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Library Resource Guide for: SCIENCE AND SOCIETY

Individual Databases for Science and Society

Medicine and Public Health:

A U.S. DHHS database of prevention and treatment guidelines, drugs and clinical trials.

Alcohol & Alcohol Problems Science Database
A portal to current databases on alcohol research and realated topics. Also a link to the ETOH Archive, produced by NIAAA from 1972 through 2003.

Alcohol Studies Database
The database contains over 70,000 citations for journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers, and audio-visual materials. The site was developed by the Scholarly Communication Center, the Center of Alcohol Studies , and the Rutgers University Libraries

1940's-present; PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 20 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources. [This resource is publicly available.] The Library also has access to MEDLINE via Web of Knowledge and via Ovid Medline.

Public Affairs and Public Policy:

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)  full text icon  
1991-present; designed to be the most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. Includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, books, journals, policy briefs, and proceedings from conferences.

Environment Index  
Current; The Environment Index provides abstract/index information for over 1000 titles in the area of environmental policy and studies. The product has an Environment thesaurus that will assist users in research.

PAIS International  full text icon  
1914-present; includes periodicals, books, hearings, reports, gray literature, government publications, and Internet resources. Subjects include politics, public policy, government, international relations, law and ethics, human rights, economics, business, finance, and other social sciences.

Science and Technology:

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine  
1975-present; this database indexes journal articles, conference proceedings, books, book reviews, and dissertations in the history of science, technology, and medicine and allied historical fields. The database integrates four bibliographies: the Isis Current Bibliography of the History of Science, the Current Bibliography in the History of Technology (Technology and Culture), the Bibliografia Italiana di Storia della Scienza and the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine.

ScienceDirect  full text icon  
Current; source for scientific, technical and medical research that provides access to 2,000 journals across 16 fields of science, including the social sciences. ScienceDirect Quick Reference Guide

Web Of Science  
1900-present; The Web of Science includes the three ISI citation indexes: Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index, and Science Citation Index.