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  1. JSTOR is a shared digital library containing more than 2,000 academic journals. Research articles found here are largely from the social sciences and the humanities.
  2. This multi-disciplinary database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 8,500 journals, with full text for more than 4,600 of those titles. (View Basic Search Tutorial)
  3. Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center is a one-stop source for information on today's hottest social issues. OVRC features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to websites.
  4. Full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of over 250 current issues.
  5. Social Problems is one of the most respected and widely read journals in the social sciences. It covers an array of complex social concerns from race and gender to labor relations and civil rights.
  6. Contexts, peer-reviewed and published quarterly, offers a smartly written, thought-provoking take on modern life in our communities—it's an indispensable guide to understanding our dynamic society. It takes our favorite newspapers and magazines one step further, answering the "Why does that happen?" question with the research and experience of the best sociologists in the United States. Both the educated lay reader and those in sociology and its related fields find the articles captivating. An official publication of the ASA.

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  1. Kanopy is a leading distributor of online educational videos.