Credo Reference: Economics/Social Sciences
Full text database of articles from online reference books covering the social sciences/history; includes audio files, images, and maps.
Multi-disciplinary database containing mostly peer-reviewed, scholarly articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Over 8,000 academic journal titles are included with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and many other subjects. Also includes hundreds of podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, and CBC, as well as full text New York Times content back to 1995. Coverage 1964 (selected titles) – present.
Biography Resource Center w/ Marquis Who's Who
Full text database with Biography Resource Center containing over 427,000 biographies from quality reference sources plus articles from hundreds of periodicals chosen for their biographical content. Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combine criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search. Marquis Who’s Who is an added and integrated module containing more than 1.4 million thumbnail biographies.
Business Source Premier
Considered the industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 8,800 periodicals, including full text for more than 1,100 scholarly business publications. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business. The database also includes other sources of full text information such as country economic reports from the EIU, Global Insight, ICON Group, CountryWatch, and detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies. Coverage: 1965 – present (350 of these journals covered from 1922 to the present).
General Business File ASAP
An international database providing indexing, abstracts and full text to numerous articles on analysis of company performance and activity, industry events and trends, as well as the latest in management and economics. Includes 200,000 company profiles; more than 50,000 full-text Investext (investment) reports; late-breaking news and event on companies, industries, products and executives; and the latest in business theory, economics and favored practices. Coverage: 1980 – present.
Military & Government Collection
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and pamphlets. Provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles, 300 of which are full text. Also provides the full text of over 240 pamphlets.
Provides full text coverage for the following newspapers:
Historical Boston Globe (1872 – 1923)
Historical New York Times (1851 – 2003)
Boston Globe; Boston, Mass. (1980 – current)
Boston Herald; Boston, Mass. (1991 – current)
New York Times; Late Edition (East Coast) (1980 – current)
The Patriot Ledger; Quincy, Mass. (1991 – current)
The Providence Journal; Providence, R.I. (1983 – current)
The Sun; Lowell, Mass. (2004 – current)
Telegram & Gazette; Worcester, Mass. (1989 – current)
Wall Street Journal; Eastern edition (1984 – current)
Religion and Philosophy Collection
This database provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Religion & Philosophy Collection offers more than 300 full text journals, including more than 250 peer-reviewed titles.
From the Boston Public Library
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Google Scholar (Coverage Varies)
Multi-disciplinary index to peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts, and other scholarly literature. Includes the full-text of publications freely available on the web and citations for materials published by commercial publishers. Stronger coverage in the sciences. Results are ranked by Google's determination of relevance.