The database includes more than 540,000 journal articles, books, chapters in books, government publications, working papers, etc.
The indexed material is primarily in English but there are also references to materials published in French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.
Contains reference works in all fields of the social sciences. Try e.g. Dictionary of the Social Sciences, which contains definitions of social science topics and biographies of important social science scholars.
Entries are true definitions, not extended essays or summaries.
The entries draw on classic and contemporary scholarship, and include basic terms, concepts, theories, schools of thought, methodologies, techniques, topics, issues, and controversies