Electronic Databases for Social Sciences

Academic Search Premier - Type: Full Text

Description: The world's largest scholarly, multidiscipline full text database designed specifically for academic institutions. It offers critical information from many sources found in no other database.

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Access Military, Government & Defense - Type: Full Text

Description: Offers extensive coverage of the Armed Forces and U.S. federal government, as well as military and defense news, issues, strategies, careers and lifestyles, pay and benefits, training, law, equipment, technology and much more.

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Access World News - Type: Full Text

Description: Find diverse global, local, regional, and national perspectives on topics related to controversial issues, the environment, health, education, science, the arts, literature, business, economics, criminal justice, and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including newspapers, newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, periodicals, and web-only content. Also included are the following Access Modules: Business News, U.S. Newswires, Military, Government, and Defense, and Acceda Noticias. Content is easily searched and sorted through an intuitive, map-based interface.

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Annual Reviews - Type: Full Text

Description: Full text annual reviews of information in the fields of biological, physical, and social sciences.

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Clase and Periodica - Type: Article Index

Description: Index of Latin American journals in the sciences and humanities

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CQ Researcher - Type: Full Text

Description: CQ Researcher explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. Each report contains a pro-con feature, a chronology, lengthy bibliographies and a list of contacts. From October 25, 1991 to the present.

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Dissertations & Theses: Full Text - Type: Full Text

Description: With more than 2.4 million entries, the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) database is the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses in the world. UMI offers over 2 million titles for purchase in microfilm or paper formats. More than 930,000 are available in PDF format for immediate free download, and an average of 2,000 new PDFs are added to the database each week.

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Dissertations and Theses@Emporia State University - Type: Full Text

Description: Provides digital access to the Dissertations written at Emporia State University.

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EBSCOhost Electronic Journals Service (EJS) - Type: Full Text

Description: Access to Full Text of online journal subscriptions for which ESU has a subscription. Also includes Tables of Contents and Abstracts of many more.

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Emporia State Institutional Repository Collection (ESIRC) - Type: Full Text

Description: The purpose of ESIRC is to collect, preserve and share a range of artifacts related to teaching, scholarship and cultural events at Emporia State University with the wider scholarly community and public.

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Encyclopedia of Constitutional Amendments Online - Type: Full Text

Description: Provides a complete examination of each of our nation's 27 Constitutional Amendments. From the prohibition of alcoholic beverages, to slavery, to the voting rights of women, this text illustrates how the US Constitution has changed since its ratification in 1789.

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European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 - Type: Article Index

Description: The authoritative bibliography is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide, and a valuable index for libraries, researchers and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. It was co-developed by John Alden and the Curator of European Books at The John Carter Brown Library, Dennis Landis. The John Carter Brown Library, founded in 1846, is a foremost repository of rare books and materials and is a center for advanced research in history and the humanities.

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Fuente Académica - Type: Full Text

Description: This database provides a collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain, covering all major subject areas and designed to make academic research readily accessible in PDF format. Users enjoy relevant search results due to detailed abstracts in multiple languages and EBSCO's comprehensive indexing of every article. Fuente Académica offers full text for more than 500 publications from 18 countries. Fuente Académica covers all major subject areas with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology.

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HeritageQuest - Type: Full Text

Description: ProQuest Information and Learning's HeritageQuest Online provides libraries with a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture. HeritageQuest Online is the marriage of ProQuest's Genealogy & Local History Online, a collection of over 25,000 family and local histories, and content from HeritageQuest.

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History Reference Center - Type: Full Text

Description: History Reference Center includes full text for more than 200 leading history periodicals, including American's Civil War, American Heritage, American Historical Review, American History, Archaeology, Aviation, British Heritage, Canada’s History, Civil War Times, Heritage New Zealand, International Journal of Korean History, Military History, Teaching History, African Studies Quarterly, Ancient Egypt Magazine, American Indian Quarterly, Arab Studies Quarterly, Australian Aboriginal Studies, Australian Historical Studies, Chinese Studies in History, Early Medieval Europe, Family & Community History, Historical Research, Jewish History, Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies, Journal of Pacific Studies, Muslim World, Russian Studies in History, Women’s History Review, Middle East Journal and more.

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In The First Person - Type: Article Index

Description: An index to letters, diaries, oral histories and personal narratives.

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JSTOR - Type: Full Text

Description: Archive and fulltext of scholarly journals in a variety of subject areas. Each journal begins with the first issue. Has a moving wall of 3-5 years.

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Kansas Historic Newspapers - Type: Full Text

Description: The Kansas Historical Society has partnered with Newspapers.com and Ancestry.com to allow Kansans free online access to select KSHS collections, including historic Kansas newspapers, documents and public records. Must sign in with a valid KS driver’s license or state ID number.

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Kansas Memory (Kansas Historical Society) - Type: Full Text

Description: Kansas Memory has been created by the Kansas State Historical Society to share its historical collections via the Internet. It supports the mission of the Society--to identify, collect, preserve, interpret, and disseminate materials and information pertaining to Kansas history in order to assist the public in understanding, appreciating, and caring for the heritage of Kansas. Kansas Memory provides a very tangible means of fulfilling the vision of the KSHS, which is to enrich people's lives by connecting them to the past.The value of the site is in its rich content?letters, diaries, photographs, government records from the State Archives, maps, museum artifacts, and historic structures in Kansas.

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Kansas Newspapers via Newsbank - Type: Full Text

Description: Newsbank provides fulltext access to several newspapers in Kansas including the Emporia Gazette (2002-present), Lawrence Journal-World (1989-2004), Manhattan Mercury (1997-present), Topeka Capital-Journal (2001-present), Wichita Eagle (1984-present), and Kansas City Star (1991-present).

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Kansas.GOV - Type: Full Text

Description: Official website of the State of Kansas. Includes government information including legislation and legislative actions.

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Lexis - Nexis Academic - Type: Full Text

Description: Provides access to a variety of news, business, legal, and reference information. Some of the articles are full text. Sponsored by LEXIS-NEXIS.

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Mental Measurements Yearbook - Type: Full Text

Description: Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute, contains fulltext information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks.

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Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers - Type: Full Text

Description: American History, American Literature, Art and Architecture, Genealogy, Journalism, Religion as well as Theatre are covered in this data base which provides access to full text content and facsimile images in about 1.8 million pages from more than 500 19th Century newspapers in the United States. The American Civil War/Reconstruction, African-American History and Culture, Native Americans, Western Migration as well as the U. S. Constitution are among the topics which are emphasized. Newspapers of national interest such as The Liberator, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper as well as The Irish World and American Industrial Liberator are included in addition to a large variety of newspapers from the present states including Kansas and others in the Great Plains.

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Oxford Reference Premium - Type: Full Text

Description: Oxford Reference Online brings together language and subject reference works from one of the world's biggest reference publishers into a single cross-searchable resource.

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World Factbook - Type: Full Text

Description: The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) publishes The World Factbook which contains information on countries worldwide.

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