Brill is an academic publisher with specialties in humanities and social sciences. A green icon next to a title will indicate full text access.
Includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work. A large part of this database includes articles on social and behavioral sciences.
"Containing publications from the Commission on Civil Rights, legislative histories on landmark legislation, briefs from relevant U.S. Supreme Court cases, and more, this database covers civil rights in the United States as their legal protections and definitions are expanded to cover more and more Americans."
"Collecting, connecting, and sharing knowledge about critical social issues." Includes gray literature such as policy papers, reports, and proceedings.
A preprint network that contains articles from various subjects that are unpublished but uploaded to preprint servers to make their findings immediately available and receive feedback before submission to journals.
"...a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. We conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research."
This database includes articles from journals such as Contemporary Sociology, Economics & Sociology, Qualitative Sociology, etc.
This database includes published articles, preprints (unpublished articles made immediately available online to receive feedback before submission to journals), working papers, and other grey literature. Research network subscriptions and follow features may require personal accounts.
"Since 1972, the General Social Survey (GSS) has been monitoring societal change and studying the growing complexity of American society."
Using public datasets and metrics from the US Census, World Bank, IMF, WTO and various international organizations, Google Public Data Explorer makes it easy to visualize comparisons of statistics between various countries.
"The Williams Institute advances sexual orientation law and public policy through rigorous, independent research and scholarship, and disseminates it to judges, legislators, policymakers, media and the public. A national think tank at UCLA Law, the Williams Institute produces high quality research with real-world relevance." Research such as state censuses and quantitative analysis can be narrowed down by topic or US state.