Active Full-Text, Non-Open Access Journal Retail Value (USD)
Sociology Source Ultimate: $390,427.68
SocINDEX with Full Text: $327,645.55

Sociology Source Ultimate provides access to 1,309 active full-text sociology journals, including the highest number of peer-reviewed journals among all sociology research databases. With a journal retail value of $390,427.68 and sociology videos from top providers, this database is indispensable for students studying social behavior and interaction.

Strengthen Exposure to Open Access Journals

Sociology Source Ultimate includes rigorous curation and indexing of open access (OA) journals, which has resulted in a growing collection of 838 active global OA journals. Once validated and certified for inclusion, these OA journals are treated with high-quality subject indexing and sophisticated, precise/accurate full-text linking.

NOTE: EBSCOhost databases and EBSCO Discovery Service generate a lot more referrals for DOAJ than any other online platform.

Sociology Full-Text Journal Databases — International Content Compared

Active Full-Text Journals by Country/Region
Australia & New Zealand
Central & Eastern Europe
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan
French-Speaking Europe
German-Speaking Europe
Italy & Italian Switzerland
Latin America & the Caribbean
Middle East & North Africa
Netherlands & Flanders
Nordic Countries
South Asia & Southeast Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa
United Kingdom & Ireland
United States
Australia & New Zealand: 31
Canada: 47
Central & Eastern Europe: 127
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan: 14
French-Speaking Europe: 27
German-Speaking Europe: 151
Italy & Italian Switzerland: 33
Japan: 15
Korea: 4
Latin America & the Caribbean: 87
Middle East & North Africa: 80
Netherlands & Flanders: 29
Nordic Countries: 20
Portugal: 9
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 66
Spain: 45
Sub-Saharan Africa: 22
United Kingdom & Ireland: 280
United States: 214
Australia & New Zealand: 9
Canada: 19
Central & Eastern Europe: 53
China, Hong Kong & Taiwan: 3
French-Speaking Europe: 8
German-Speaking Europe: 55
Italy & Italian Switzerland: 4
Japan: 0
Korea: 1
Latin America & the Caribbean: 26
Middle East & North Africa: 14
Netherlands & Flanders: 14
Nordic Countries: 5
Portugal: 4
South Asia & Southeast Asia: 19
Spain: 7
Sub-Saharan Africa: 3
United Kingdom & Ireland: 223
United States: 104

Essential Videos

Hundreds of videos from top providers enhance the research experience for Sociology students. The videos offer a unique view of issues ranging from education and society to immigration issues, religion and politics.

Unique Full-Text Journals

Sociology Source Ultimate includes 1,083 active full-text journals not available in any version of Academic Search.

Searchable Cited References

Sociology Source Ultimate includes 899 journals with searchable cited references.

The Highest Quality Subject Indexing 

EBSCO has the premier and most highly regarded scholarly vocabularies curated by subject matter experts, covering all disciplines and major publishers. 

EBSCO believes in breaking down barriers to information through Enhanced Subject Precision (ESP) mapping, bridging the gap between content and end users through inclusion of natural languages.

EBSCO databases support all learning types through textual and visual subject browse and information literacy training through subject access points in more than 30 languages. Watch video to learn more.

Sociology Source Ultimate includes 3,087 active indexed and abstracted journals. 2,990 of them are peer-reviewed. 

Subjects Covered

  • Behavior and social issues
  • Child development
  • Demography
  • Deviant behavior
  • Discrimination
  • Economic development
  • Ethnic and racial studies
  • Gender studies
  • Human relations
  • Marriage and family
  • Migration
  • Political sociology
  • Population growth
  • Poverty and wealth
  • Religious faith
  • Rural and urban sociology
  • Social development
  • Social justice
  • Social movements
  • Social psychology
  • Social structure
  • Social work
  • Socio-cultural anthropology
  • Sociological history
  • Sociological research
  • Sociological theory
  • Substance abuse
  • Urban studies
  • Violence