Policy studies

Key subject resources

  • International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) - includes references dating back to 1951, with over 2,800 journals regularly indexed.
  • Sociological Abstracts - covers the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences from 1963 to date.
  • Social Services Abstracts - bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development from 1980 to date.
  • Social Care Online - extensive database of social care information, with everything from research briefings to reports, government documents, journal articles, and websites.
  • Web of Science: Core Collection - this database covers many subjects including social policy, criminology, disability and childhood studies
  • PsycINFO - comprehensive international database (sometimes mistakenly known as PsychINFO) covering summaries of journal articles, book chapters, technical reports and citations to dissertations in the field of Psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines.
  • Law subject page - this page has many useful resources for Criminology students. 
  • Kanopy - award-winning documentaries, classic and indie films, including social sciences content

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Kanopy - award-winning documentaries, classic and indie films

New York Times Archive - coverage from 1851 to four years ago

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