Selected Resources - Faculty 3: Social Sciences and Media Studies

Please note: The library obtains databases and full-text electronic resources through commercial licencing agreements that restrict access to current students, faculty, staff and onsite users (yellow circle in SuUB's search engine). To access these restricted resources from off campus, you must identify yourself as a Hochschule Bremen user by connecting to our website using the VPN client. For more information, please consult the webpages of the Hochschule Bremen IT Center.

General/interdisciplinary databases

GVK: 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
Statista: statistics for more than 600 sectors, data by market-researchers, associations, from publications and government sources

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 Complete: 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)
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) German virtual library including references in the areas of media, communication and film
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
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR): data access, curation, and methods of analysis
International Labour Organization (ILO): publications and statistics, ILOSTAT (labour statistics)

Additional subject-specific databases and e-journals.

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