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To compare journal title coverage and overlaps, check two databases of interest, and submit your selection.

To view more information about each database, select one from the list on the right side. Each database has an About page and a Dashboard page:

About: Descriptive information about the database provided directly by the database supplier, including a brief summary, details of the database's inclusion policy, and other useful information.

Dashboard: The visual dashboard includes charts showing content features (abstracts/citations/full text/cover-to-cover), a bar graph representing coverage by date, a map highlighting coverage by country, and top ten languages and journal publishers represented.

Bibliographic Databases:

BIOSIS Previews (1969 - present)
British Education Index
British Humanities Index (BHI)
Compendex
EconLit
EMBASE
GEOBASE
Inspec
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
MLA International Bibliography
Scopus
Social Care Online
Sociological Abstracts
Web of Science
Zetoc

Fulltext Databases:

ABI/INFORM
Academic Onefile
Academic Search Complete
Academic Search Premier
Business Source Complete
Business Source Premier
General Onefile
SocINDEX with Full Text
Wilson OmniFile Full Text, Mega Edition