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Social Sciences Full Text – HSSE Featured Database

November 24th, 2021

Humanities, Social Science and Education Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Social Sciences Full Text database, brought to you by EBSCO.


Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password.

Focus: This database provides access to more than 150 important journals published in social sciences, with full text access dating back to 1972. This includes the latest concepts, theories, and methods in both applied and theoretical aspects of social science.

Tutorial: Click here see the basics of using the Social Sciences Full Text database.

Why you should know this database: This database provides access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language journals published in the U.S. and elsewhere with full text and page images from scores of key publications, plus abstracting and indexing of hundreds of others.

Quick tip: On the preview window, there is a link for the Detailed Record. If you click on this link, to the left side of the page, you will see a link for find similar results. You can use this to generate a new results list that share similar keyword and subjects as the article you selected originally. This is a great way to expand your research.

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