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Recommended Databases for HDF421
Use these databases first to find articles related to human development & family relations topics.
SocINDEX with Full Text
Full text of journal articles on sociology, criminal justice, gender studies, ethnic & racial studies, family studies, social work and substance abuse
Social Science Full Text
Full-text articles from more than 330 journals in the social sciences.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
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Scholarly & professional journals, chapters, books, and more indexed and summarized in this international resource
These databases may also have articles helpful to your HDFR research.
ProQuest Research Library
Information from over 2,600 periodicals and newspapers on a wide range of topics.
Academic Search Premier
A good place to start when looking for full text, scholarly articles on all subjects.
Education Research Complete
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