Research Tools by Subject: Science

Sociology Database

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Full-text coverage of many core titles indexed in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts (SASSA). Includes full-text doctoral dissertations on sociology.

Tags: Social Work, Social Care, Gender Studies, Gerontology, Poverty, Homelessness, Welfare

Social Science Database

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Full-text access to journals and publications covering sociology, social work, anthropology, politics and related fields.

Tags: Anthropology, Criminology, Economics, Political Science, Social Work

Science Database

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Full text and images for the leading periodicals in science and technology, covering computers, engineering, physics, telecommunications, transportation and more.

Tags: Aerospace, Engineering, Applied Sciences, Telecommunications, Physics

Psychology Database

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Full-text coverage from top psychology publications; suitable for both students and mental-health care professionals.

Tags: Mental Health, Behavioral Psychology, Neurology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Biological Science Database

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Wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science.

Tags: Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Zoology, Ecology, Veterinary Science

Agriculture & Environmental Science Database

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Provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications. This database includes specialized, editorially-curated A&I resources covering such topics as the effects of pollution on people and animals and environmental action and policy responses.

Tags: Pollution, Climate Change, Environmental Policy, Biodiversity, Conservation

Brainfuse HelpNow

Brainfuse HelpNow provides on demand, anytime, anywhere eLearning for all ages and levels. HelpNow offers personalized homework help in core subjects (math, reading, writing, science and social studies) including SAT preparation. The Adult Learning Center is included in the HelpNow suite. Live tutors are available online from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM each day for direct assistance. HelpNow will support the new Count UP math tutoring program but also offers learning assistance in other subjects.

With HelpNow, tutors and students communicate in real time in an online classroom by typing, drawing, and marking-up lessons and web content. Plus, students can use a secure file sharing feature in the writing lab to submit writing assignments to writing tutors any time of the day. The Brainfuse full-service test center offers practice tests for all levels in math, reading, and writing as well as college preparatory tests – including the SAT.


STEM

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Composed of more than 500 full-text scholarly journals and popular science magazines covering research and instruction in earth, life, physical, medical and applied sciences; and technology, engineering, and math.

Tags: Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, Technology, Physics, Mathematics, Astonomy, Chemistry, Biology