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Education Research Complete
Index and abstracts for more than 1,500 journals, including full text for more than 750 journals covering scholarly research and professional articles in all areas of education.
Education Full Text
Index, abstracts, and full text covering contemporary education issues.
SocINDEX with Full Text
Index, abstracts, and full text for publications in sociology with abstracts for more than 590 core sociology journals dating back to 1895.
SPORTDiscus with Full Text
Index, abstracts and full text of articles and other publications on sport, fitness and related disciplines.
Index and abstracts of articles, books, chapters, dissertations, and reports in psychology.
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