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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...]
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full-Text
Publications in criminology and related disciplines; international in scope.
Journal articles in the field of sociology, including international literature and other related disciplines.
Social and public policy literature from periodicals, government documents, books, and other sources.
Academic, research, and practice literature in psychology and related disciplines, 1872 to present.
Digitized legal journals, reviews, U.S. government documents, regulations, laws, and treaties.