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Best Bet Databases in Urban & Community Studies
  • Academic Search Premier A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles and popular magazines covering all topics. A great database for beginning searches. 1980s-present (dates may vary).
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  • Sociological Abstracts A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles about sociology and other social and behavioral sciences. Includes culture & social structure; economic development; evaluation research; family & social welfare; management and complex organizations; policy planning. 1963-present.
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  • ABI/INFORM Global A Best Bet database
    Articles in business, finance, management, accounting, advertising, banking, insurance, marketing, public administration, real estate, and telecommunications. 1991-current (fulltext); 1971-current (index & abstracts).
    Also Known As
    • ProQuest ABI/Inform Global
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  • JSTOR A Best Bet database
    Essential scholarly journals in many academic fields, especially arts, literature, humanities, and biology. Some back to early 1900s; most recent 2-5 years not available.
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  • Social Sciences Citation Index A Best Bet database

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