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Social Sciences Research Navigator: Databases
Gateway to social sciences research resources and services available in SMU
Databases allows you to search for scholarly journal articles, and may include book chapters and conference papers. Some databases include the full text. Specialized databases contain financial data, marketing data or statistical data.
Use this database if you are looking for global market indicators and forecasts covering 1990 to 5 years forward. Data is available for macroeconomic indicators, demography, income, consumer goods, financial services and labor productivity. Also available are EIU ratings for business risk, country credit risk, politics, institutions and regulations.
The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is the world’s largest archive of social science data, containing 65,000 data sets from more than 10,000 studies. Users may view documentation, download raw data for analysis, search data-related literature and use training exercises to learn analysis techniques.
Provides key business intelligence on countries, markets, and consumers. It focuses more on fast moving consumer goods and provides users with historical statistics, forecasts, analysis of consumer lifestyles, brand and company information, and full-text market analysis. Includes in-depth data on population, people, households & homes, leisure & lifestyle. Produced by Euromonitor.
Statistics portal covering a wide variety of topics, drawn from private and public sources of information. It contains dossiers (special theme insights), forecasts and industry reports. 170 industry sectors are covered, with additional focus on the digital market and economy. Also included are infographics, reports and results of studies from market research institutions.
Access to development indicators from the World Bank with time series data for over 220 countries and 18 country groups. Data includes social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators.
SocINDEX with Full Text covers a broad spectrum of sociological studies. The subjects covered include abortion, demography, political sociology, urban sociology, social psychology, sociological history and sociological research.
The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) eBook Collection consists of more than 400 book titles published by ISEAS from 1980 to present, with titles covering the socio-political, security and economic trends and developments in Singapore, Southeast Asia, and Asia Pacific.
This database indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. It provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800 journals, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers. Use Sociological Abstracts to find relevant articles for sociology and social sciences, including topics on culture, demography, business and education.