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  • AgeLine (EBSCO)
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    The AGELINE database is produced by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP). AGELINE provides bibliographic coverage of social gerontology, which is the study of aging in psychological, health-related, social, and economic contexts. The delivery of health care to the older population and its associated costs and policies is particularly well covered, as are consumer, employment, and public policy issues. Literature covered is of interest to researchers, health professionals, service planners, policymakers, employers, older adults and their families, and consumer advocates.
  • American Psychiatric Publishing Journals (1997-Present)
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    PsychiatryOnline is a web-based portal that features DSM-IV-TR—the most widely used psychiatric reference in the world—and The American Journal of Psychiatry among other electronic psychiatric references from American Psychiatric Publishing.
  • ERIC (OCLC)
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    The ERIC database is an initiative of the U.S. Department of Education covering journal articles and reports including published and unpublished sources on education with some documents being full-text. Over 600 journals and other materials are indexed. Allows searching in 3 FirstSearch databases simultaneously.
    Coverage: 1966 to present
  • ETOH (Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Database)
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    The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) has created this portal to support researchers and practitioners searching for information related to alcohol research. This page includes links to a number of databases, journals, and Web sites focused on alcohol research and related topics. Also included is a link to the archived ETOH database, the premier Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database, produced by NIAAA from 1972 through December 2003.
  • Family & Society Studies Worldwide
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    Family Studies Database is the world's most comprehensive, systematic, and non-evaluative resource of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of Family Science, Human Ecology, and Human Development. FSD, including FAMILY, provides over 198,000 abstracts and bibliographic records drawn from over a thousand professional journals, books, popular literature, conference papers, government reports, and other sources, many of which are indexed exclusively in FSD. About 9,000 abstracts are added each year.
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  • Family Studies Abstracts
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    Family Studies Abstracts (available through EBSCOhost) includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains over 45,000 records.
  • FRANCIS
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    Multilingual, multidisciplinary information in the humanities (63%), social sciences (33%), and economics (4%.
  • GenderWatch
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    GenderWatch is a full text database of publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. Subjects covered include: business, education, literature and the arts, health sciences, history, political science, public policy, sociology, gender and women's studies and more. The database provides in-depth coverage of the subjects that are uniquely central to women's lives. It includes content on the impact of gender and gender roles on areas such as: the arts, popular culture and media, business and work, crime and criminology, education, research and scholarship, family, health care and medicine, politics, policy and legislation, pornography, religion, sexuality and sexology, sports and leisure.Publications include academic and scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, booklets and pamphlets, conference proceedings, and government, n-g-o and special reports.
  • Glassdoor
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    Glassdoor is free career resource that searches “over 20,000 job sites, newspapers, and company career pages” at once. Apply directly for millions of jobs. This database also provides access to company reviews and ratings written anonymously by employees and job seekers; salaries; and sample interview questions.
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
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    The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), established in 1962, is an integral part of the infrastructure of social science research. ICPSR maintains and provides access to a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction.
  • LexisNexis Academic
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    Database of full text online news, business, financial, legal, medical, biographical, government and domestic and international newspaper resources.
    Please check all license agreements posted on the Lexis/Nexis Website at http://www.lexisnexis.com/terms/general. Failure to follow the Terms & Conditions may result in revocation of the Lexis/Nexis license for the University of Southern California. Furthermore it is expressedly forbidden to write search scripts to search this databases.
  • MEDLINE (Ovid)
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    The database, produced by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is most frequently utilized for health sciences topics. It contains citations from more than 3,900 English and foreign language journals in the basic and clinical sciences and encompasses the printed Index Medicus, the Index to Dental Literature, and the International Nursing Index. Includes full-text articles from approximately 1400 journals.
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook
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    Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,700 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership. First published by Oscar K. Buros, the MMY series allows users to make knowledgeable judgments and informed selection decisions about the increasingly complex world of testing. MMY provides coverage from Volume 9 to the present. MMY via EBSCOhost® now includes the MMY Archive providing all yearbooks from the first edition in 1938, through the 18th yearbook released in 2010 raising the total number of full-text reviews available on the product to over 7,000.
  • MIT CogNet
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    The Brain and Cognitive Sciences Community Online featuring MIT Press journals and books, job postings, library resources, graduate studies information, seminar announcements and calls for papers.
  • PILOTS: Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress
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    The PILOTS bibliographic database covers the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress. Produced at the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, its goal is to include citations to all literature on PTSD and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage from 1871 to present day, updated monthly.
