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Journal article databases help you to search journal literature in a particular field or across many fields. Choosing a database can be the most challenging part. The following list are helpful for a number of law & society related topics. A few tips for getting the most out of your searches:
- AND returns results containing all terms: immigration AND citizenship
- OR returns results with either term: immigration OR citizenship
- Quotation marks " " return results using that specific phrase: "immigration policy"
- An asterisk * returns results with a root word and any ending: polic* [finds police, policing, policy...]
Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new window
Scholarly articles and general interest sources in all fields.
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full-Text This link opens in a new window
Publications in criminology and related disciplines; international in scope.
Sociological Abstracts This link opens in a new window
Journal articles in the field of sociology, including international literature and other related disciplines.
PAIS Index This link opens in a new window
Social and public policy literature from periodicals, government documents, books, and other sources.
Hein Online This link opens in a new window
Digitized legal journals, reviews, U.S. government documents, regulations, laws, and treaties.