminal Justice Reference Service  All Users
Contains summaries of over 190,000 criminal justice articles and reports.

National Substance Abuse Web Index   About National Substance Abuse Web Index  All Users
A list of resources on substance abuse issues from the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol & Drug Information.

New Day Digital   About New Day Digital  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Growing video streamed collection of independantly produced Social-Issue documentaries.

PAIS International and PAIS Archive 1915+   About PAIS International and PAIS Archive  UTK Users (w/NetID)
PAIS covers public affairs, public and social policies, and international relations.

Points of View Reference Center   About Points of View Reference Center  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Provides information to multiple sides of a current issue. Click Exit when finished.

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Population Index 1986-2000   About Population Index  All Users
Primary index to the world's population and demography literature, covering books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials.

ProQuest Congressional 1789+   About ProQuest Congressional  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Comprehensive index to the U.S. Congress. Provides full-text of congressional publications including bills, laws, hearings, transcripts, regulations, political news, and analytical reports. Formerly called: LexisNexis Congressional

PsycARTICLES (via ProQuest) 1894+   About PsycARTICLES (via ProQuest)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Full-text of 71 journals, mostly published by the American Psychological Association (APA). Coverage for most titles begins with volume 1.

Roper Center for Public Opinion Research 1935+   About Roper Center for Public Opinion Research  UTK Users (w/NetID)
An extensive archive of public opinion information, providing access to the iPOLL database, a database of 500,000 questions and answers asked in the U.S. since 1935, and access to the datasets of survey results through RoperExpress. This link connects you to the iPOLL database. To search the Datasets Collection, click on the Datasets link at the top of the iPOLL page.

Sage Journals Online   About Sage Journals Online   UTK Users (w/NetID)
Collection of more than 500 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.

Sage Reference Online   About Sage Reference Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)
A collection of subject encyclopedias and handbooks useful for finding background information on a wide variety of topics in the social sciences.

SAGE Research Methods Online   About SAGE Research Methods Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Resources for research methods in the social and health sciences. For more information go to

ScienceDirect Varies   About ScienceDirect  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Collection of Elsevier full-text journals and books. UT has access to contents marked with a green icon.

Sixties : Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960-1974 1960-1974   About Sixties : Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960-1974  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Primary source material, including diaries, letters, autobiographies and other memoirs, written and oral histories, manifestos, government documents, memorabilia, and scholarly commentary, on the 1960s in the United States. Topics include the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War and the associated protest movement, radical movements, and counter-culture.

Social Science Electronic Data Library (SSEDL)   About Social Science Electronic Data Library (SSEDL)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Library of data files from eight topically-based health and social science collections.

Social Sciences Citation Index 1900+   About Social Sciences Citation Index  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Multidisciplinary section of the Web of Science covering scholarly literature in the social sciences.

Social Services Abstracts 1979+   About Social Services Abstracts  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Covers current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development.

SSRN eLibrary   About SSRN eLibrary  All Users
SSRN (Social Science Research Network) consists of two parts: an Abstract Database with abstracts of scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection containing downloadable full text documents.

Statistical Abstract of the United States current   About Statistical Abstract of the United States  All Users
A data book of demographic, social, and economic statistics for the United States.

Wiley Online Library   About Wiley Online Library  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Full-text of selected Wiley journals and e-books. Check the Libraries' Catalog for titles not available online.

Women and Social Movements in the United States 1600-2000   About Women and Social Movements in the United States   UTK Users (w/NetID)
Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000. Includes projects and archives with more than 3,600 documents and 150,000 pages of additional full-text documents. Also includes reviews, notes from the archives, and teaching tools.

Women's Studies International 1972+   About Women`s Studies International  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Covering feminist research, WSI sources include journals, newspapers, newsletters, books, book chapters, proceedings, theses, dissertations, websites & web documents, and grey literature. Click Exit before leaving the database.

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