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Social Sciences Databases with Journal, Magazine & Newspaper Articles
To access Oakton Library databases, click on the database name. From an off-campus computer, use your Oakton username and password to login. Questions? Please call 847.635.1644.
Provides a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 7,000 full-text periodicals - of which 6,000 are peer-reviewed journals - in all disciplines.
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Each issue examines a single "hot" topic with comments from experts, lawmakers and citizens on all sides of every issue. Includes charts, graphs and sidebar articles -- plus a pro-con feature, a chronology, lengthy bibliographies and a list of contacts.
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Provides country geography and physical features, government, people, and society facts at a glance and in-depth coverage through country entries, maps, flags, images, statistics, news articles, a gazetteer, and more.
Database of contemporary social issues with content structured to promote critical-thinking skills. It contains more than 400 reference book titles, more than 8,700 pro and con viewpoint articles, and a variety of periodicals, podcasts, reviewed Web links, images, statistical tables, charts, and graphs.
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Gender & Society, the official journal of Sociologists for Women in Society, is a peer-reviewed journal, focused on the study of gender and gendered processes in interactions, organizations, societies, and global and transnational spaces.
Online version of Harper's Weekly (1857-1912), the leading American illustrated magazine of its day, covering political, military, social, and cultural stories. May be browsed by date or literary genre; the full text is searchable by keywords.