Research Social Sciences

Databases: Search for Articles

Logins and passwords for databases are available on your MyCampus course page.

Academic Search Complete from EBSCOhost
Database offers the world's most comprehensive, scholarly, multi-disciplinary sources, with 7,100 journals provided in full-text format.

PsychArticles: EBSCOhost
PsychArticles is a definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains approximately 150,000 articles from over 70 journals published by the APA,.

PsychInfo: EBSCOhost
PsychInfo is the world's largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health. Ninety-nine percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed.

ScienceDirect from Elsevier
ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer- reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. Busse Library subscription's offers 900 health science journals, full-text online, dating from 1995.

SocIndex: EBSCOhost
SocIndex is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database.

Wiley Online Library
Considered one of the world's premier resources for study, teaching, and advanced research, the database offers scholarly materials in full-text format from 1997 to the present. Select "Humanities and Social Sciences" or "Psychology" from the main page to browse these subject collections.

Annual Reviews Databases

Annual Reviews: Anthropology
Annual Reviews reflects the most cited and highly respected studies in anthropology. Busse Library's print copy available (GN4 .A5x)

Annual Reviews: Psychology
Annual Reviews reflects the most cited and highly respected studies in psychology. Busse Library's print copy available (BF30 .A56)

Annual Reviews: Sociology
Annual Reviews reflects the most cited and highly respected studies in sociology. Busse Library's print copy available (HD7255 .A2 A55)

Psychology, Sociology, and Social Work: Other Resources from Busse Library

Busse Journals A-Z: Psychology
View a list of all print and electronic journal subscriptions. Select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Busse Journals A-Z: Geography and Anthropology
View a list of all print and electronic journal subscriptions. Select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Busse Journals A-Z: Social Work
View a list of all print and electronic journal subscriptions. Select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Busse Journals A-Z: Sociology
View a list of all print and electronic journal subscriptions. Select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Child and Adolescent Development: Desktop Reference

Clinical Depression Resources: Desktop Reference

Enter Laughing: Desktop Reference -- humor therapy

Human Sexuality: Desktop Reference

Mental Health: Desktop Reference

Psychology: Desktop Reference

Social Issues: Desktop Reference

Social Work: Desktop Reference

Sociology and Anthropology: Desktop Reference

 

Credo Reference Titles

Selected Titles in Psychology.
To see all titles, select "Find a Book" and then "Psychology" from the subject listings.

Cambridge Handbook of Sociocultural Psychology

Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science

Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology

International Handbook of Giftedness and Talent

Selected Titles in Sociology and Social Work
To see all titles, select "Find a Book" and then "Social Sciences" from the subject listings.

Blackwell Dictionary of Sociology

Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology

Dictionary of Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Encylopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences

 

Style and Citation Guides

APA Style

APA Style 2011 -- guidelines from Busse Library (APA, 6th edition, 2010)

Model Paper, Mount Mercy University -- PDF sample paper with cover page, running head, headings, and references list 

In-Text Citation Table -- Busse Library version of APA table that shows how to reference authors and how to create parenthetical (internal) citations

Running Head Steps -- procedure for creating APA's required, running head in Office 2007 or Office 2010 

 

 

 

Chicago Style

Chicago Manual of Style: Busse Library GuidePart of the library's Notebook series.

Chicago Manual of Style Online: Quick Citation Guide Brief examples from The University of Chicago Press.

Chicago Manual of Style: OWL Project: Purdue University Detailed examples on Chicago style.

Mount Mercy University's Social Sciences liaison

is Jan Dickes

jdickes@mtmercy.edu