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Literature searching for social scientists

If you can't make it along to one of our training sessions, here are some resources you might find useful:

Planning your literature search

Conducting your literature search


Tutorial and guides for social science databases:

All Social Sciences
Web of Science (Social Sciences Citation Index)
 
Scopus
 
Expanded Academic ASAP
https://connect.le.ac.uk/p34868643/
 
ASSIA (Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstract)
 
PsycINFO

 
Criminology
Criminal Justice Abstracts
 
Economics
EconLit
 
Education
British Education Index (BEI)
http://proquest.libguides.com/bei

Education Resources Information Centre (ERIC)
http://proquest.libguides.com/eric

Management/Labour Market Studies
Business Source Premier
https://connect.le.ac.uk/bsp/

Emerald Full Text
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/help/user/index.htm

Media & Communication
Communication Institute for Online Scholarship (CIOS)
http://www.cios.org/www/aboutcomabstracts.htm

Politics
Historical Abstracts
https://connect.le.ac.uk/ahlha/

JSTOR
http://about.jstor.org/video-tutorials

Sociology
Sociological Abstracts
http://proquest.libguides.com/content.php?pid=301753

If you would like further help with your literature search then please email liblass@le.ac.uk to request an appointment.

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