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License Begins: 
October 1, 2021
License Ends: 
September 30, 2022
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The Sociological Abstracts database abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Pulled from nearly 2,000 serial publications are abstracts from a variety of sources including journal articles, conference papers, books, dissertations, and conference papers, plus citations to important book reviews related to the social sciences.

Adding to the scope and breadth of this resource is a back-file that begins in 1952 with records published by the then print version of Sociological Abstracts. Your scholars will also benefit from a global perspective on sociology with 40% of the provided content published outside of North America.

Many records from key journals in sociology, added to the database since 2002, also include the references cited in the bibliography of the source article. Cited Reference Linking functionality broadens research and learning by providing links to cited references that provides users related research and contextual material that is easily discoverable.

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