ASSIA covers the literature of health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. The database abstracts and indexes over 500 journals and periodicals from 19 countries, including the UK and US
Multi-disciplinary database containing references to journal articles, conference proceedings, trade publications, book series and web resources. No longer supports IE7 or earlier versions. Please use IE 8 or higher, Google Chrome or Firefox browsers.
This database can be accessed by no more than 4 users at a time. Abstracts of evidence-based social science research for policy-makers, practitioners, educators and students working within economic and social development, social administration, social services, and care management. Incorporates ChildData.
Offering over 1000 titles with the majority full-text. This database covers core disciplines across the social sciences including sociology, social work, anthropology, politics and features journals from over 50 countries.
Indexing and abstracting over 1,500 serials, books and working papers. WPSA covers the international literature of political science and international relations, along with complementary fields including international law and public administration/policy.
Key databases for legal sources & official publications
To access add your UCL email address in the Username (email) box and click on 'Sign in to Justis'. Index to the proceedings and publications of the Houses of Parliament, and the Welsh and Northern Ireland Assemblies. A core resource.
Full text of all papers issued by the House of Commons from 1715-present (with supplementary material back to 1688), House of Lords and Public Petitions to Parliament. These are the working documents of government for all areas of social, political, economic, and foreign policy. Fully searchable digitized images of original documents.
The ICRG Researcher's Dataset - Table 3B provides annual averages of the 12 components of ICRG's Political Risk Ratings (Table 3B), as published in the International Country Risk Guide since 1984. Average ratings are provided for all countries covered by ICRG from 1984 through the last full calendar year.
The UK Data Service is a comprehensive resource funded by the ESRC to support researchers, teachers and policymakers who depend on high-quality social and economic data. Registration is required if you wish to download, order or analyse data online, where this is possible. Use your UCL username and password.
Cross-search with other Gale/Cengage primary sources in Gale Primary Sources. The Economist Historical Archive delivers a complete searchable copy of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to 2020. The Economist presents the world's political, business, scientific, technological and cultural developments and the connections between them.
Cross-search with other Gale/Cengage primary sources in Gale Primary Sources. The Financial Times Historical Archive delivers the complete searchable run of the worlds most authoritative daily business newspaper. Every item ever printed in the paper, from 1888-2010, can be searched and browsed article by article and page by page.
Search the historical archive of The Guardian, The Observer, The South China Morning Post, The Times of India and 13 major American newspapers including The New York Times. Click "i" for a full coverage list.
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