Selected Resources - Faculty 3: Social Sciences and Media Studies

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Leisure and Tourism

Databases
wiso-net – includes literature references (German publications in particular), covering social sciences and economics
Proquest Social Sciences – includes literature references, covering social sciences worldwide

Internet links
GEODOK – includes literature references, covering geography
Informations- und Dokumentationszentrum für Freizeitwissenschaft (IDF) (Hochschule Bremen)
e-unwto - publications of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
Intute: Social Sciences - Travel and Tourism – subject-specific collection of internet links

Specialized journalism & Science Communication

Databases
wiso-net – includes literature references (German publications in particular), covering social sciences and economics, fulltexts of German newspapers
Factiva – fulltext of German and international newspapers, Reuters pictures, news agencies
Periodicals Index Online – includes literature references, covering arts, humanities and social sciences (1739-2000)

Internet links
Medienwissenschaft Literaturdatenbank – German and English literature references, covering media studies
Virtuelle Fachbibliothek Medien Bühne Film, Teilportal Kommunikation & Medien – virtual library for media, theatre and film studies
Journalistic Online Education – international portal for journalism and journalists in German
LOTSE Kommunikationswissenschaft / Medienwissenschaft – German collection of internet links for media studies


Social work

Databases
wiso-net – includes literature references (German publications in particular), covering social sciences and economics
Proquest Social Sciences – includes literature references, covering social sciences worldwide
Psyndex / PsycINFO – includes literature references, covering psychology (German-speaking countries / worldwide)
German Education Index (FIS Bildung Literaturdatenbank) – includes literature references, covering pedagogy, childhood, child care
Beck Online (not available via VPN) – includes legal texts, commentaries, handbooks from all areas of German law

Internet links
Sowiport – includes information in the social sciences from literature on research projects to news
LOTSE Sozialwissenschaften – German collection of internet links, covering the social sciences
Archido – Information and Research Centre for Tobacco, Alcohol, Medicals, Drugs and Addictions, located in Bremen

Health care management

Databases
Medline (via PubMed) – includes literature references, covering medicine, medical and health care, public health
Carelit – includes German literature references, covering hospital management, nursing, management, health care
GeroLit – includes literature references, covering gerontology, elderly care, ageing, old people's welfare and policy (German Centre of Gerontology)
wiso-net – includes literature references (German publications in particular), covering social sciences and economics, i.e. health care policy
Beck Online (not available via VPN) – includes legal texts, commentaries, handbooks from all areas of German law
Statista – statistics for more than 600 sectors, data by market-researchers, associations, from publications and government sources

Internet links
MedPilot – search portal for medical information
bibnet.org - Bibliographic Database of Health Literature, from 1969 to present, initiated by the Health Libraries Network


Policy management / European and world politics

Databases
wiso-net – includes literature references (German publications in particular), covering social sciences and economics
Proquest Social Sciences – includes literature references, covering social sciences worldwide
OECD iLibrary - statistics, papers, books and factbooks published by the OECD
Statista – statistics for more than 600 sectors, data by market-researchers, associations, from publications and government sources

Internet links
Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliches Institut (WSI) of the Hans-Böckler-Stiftung – publications and projects
European Data Center for Work and Welfare – statistics
Virtuelle Fachbibliothek Politikwissenschaft – virtual library of political science, subject-specific collection of internet links
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) - data access, curation, and methods of analysis
SocioSite – social science information system, collection of internet links
International Labour Organization (ILO) – publications and statistics, ILOSTAT (labour statistics)

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