IBSS (International Bibliography of the Social Sciences)

The International Bibliography of the Social Sciences focuses mainly on politics, sociology, economics and anthropology and is one of the world's largest social-science databases.

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  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database.
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With full bibliographic coverage, this database includes well over 1,660,000 records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800; over 22,000 dissertations and theses and reference to articles in 60 different languages.



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