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Sociology & Anthropology

What is a Database?

A database is a collection of materials organized in a way that allows them to be searched.  YouTube may be seen as a type of database.  So is You're already familiar with the concept of database use, even if you're not explicitly aware of it.  

The databases on this page have been created specifically for academic use.

Some are specialized and focused on particular subjects, and many are multi-disciplinary, covering a variety of subjects.  If you are working from off-campus, you will need to log in using your SLAS account.

Click here for a more detailed tutorial on databases.

Sociology and Anthropology Databases

General Databases