Human Services

Research is the process of discovery, and in this sense it is a creative act. It is guided by questions, shaped by evidence, and concludes with the sharing of one’s findings.

Core Resources

  • Ageline
    Provides access to literature on gerontology and aging in the health sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, economics and public policy.

  • Global Issues In Context
    Provides access to sources for analysis of current events, issues of international importance, and detailed information about nations. Each entry pulls together source material to analyze social, political, military, economic, health and cultural issues and includes access to newspapers and periodicals, web sites, and multimedia features.

  • NIAA Alcohol
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) portal to support researchers and practitioners searching for information related to alcohol research.

  • ProQuest Psychology Journals
    Full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications. Users get access to charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements essential to psychological research.

  • ProQuest Social Science Database
    Search full-text scientific journals covering the social sciences. Provides information on hundreds of topics, including: Addiction studies, Urban studies, Family studies, International relations.

  • ProQuest Sociology
    Sociology Articles

  • PsycARTICLES
    Full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.

  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
    Full text coverage on topics: emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

  • PsycINFO
    Citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as the 1800s.

  • SocIndex With Full Text
    Comprehensive sociology research database; contains full text for books and monographs, journals and conference papers.

Supplemental Resources

  • A-Z Maps Online
    The world’s largest subscription-based database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. Included in the 4,000+ maps are: political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month.

  • Academic OneFile
    Scholarly, peer-reviewed articles in many subjects.

  • Academic Search Complete
    Academic multi-disciplinary database; full text articles in all fields.

  • Ancestry Library Edition
    This genealogy database covers the United States and the United Kingdom. It includes census, vital, church, court, and immigration records.

  • Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic
    Full text journals in a variety of areas pertaining to medical study.

  • Credo Reference
    An easy-to-use database providing dictionary and encyclopedia entries on subjects in all academic disciplines; a scholarly alternative to Wikipedia

  • Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
    Access to full text, abstracting and indexing of over 270 core journals covering research areas in international criminal justice and criminology such as criminal law, corrections, policing & investigation and forensic science.

  • Ebook Central (Proquest)
    A collection of E-Books. You can either search or browse by subject.
    Note: Formerly known as eBrary E-Books

  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
    This is a multi-disciplinary collection which allows you to search and view the full text of its eBooks. Read an eBook instantly with your web based reader or download eBooks to your portable device.

  • Expanded Academic ASAP
    A multidisciplinary database featuring scholarly articles, trade and popular news features.

  • Films on Demand
    Access to over 6,000 streaming videos, including documentaries relevant for multiple disciplines.

  • Health And Wellness Resource Center
    A great resource to begin your research into health issues, this database provides access to full-text medical journals, magazines, newspapers, reference works and multimedia tools to provide medical information. Now includes Alternative Health.

  • Health Source: Consumer Edition
    Authoritative information on health-related questions

  • Issues And Controversies
    Up-to-date, in-depth and objective information on the most prominent and hotly debated issues of the day.

  • JSTOR
    An advanced, multidisciplinary database featuring secondary resources in history, scholarly articles and other resources spanning the humanities and sciences.

  • Medlineplus Health Information
    Authoritative information from National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations.

  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
    Descriptions and critical reviews of commercially available English language tests, including a comprehensive bibliography of all known commercially available tests that are currently in print.

  • Military & Government Collection
    Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.

  • ProQuest Criminal Justice
    A comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.

  • ProQuest Family Health
    Articles from popular health magazines and journals

  • ProQuest Health & Medical Complete
    Journal coverage of clinical and biomedical topics, consumer health, health administration.