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  • Sociological Abstracts

    Journal articles, books, and other resources on all aspects of sociology and related disciplines. Subjects include demography, environmental interactions, family and social welfare, social psychology, human biology, women's studies, health, medicine, law, etc. 1952 to present; abstracts since 1974.

    Resource URL: Sociological Abstracts

  • Social Services Abstracts

    Journal articles and other resources focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. 1979 to present.

  • LGBT Life

    LGBT Life contains full text for more than 120 of the most important and historically significant LGBT journals, magazines and regional newspapers, as well as more than 150 full-text monographs/books. The database also includes comprehensive indexing and abstract coverage as well as a specialized LGBT Thesaurus.

    Resource URL: LGBT Life

  • ProQuest Central

    ProQuest Central brings together databases across major subject areas including Business, Health and Medical, Language and Literature, Social Sciences, Education, Science and Technology, as well as core titles in the Performing and Visual Arts, History, Religion, and Philosophy. Also includes thousands of full-text newspapers from around the world.

    Resource URL: ProQuest Central

  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

    Access to more than 530 full-text journals. It has particularly strong coverage in child & adolescent psychology and various areas of counseling. Brought to you by the Library of Michigan via the Michigan eLibrary (https://mel.org).

  • PsycINFO

    Journals, books, and other resources covering psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines including: anthropology, business, education, law, linguistics, medicine, nursing, pharmacology, physiology, and sociology. 1805 to present.

    Resource URL: PsycINFO

  • Google Scholar

    Journal articles, books, and other resources across many subjects. Provides a "cited by" feature to indicate other papers containing a source paper as a reference.

    Resource URL: Google Scholar

  • Statistical Abstract of the United States

    Statistical Abstract is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations.

  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)

    Published by the American Psychiatric Association, this classification and diagnostic tool is the authority in the United States for psychiatric diasnosis. NMU's premium subscription also includes access to the DSM-IV-TR and its Handbook of Differential Diagnosis as well as the Cases from DSM-IV-TR. A paper copy of the DSM-5 can also be found in the Olson Library Reference Collection (Call No. RC455.2.C4 D54).

  • Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities

    Assists in selection of academic journals that are most likely to publish your manuscript. The index in each Directory helps to match the characteristics of the manuscript to the topic areas the journal emphasizes. The directory also includes information on the journals' acceptance rates, publication guidelines, number of copies required, types of review process, the number of internal and external reviewers, time required for review and availability of reviewers' comments.

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