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Social Sciences : Find articles

A guide to available resources for Social Sciences.

Social Sciences key databases

General databases

These cover most subject areas and include research level material. To limit to New Zealand material add zealand as a keyword.

Types of articles

There are lots of different types of articles. At university you'll often need to read peer reviewed or scholarly articles when doing research for your assignments.

AUT Library subscribes to Ulrichsweb, a database with very detailed information about journals and magazines, including whether they are peer reviewed.

The difference between articles from a scholarly journaltrade/professional magazinepopular magazine and newspaper article is explained in this short video.

New Zealand Databases