Reference books


Blackwell Dictionary of Sociology      Reference HM 425 .J64 2000


Encyclopedia of Family Life   Reference HQ 534 .E93 1999


Encyclopedia of Sociology      Reference HM 17 .E5 1992


Galileo database


ProQuest Newspapers Full Text


Sociological Collection (EBSCO)



SGC subscription database


Issues and Controversies




Internet Resources


AgeLine research database - An online, bibliographic database produced by AARP that focuses on the subject of aging and middle-aged and older adults, particularly addressing the social, psychological, economic, policy, and health care aspects of aging.


Bureau of Justice Statistics - The mission is to collect, analyze, publish, and disseminate information on crime, criminal offenders, victims, of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.


Feminist theory Website - Provides research materials and information for students, activities, and scholars interested in women's conditions and struggles around the world.


Institute for Women’s policy Research - Conducts rigorous research and disseminated its findings to address the needs of women, promotes public dialogue and strengthens families, communities, and societies. - Provides maps about America's people, heritage, and resources.


Pew Global Attitudes Project - Series of worldwide public opinion surveys that encompasses a broad array of subjects ranging from people's assessments of their own lives to their views about the current state of the world and important issues of the day.


Pew/Internet: Pew Internet & American life project - The basics about the mission, staff, advisory board and privacy, reprint, and citation policies.


RAND Voices of Jihad Database - A compilation of interviews, statements, and publications of Jihadist leaders, foot soldiers, and sympathizers.


The Sociolog: Julian Dierkes’ comprehensive guide to sociology on-line - Interested in and committed to the cataloguing of sociology resources.


SocioSite - Designed to get access to information and resources which are relevant for sociologists and other social scientists.


Statistical resources on the web - Central reference and referral point for government information whether local, state, federal, foreign, or international. Its web pages are a reference and instructional tool for government, political science, statistical data, and news.


U.S. Census Bureau - Serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.


U.S. Immigration – Contains a range of information relating to immigration from such as visas, green cards, passports, citizenship information and more.


WSSLINKS: women and gender studies Websites - Association of college research libraries, was formed to discuss, promote, and support women's studies collections and services in academic and research libraries.


Yale Center for the Study of Globalization - Launched to enrich the debate about globalization on campus and to promote the flow of ideas between Yale and policy world.