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  • ABC-Clio eBooks
    Contains more than 340 encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries, and guides focusing on U.S. and world history, current issues, politics, and geography. Browse by individual titles or cross-search across all titles by keyword in full text, title, or author.
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  • 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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  • Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 Parts I-II
    Over 3 million pages of primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world since 1940. Features content from 35 countries, with over 15 languages represented.
    Also Known As
    • LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 Parts I-II
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  • CenStats: U.S. Census Bureau
    Several databases of demographic and economic information, including Building Permits Data; International Trade Data; Census Tract Street Locator; Detailed Occupation by Race, Hispanic Origin and Sex; and USA Counties Data. From the US Census Bureau. See description for coverage.
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  • CQ Researcher
    In-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. From the Congressional Quarterly. 1991 to present.
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  • ERIC (via EBSCOhost) A Best Bet database
    Indexes scholarly journals and magazines in all areas of education, from early intervention (birth to age three), preschool, K-12 (public and private), and higher education. Includes bilingual, special, gifted, and computer education. 1966-present.
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  • ETS Test Collection
    Descriptions of over 25,000 tests and research instruments. Included are both commercial and non-commercial measures. Note call number and find full-text of unpublished tests in the Homer Babbidge microfiche collection, "Tests in Microfiche." 1900-present.
    1975-2004 in Tests in Microfiche Collection of the Homer Babbidge Library
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  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Full-text of several print reference books from Gale.
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    • GVRL
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  • Issues & Controversies
    Summarizes current issues and controversies in political, economic, social and scientific topics. 1995-current.
    Also Known As
    • Facts on File
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  • LGBT Life with Full Text (EBSCO)
    Covers gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues. Topics include civil liberties, culture, employment, family, history, psychology, religion, sociology and more. varies; some back to 1950s-current.
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    • GBLT Life with Full Text (EBSCO)
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  • Medline via EBSCO A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles about health and medicine, nursing, audiology, and biology. Search Medline with ERIC, PsycINFO, and Academic Search Premier through EBSCO.
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  • Nexis Uni News
    Full text of national and international newspapers, newswires, popular magazines, trade journals, news transcripts from television and radio, student newspapers, and more. 1980s-current.
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  • Oxford Reference Online
    100 language and subject dictionaries and reference works. Subjects include: biology; classics; computing; dance; earth sciences; economics; mythology; history; law; literature; medicine; opera; performing arts; politics; science, theater; and more.
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  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
    Indexes doctoral dissertations completed in the U.S. Includes some master"s theses and foreign language dissertations. Full text of many dissertations 1997-. For UConn, 2012-, see OpenCommons@UConn. Holdings start in 1861 and go to the present day. Full-text coverage is best starting in 1997, but full text of older dissertations can also be found.
    Also Known As
    • Dissertation Abstracts
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  • PsycINFO A Best Bet database
    Scholarly articles in psychology, plus medicine, psychiatry, education, social work, criminology, social science, business, & organizational behavior. 1872-present.
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  • PubMed
    Scholarly journal articles about health and medicine, nursing, audiology, and biology. PubMed includes the MEDLINE database, but has newer content and additional life science journals. PubMed is late 1940s-current. 1940s-current.
    Also Known As
    • Medline via PubMed
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  • Sage Knowledge Reference Online
    Reference e-books in the social sciences.
    Not all titles are accessible by UConn. After doing a search, click on Available to Me under Refine By: on the right-hand side of the page.
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  • Scopus
    Scholarly journal articles and conference papers on any topic in science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts & humanities. Includes cited references and h-index information. 1996-present for cited reference searching; partial coverage, without references, to 1823.
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  • Social Work Abstracts
    Summarizes articles in 450+ journals in all areas of social work, including theory and practice, areas of service, social issues, and social problems. 1966-current.
    Limited to 8 simultaneous users.
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  • SocINDEX with Full Text A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles on sociology and related social and behavioral sciences. Hundred of scholarly journals available in full text; hundreds of other journals indexed. 25,000 author profiles. Replaced ProQuest Sociological Abstracts. Coverage dates vary; 1895-present.
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  • Women's Studies International (EBSCO)
    Core topics in women's studies as well as current topics in feminist research. Includes sociology, history, political science, public policy, business, and education. Indexes journals, newspapers, newsletters, books, proceedings, and dissertations. 1972-current.
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