• Sawyer Library Increases Database Coverage

4/9/2009

The Sawyer Library is providing access to three additional databases:  Public Administration Abstracts, Political Science Complete, and Education Research Complete. 

Public Administration Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to public administration, including public administration theory, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains 60,000 records, from important journals like Journal of Public Economics, Public Administration, Public Administration Review, etc. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, bringing coverage back to 1974.  Fulltext links to other databases are provided for many of the indexed articles.

Political Science Complete (PSC) provides full text for more than 385 publications, and cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 800 journals, (including top-ranked scholarly journals), many of which are unique to the product, such as British Politics, Ethnopolitics and the Journal of Women, Politics & Policy. PSC is comprehensive and has a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse. The database also features more than 165 full-text reference books and monographs, and over 27,000 full text conference papers, including those of the International Political Science Association.

Education Research Complete is the definitive online resource for education research. This massive file offers the world's largest and most complete collection of full text education journals. It is a bibliographic and full text database covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,870 journals, as well as full text for more than 1,060 journals. This database also includes full text for 133 books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers.

Access to the three databases is provided through the Sawyer Library's home page and found under Databases by Subject.  Public Administration Abstracts is under Business and Management while Political Science Complete and Education Research Complete are under Social Sciences.  These databases are accessible on- and from off-campus. 

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