OmniFile Full Text, Select - Contains both popular and scholarly articles.
Academic OneFile - Contains articles from scholarly journals and popular magazines.
LexisNexis Academic Universe - A good source for newspaper articles.
Need articles in psychology or counseling? Use PsycINFO! It's a great resource and is published by the American Psychological Association. How to export to RefWorks
This database abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Coverage: 1960 to present. How to export to RefWorks
Social Sciences Full Text
Includes full-text articles from over 300 journals, covering concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences: 1983 - present. How to export to RefWorks
Social Sciences Citation Index Expanded
Provides indexing coverage of the journal literature in the social sciences, including sociology, anthropology, political science and economics. Also an excellent tool to determine who has cited an article. Coverage: 1900 - present. How to export to RefWorks
You can also try browsing or searching these specific journals:
Journal of Sex Research
Journal of Social and Personal Relationships
Archives of Sexual Behavior
Journal of Marriage and Family
To verify whether a journal is peer-reviewed (or refereed), consult Ulrich's Periodicals Directory . You can also try looking at the journal website for more information. Not all articles published in scholarly journals are empirical studies; you may want to review the characteristics of an empirical study before you conduct your research.
To locate and retrieve articles or books that are cited in a bibliography or Works Cited page, use the Library Catalog to determine if Kresge Library owns the item. For example, to find the following article...
Cavaiola, Alan A. (1999). Suicidal behavior in chemically dependent adolescents. Adolescence 34(136): 735-744.
...conduct a Journal Title search in the Library Catalog [using the title of the journal - Adolescence - NOT the title of the article]. The results of this search indicate that Kresge Library owns this journal in print and online.
International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences
Scholarly, 2nd ed.
Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology
Comparable to the print version of the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology.
Provides online access to encyclopedias, almanacs, and other reference tools.
You may request materials we don't have and we'll borrow them from another library for you.