Cyber Library Social Sciences Resources

The video above explains how to use the social science (psychology, sociology, history, etc.) resources on this page.

Search for books, eBooks and all other library resources using VIRGIL. This is your link for searching Issues and Controversies.

Library Social Sciences Database Resources:  (If any database below asks for a username/password, use the "Contact a Librarian Link" at the left to request help.)

Academic Search Premier is a large general database with thousands of  journals and one of the best places to start any research.

InfoTrac General OneFile is a one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics.

Ethnic NewsWatch is a comprehensive, full-text collection of more than 1.8 million articles from over 315 publications.

Encyclopedia of Alabama
is a free, online resource on Alabama history, culture, geography, and natural environment. 

History Reference Center has full text historical encyclopedias and non-fiction books, documents, biographies, photos, maps, films, and videos. 

Opposing Viewpoints In Context has access to viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.

Points of View Reference Center is designed to provide students with a series of controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.

Student Research Center contains online dictionary and encyclopedia and easily pre-determine which content sources which will be searched.

Other important social science websites: