Human Development

Article Databases

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) Key site [UCSD Only]
1966-present. Education Resources Information Center is a database sponsored by the U.S. Dept of Education to provide access to educational-related literature. Includes citations and abstracts to journal articles (EJ) and documents (ED) in education.

PsycINFO Key site [UCSD Only]
1806-present. From the American Psychological Association. Provides access to scholarly literature in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences. Includes jrnl articles, books, chapters, and dissertations. Over 2,400 jrnl titles indexed.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) [UCSD Only]
1937 - present. Covers over 1000 journals in nursing and the allied health sciences, including physical therapy, with full text for over 300 of those journals.

Communication Abstracts [UCSD Only]
1963-present. Abstracts articles, reports, papers, books from a variety of publishers and research institutions in all areas of communication studies (mass, interpersonal and new communication technologies).
For more recent articles use Communication Studies: Full Text.
Also use ComAbstracts for additional journals.

Family & Society Studies Worldwide [UCSD Only]
Publications indexed are drawn from a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, sociology, psychology, demography, health sciences, education, economics, law, history, and social work. Covers 1970-present.

Google Scholar
Search for scholarly publications across disciplines & sources: articles, theses, books, and more, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities etc. Use Scholar Preferences option for UC-eLinks.

Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI) [UCSD Only]
Information on measurement instruments such as questionnaires, checklists, rating scales, and other measures in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science. Please click Logoff when done.

PubMED (MEDLINE)
1953-present. MEDLINE and genetics databases from the National Library of Medicine. Now offers e-mail alerting and RSS feeds! Choose Abstract display to see UC E-Links icons for linking to full text and ordering interlibrary loans.

Sociological Abstracts [UCSD Only]
1963-present. Abstracts journal articles, monographs, dissertations, conference proceedings, other research covering sociology, social work, and related social sciences. Also includes selected web resources.

Web of Knowledge [UCSD Only]
1900-present. Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Science Citation Index. Major database indexes 10,000+ journals in the sciences, social sciences, arts, & humanities, as well as conference proceedings.