  • PsycARTICLES
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    PsycArticles is a database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe & Huber. The database includes all material from the print journals. Most of the 72 APA journals included in PsycArticles now go back to volume 1, issue 1. The earliest journal is Psychological Review, which was started in 1894. The database also contains journals that are no longer published. Articles published from 1985 forward are in both PDF and HTML format.
  • PsycCRITIQUES
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    PsycCRITIQUES is a full-text database with tens of thousands of incisive book and film reviews from 1956 to present. It provides users with insight on publications from a psychological perspective allowing them to choose relevant reading material, to select appropriate course materials, and more.
  • Psychiatry eBooks Online
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    PsychiatryOnline is a web-based portal that features DSM 5— the most widely used psychiatric reference in the world—and The American Journal of Psychiatry among other electronic psychiatric references from American Psychiatric Publishing.
  • Psychiatry Online Journals
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    American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. (APPI), is the publisher of books, journals, and multimedia on psychiatry, mental health, and behavioral sciences. They offer authoritative, up-to-date, and affordable information geared toward psychiatrists, other mental health professionals, psychiatric residents, medical students, and the general public.
  • Psychotherapy.net
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    The Psychotherapy.net streaming video collection provides access to training videos in the field of counseling, psychotherapy, psychology, and addiction. The majority of the videos show therapists actually conducting therapy and demonstrating clinical skills, along with pre- and post-session discussion. Transcripts of all videos are included and the ability to make clips is available. Most videos come with a downloadable instructor’s manual.
  • PsycINFO
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    Abstracting and indexing database with more than 3 million records devoted to peer-reviewed literature of journal articles, chapters, books, dissertations and reports in psychology, the behavioral sciences, and mental health.
  • PsycTESTS
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    PsycTESTS is a research database that provides access to psychologicaltests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well asdescriptive information about the test and its development andadministration.
  • PsycTHERAPY
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    PsycTHERAPY is a database containing more than 300 videos featuring therapy demonstrations showing clinicians working with individuals, couples, and families.
  • PubMed Central
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    PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of open source biomedical and life sciences journal literature. For access to the full range of PubMed content use PubMed @ USC link.
  • Royal College of Psychiatrists
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    Gateway for access to Royal College of Psychiatrists historical publications Asylum Journal of Mental Science (1855-1857) and Journal of Mental Science (1857-1962), which is now the British Journal of Psychiatry.
  • Scientific American Online
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    Search back files of Scientific American from 1910 to present.
  • Social Services Abstracts
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    Social Services Abstracts provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. The database abstracts and indexes over 1,600 serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews.Updated monthly.
  • Social Work Abstracts
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    The Social Work Abstracts database, produced by the National Association of Social Workers, Inc., contains more than 35,000 records, spanning 1977 to the present, from social work and other related journals on topics such as homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse,legislation, community organization, and more.
  • Sociological Abstracts
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    Sociological Abstracts Database is a primary resource for accessing the latest research sponsored in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database draws information from an international selection of over 2,600 journals and other serials publications, plus conference papers, books, and dissertations. Records added after 1974 contain in-depth and nonevaluative abstracts of journal articles.

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  • USC Digital Library
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    The USC Digital Library (USCDL) is the digital repository for original research materials which have been selected for archiving by the Libraries. Content made available by the USCDL facilitates new and creative opportunities for scholarship and teaching by providing enhanced access to materials which feature and highlight the Libraries' holdings or from non-Library held collections identified in collaboration with members of the USC academic community. Accordingly, the USCDL provides a wealth of primary and original source material in a variety of formats. These may include, but are not limited to USC theses and dissertations; photographs; rare books, or portions thereof; manuscripts; source documents; sound recordings; moving images; data sets; 'born digital' documents; and digital representations of physical objects. USCDL content can be licensed or sub-licensed to parties outside of USC.
  • Violence & Abuse Abstracts
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    Violence & Abuse Abstracts (available through EBSCOhost) includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to violence and abuse, including family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains 35,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
  • Web of Science
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    Web of Science (a.k.a. Web of Knowledge): Provides citations covering over 10,000 high-impact journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as international proceedings coverage for over 120,000 conferences. Includes:Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-Expanded); Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI); Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI); Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S); Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Sciences & Humanities (CPCI-SSH); Index Chemicus (IC); and Current Chemical Reactions (CCR-Expanded). Powerful tools include cited reference searching, Citation Maps, and the Analyze Tool.
  • Whole Brain Atlas
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    Good resource for CNS imaging combining clinical data with MR, CT, and nuclear medicine images. Includes information on the normal brain as well as cerebrovascular, neoplastic, degenerative, inflammatory, and infectious diseases.