Selected Resources - Faculty 3: Social Sciences and Media Studies

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General/interdisciplinary databases

GVKplus: references to journal articles (from 1993), book chapters and books from all disciplines
Web of Science: references to journal articles, which have been published in the most important journals worldwide across all disciplines

Subject-specific databases

Proquest Social Sciences: includes literature references, covering social sciences worldwide
wiso-net: includes literature references (german publications in particular), covering social sciences and economics
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)
Psyndex: includes literature references, covering psychology (german-speaking countries/worldwide)
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
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 Gentre of Gerontology)
Statista: statistics for more than 600 sectors, data by market-researchers, associations, from publications and government sources
Medline (via PubMed): includes literature references, covering medicine, medical and health care, public health
OECD iLibrary: statistics, papers, books and factbooks published by the OECD

Subject-specific journals

Education Studies
Political Studies 
Social Sciences / Sociology 

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)
Virtuelle Fachbibliothek Medien Bühne Film, Teilportal Kommunikation & Medien: virtual library for media, theatre and film studies
Sowiport: includes information in the social sciences from literature on research projects to news
Archido: Information and Research Centre for Tobacco, Alcohol, Medicals, Drugs and Addictions, located in Bremen Bibliographical Database of Health Literature, from 1969 to present
Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliches Institut (WSI) of the Hans-Böckler-Stiftung: publications and projects
European Data Center for Work and Welfare: statistics 
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)

Additional subject-specific databases and e-journals.

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