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The SAGE Knowledge service provides access to 5 encyclopedias.

Encyclopedia of Health and Aging offers the latest findings and facts in the fields of health and aging. This is an interdisciplinary source covering the fields of healthcare, psychology, public health systems, social policy and work, epidemiology, research of medical services, sociology, and health care as well as geriatrics, geriatric syndromes, and frequent aging-related problems. Users can browse alphabetically through titles of entry articles, subject index, or browse eleven topic categories (Reader’s Guide). The Encyclopedia offers both basic and advanced browsing through a variety of segments of the entry article. It contains over 200 texts of entry articles with corresponding lists of literature. It also offers a list of 45 verified web resources in the fields of health and aging.

Encyclopedia of Journalism provides research papers on the state of journalism at the end of the first decade of the 21st century. It is divided into six sections: the first four sections offer around 360 articles, alphabetized by topic, with emphasis on the collecting, arranging, reporting, and distribution of news; part five contains a select collection of documents on journalism; and part six contains lists of journalist prizes, awards, and a bibliography. Although the emphasis is on the American media, the Encyclopedia considers media in other countries as well. Users can choose between basic or advanced search by fields or use the Reader's Guide to browse through topics, the A-Z List of Inputs, and the Subject Index.

Encyclopedia of Power provides a comprehensive insight into the social-science aspect of various concepts of power (by individuals, society, or organizations). Coverage includes entry articles in the fields of political science, international relations, public administration, urban studies, sociology, social psychology, cultural studies, etc. The Encyclopedia offers 381 entry articles with corresponding lists of literature where users can browse alphabetically through the titles of entry articles, subject index, or sixteen topic categories (Reader’s Guide). It allows for both basic and advanced browsing through a variety of segments of the entry article. 

Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media covers various fields of the so-called new media which include alternative media, citizen media, community media, counterinformation media, people's media, nano media, and underground media as well as social movement media as opposed to commercial, public, and state media. Users can browse alphabetically through titles of entry articles, the Subject Index, or eleven topic categories (Reader’s Guide). It allows for both basic and advanced browsing through a variety of segments of the entry article. It contains around 250 texts of entry articles with corresponding lists of literature. 

Encyclopedia of Social Networks provides over 400 articles describing social networks. It is divided into two parts and explains the history of people merging into different groups, the history of social networks in a variety of contexts, and the role they play in everyday life. Users can choose between basic or advanced search by fields or use the Reader's Guide to browse through topics, the A-Z List of Inputs, and the Subject Index, a chronological overview of the development of social networks, the dictionary of social network terms, and a resource list.

Language: English

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