Social Sciences Results

Academic Search Complete

Provides full text for scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, compute sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.

America History & Life

Covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present indexing for 1,700 journals from 1964 to present.


Index to articles from sources on business, science, humanities, social science, medicine, technology, and popular culture.

Book Review Digest Plus (H.W. Wilson)

Book Review Digest Plus is an essential library tool that brings together book reviews on a wide range of topics, from a variety of sources.


The aim of the DOAJ is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals, thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. In short, the DOAJ aims to be THE one stop shop for users of open access journals.

eBooks on EBSCOhost (Formerly NetLibrary)

50,000+ ebooks on a wide range of topics.

Education Source

This massive file offers the world's largest and most complete collection of full-text education journals, and encompasses an international array of English-language periodicals, monographs, yearbooks and more. As the complete source of education scholarship, Education Source covers all levels of education, from early childhood to higher education, as well as all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education and testing.

Encyclopedia Americana

Full-Text and images on a wide range of topics.


Find, store, create and share research in the most efficient way possible. Sync your EndNote library across your desktop, iPad and online, and access your research from anywhere. This is a software download. Please contact the library for information on downloading EndNote. We will provide you with the serial number needed for installation. You can call the reference desk at 940-397-4758, use the chatline, or email for instructions on how to download or for any assistance. When EndNote is installed, please also sign up for an EndNote account by clicking the 'EndNote' link above (choose login at the top right and 'create an account' on the next page.)

ERIC - Dept. of Education

The ERIC online system provides the public with a centralized ERIC Web site for searching the ERIC bibliographic database of more than 1.1 million citations going back to 1966.

ERIC - Ebscohost

Provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 550 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains educational reports.

ERIC - Firstsearch

Contains annotated references to educational materials issued in the monthly Resources in Education (RIE) and to journal articles issued in the monthly Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE)

Essay and General Literature Index (H.W. Wilson)

This unique reference database cites records contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain and Canada.

Family Studies Abstracts

Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.

Google Scholar

Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles. This link will take you to a page that explains how to set up MSU's resources in Google Scholar first.

Humanities Full Text (H.W. Wilson)

This database provides full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines. Content includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and much more.

JSTOR: All MSU Collections

Includes all JSTOR subscription collections at MSU and individual JSTOR journals.

JSTOR: Arts & Sciences I

Established in 1997, JSTOR's first collection includes core journals in economics, history, political science, and sociology, as well as in other key fields in the humanities and social sciences. This collection also contains titles in ecology, mathematics, and statistics.

Legal Collection

Centered on the discipline of law and legal topics, Legal Collection is a collection of respected, scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies.

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print

Provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,700 contemporary testing instruments and contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership.

NetLibrary (Now accessed through Ebscohost)

50,000+ ebooks on a wide range of topics. As of 7/25/11, accessed through Ebscohost.

Opposing Viewpoints

Brings together all the information that's needed to fully understand an issue: pro and con viewpoint articles, reference articles, magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, primary source documents, government and organizational statistics, multimedia and more.

Political Science Complete

This database provides extensive coverage on global political topics. Political Science Complete (PSC) provides a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse and designed specifically for students, researchers and government institutions.

Project Muse

NOTE: PROJECT MUSE IS NO LONGER IN FULL TEXT. A free indexing database of scholarly journals in the Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences and Mathematics.


PsycARTICLES, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

Provides full text publications, including peer-reviewed journals covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.


Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports, as well as citations to dissertations, all in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines.

Race Relations Abstracts

Race Relations Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 49,500 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Race & Class, Ethnic & Racial Studies, Journal of Social Issues, etc.

ScienceDirect College Edition

This is a database that contains over 2000 full-text peer reviewed journals. The journals cover behavioral & social sciences, health & life sciences, and physical sciences from 1995 - present.


Over 41,000,000 items including books, manuscripts, computer data files, maps, computer programs, musical scores, films and slides, newspapers, journals, sound recordings, magazines, videotapes. Does not include book chapters or individual articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers.