LEGALST R1B: Race and the Law

Article Databases R1B

To search legal studies in relation to other subjects, such as psychology, social welfare and poverty, business, art history, music, healthcare, consult the subject –based resources on the Library’s Subjects A-Z webpage.    In addition to Doe Library, there are many subject-specific libraries at Berkeley.  You might want to visit one, such as the Education Psychology Library, Social Welfare Library, Public Health Library, Ethnic Studies Library, or Business Library to peruse their collections and/or to consult with a Librarian specialist.

  • LexisNexis Academic
    Includes over 6,000 individual titles of international, national and local newspapers and wire services; radio and television transcripts; and business, medical, industry, and legislative magazines, journals, and newsletters. Wide geographic coverage and translations from foreign-language sources, as well as news services like the Associated Press, Agence France Press, El Pais and Xinhua (New China) News Agency.
  • CQ Researcher Plus Archive
    A weekly publication covering the most current and controversial issue stopics. Includes complete summaries and bibliographies. Part of the CQ Electronic Library collection.
  • Historical Abstracts
    Indexes over 2,000 journals, as well as historical book reviews and dissertations, published worldwide about all aspects of world history (excluding US and Canada) from 1450 to the present. Articles covered were written from 1954 to the present
  • America: History and Life
    Indexes over 2,000 journals published worldwide on the history of the US and Canada from prehistory to the present. Includes all key English-language historical journals; selected historical journals from major countries, state, and local history journals; and a targeted selection of hundreds of journals in the social sciences and humanities.
  • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
    Indexes books, journals, and dissertations within the field of political science and related to international relations, law and politics, political economy, public administration, and public policy. Search can be combined with PAIS and International Bibliography of the Social Sciences.
  • PAIS International
    Indexes books, journals, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, and web sources related to public policy, politics, economics, and social issues worldwide. Includes publications from over 120 countries. Some of the indexed materials are published in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. The Archive covers English-language material only. Search can be combined with Worldwide Political Sciences Abstracts and International Bibliography of the Social Sciences.
  • International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
    Indexes over 3000 journals, books, chapters, and book reviews in the fields of economics, political science, sociology, and anthropology from more than 100 countries. More than 70 languages are represented, with 30% percent of records published in languages other than English. Search can be combined with PAIS and Worldwide Political Science Abstracts.
  • Project MUSE
    250 scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences. Topics include literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics and many others.
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (Web of Knowledge)
    Indexes over 1,700 journals spanning 50 disciplines, as well as covering individually selected items from over 3,300 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals, and provides searching of footnoted citations. Use the link above, then under Current Limits, specify Social Sciences Citation Index. For more guidance on using this database see the following tutorials: Creating Alerts and Creating an RSS Feed.
  • Criminology: A SAGE Full-Text Collection
    Includes the full-text of 23 journals published by SAGE and participating societies, some journals going back 23 years. Covers such subjects as Criminal Justice, Juvenile Delinquency, Corrections, Forensic Psychology, and Family and Domestic Violence.
  • Sociological Abstracts
    Indexes over 1,900 journals, books, dissertations, and reviews in the social sciences on sociological topics as well as selected anthropology, criminology, demography, law, social psychology, and urban development.(Search all CSA/Illumina Social Sciences databases.)
  • PsycINFO
    Indexes over 1300 journals, conference proceedings, books, reports, and dissertations in psychology and enriched with literature from psychiatry, education, business, medicine, nursing, pharmacology, law, linguistics, and social work.
  • Social Work Abstracts
    Indexes more than 450 journals related to social work on topics such as homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation, and community organization. Platform change: this database is now available on the EBSCOhost platform.
  • Academic Search Complete
    A multidisciplinary index to articles in more than 10,900 journals and other publications in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian and Portuguese; full-text is available for over 5300 journals.
  • Social Services Abstracts
    Indexes scholarly and professional journals worldwide related to the fields of social work, social welfare, human services, community development, and social policy. (Search all CSA/Illumina Social Sciences databases.)
  • Education Source (formerly Education Full Text )
    Indexes articles from English-language periodicals and yearbooks published in the United States and elsewhere on all topics related to education.
  • ERIC
    Indexes books, journals, reports, proceedings, statistical data, tests, dissertations, audiovisual materials, and ERIC documents on education research and practice.
Last Update: November 21, 2013 09:23