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Social Sciences Faculty Library Guide: Databases

Library Databases

The library provides access to over 85 databases covering a wide range of topics.  A comprehensive list of Social Sciences Databases is provided below.  In these databases you can find magazine, newspaper, and journal articles as well as ebooks, reports, and more.  All of these resources can be embedded and/or linked in your Canvas courses.   

A Sample of Social Sciences Database Resources

The following is a sample of periodicals in the Social Sciences that the library subscribes to in electronic format.  You can search for a specific magazine or journal title using the library's Journal Finder.

The SCC Library subscribes to streaming video databases where you can watch full length videos right from your tablet or desktop.  No downloading needed.

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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross (SERIES) Written and presented by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., director of W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University, this six-hour series explores the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed -- forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds.