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CIAO (COLUMBIA INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS ONLINE)Documents and articles to support research in international relations, comparative politics, area studies, international law and human rights, security and strategic studies, development and globalization, and peace and conflict studies.

CQ ResearcherCovers current and controversial issues with complete summaries, insight into all sides of the issues, bibliographies and more.

GenderWatchInformation on the impact of gender in family relationships, childbirth, domestic abuse, work, sexual harassment, aging, body image, eating disorders, social roles and in areas such as the arts, education, politics, religion, and more.

Global Issues in ContextGlobal perspectives on issues of international importance, current world events, and topics in the news.

JSTORBack issues of core scholarly journals as well as books and primary sources in the humanities, social sciences, & sciences.

LexisNexis AcademicInternational, national and local news sources; legal research resources; business news and financial information; medical and reference resources.

Opposing Viewpoints in ContextViewpoints on current events and social issues including topic overviews, magazine and newspaper articles, biographies, court-case overviews, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and websites. State of Maine funded.  

ProQuest CentralA multidisciplinary database, over 160 subject areas are covered extensively including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology and the social sciences .

Social Work AbstractsSocial Work journals covering therapy, education, human services, addictions, child and family welfare, mental health and more. From the National Association of Social Workers, Inc. Using Social Work Abstracts video tutorial.

SocINDEXResearch journals and other publications in sociology and related disciplines.

Books & Videos

Textbooks & Reserves


RefWorksCollect references from online databases, websites and other sources. Easily insert citations into papers and automatically format reference lists. Sharing tools for groups.

Interlibrary LoanRequest nearly anything to which the UNE Libraries do not provide access.

DUNE:DigitalUNEFaculty and student publications in UNE's open access repository.