Key Social Sciences Databases

Arrow Discover Click for more information View a demonstration.
Mega-searches selected journal article databases simultaneously. Databases include Academic Search Premier and PsycINFO. Includes NZ content. Excellent starting point for undergraduates.

Arrow Scopus Click for more information View a demonstration.
A scholarly database with broad, international coverage of social sciences journals, that searches for articles on a topic and tracks citations.

Arrow Web of Science Click for more information View a demonstration.
Another scholarly topic and citation database suitable for the social sciences.

Arrow Google Scholar Click for more information View a demonstration.
Just like Google, but searches for academic literature rather than websites, and links to Massey University Library’s subscribed content. It provides good coverage of reports too and is also a great source for New Zealand material.


Other Recommended Social Sciences Databases

Arrow Newztext  Click for more information View a Demonstration.

Arrow Historical Abstracts Click for more information View a demonstration.
Primary source for world history from the 15th century. Excludes US and Canada.

Arrow Sociological Abstracts Click for more information
Scholarly international coverage of sociology, social sciences, economics and women's studies.

Arrow AnthroSource Click for more information
Searches across the journals published by the American Anthropological Association.

Arrow Contains significant New Zealand content Index New Zealand Click for more information
The principal index to New Zealand social sciences journal literature, with limited direct access to full-text content.

Arrow Newspaper Article Databases

 

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