Research by Subject

AddThis Social Bookmark Button


PsycINFO: Abstracts of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations on behavioral science (including sociology) and mental health.
Films on Demand - Sociology. Includes videos on ethnic and women's studies, social work, and social environments. VIDEOS.

Search additional Social Science databases (includes Sociology).
Find Journals on Sociology.

Search by journal name:
  • sociology of religion
  • journal of sociological research
  • journal of sociology and social welfare
(For more, search the Library Catalog)
Everyday Sociology Blog: Get a sociological take on what is happening in the news, from sociologists around the world.
The Blackwell companion to the sociology of families.  (2004), R306.85 B53
The Cambridge dictionary of sociology (2006), R301.03 C36
Dictionary of Sociology (2009), Oxford Reference eBook

Encyclopedia of sociology (1991), R301.03 E5
Environmental sociology (2006), EBSCO eBook.
The Sage encyclopedia of social science research methods. (2004), R300.72 L39
Sociology in America: a history (2007), EBSCO eBook.

Urban sociology: images and structure (2010), EBSCO eBook.
Dead Sociologists' Society: Biographical information on sixteen major sociologists.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN): Abstractin database of scholarly working papers, some downloadable in fulltext.
SocioSite: Social Science Data Archives:  Statistical data on sociological aspects of countries.
Professional Organizations
Selected Topics
Charles Booth Online Archive: Digitized archive of the works of Charles Booth, whose Life and Labour of the People in London (1886-1903) is a valuable resource for studying 19th century life.
Making of America: Primary sources in American social history.
Women Working, 1870-1930: Digitized historical, manuscript, and image resources. (Harvard University). Provides links to information on disabilities and related issues.
Statistics Statistics and reports on children and families--population and family characteristics, economic security, health, behavior and social environment, and education.
Current Population Survey: From the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
GenderStats: Database of gender statistics and indicators from the World Bank.
Kids Count Data Center: Measures on child well-being.
MLA Language Map: Language and linguistic data from the U.S. Census in map form. You can also create detailed tables of U.S. language data. Public Opinion Online: Data from Gallup and Roper polls.
Social Issues Resource Center (SIRC): Publications and articles.
US Census Bureau Home Page : Comprehensive gateway to Census information.