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Evaluating Journals and Magazines
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Index to congressional publications from 1970 to the present, legislative histories for public laws, testimony at congressional hearings, and biographical and committee information. Also allows searching of the Congressional Record and Federal Register.
Social Science Research Network
Search hundreds of thousands of abstracts and conference papers through SSRN, an open access repository. Since the platform was acquired by Elsevier in 2016, some scholars have opted to put their research into a new non-profit repository SocArXiv
, still under development.
Web of Science (Web of Knowledge)
Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index of the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI). Besides indexing a wide range of journals in the sciences, social sciences, and history, this resource allows you to search for articles that cite a specific author or published work. Coverage from 1997 to the present. Click on the "Web of Science" tab to limit your search to one or more specific citation databases.
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