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Research Databases
Index, abstracts, and full text for publications in sociology with abstracts for more than 590 core sociology journals dating back to 1895. more information

Sociological Collection
Index, abstracts, and full text covering sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure. more information

Sociological Abstracts 1963-2005 (Use SocINDEX for current research.)
Index and abstracts to articles in sociology from 1963-2005. more information

Social Sciences Citation Index (ISI Web of Science)
Index, abstracts, and cited references for articles in the social sciences. more information

Annual Reviews (Abstracts Only)
Use the Annual Reviews (Abstracts Only) site to find relevant articles. Write down citation information including volume/year. Most are online in Academic Search Complete with full text available from 1990 to 2005. Request from the most current volumes/years using the OhioLINK Catalog.

Statistics Databases
Historical Statistics of the United States
Quantitative facts of American history. more information

Reference Books
Electronic Titles
Electronic Reference Books (ABC-CLIO)
Click on a title to browse its table of contents or do a keyword search.

Conflict and Crime


Gender and Sexuality

Human Rights and Poverty

Marriage and Family


Oxford Reference, Politics and Social Sciences
Full text access to A Dictionary of Sociology. more information

Print Titles
A Critical Dictionary of Sociology. (REF HM17 .B6813)
A single volume collection of articles dealing with social concepts arranged alphabetically. Each article includes a bibliography for further reading.

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Sociology (REF HM17 .C66)
A traditional dictionary of 2,500 short entries aimed at the needs of students new to the field.

Encyclopedia of Sociology. 2nd Ed. (REF HM425 .E5 2000)
Five-volume encyclopedia containing nearly 400 in-depth articles focused on key concepts in sociology. Each article is signed and includes an extensive bibliography of further readings.

Encyclopedia of American Social History. (REF HN57 .E58 1993)
This three volume encyclopedia contains articles focused on the development of American society. Articles are signed and include bibliographies for further reading.

Encyclopedia of European Social History. (REF HN373 .E63 2001)
This six volume encyclopedia contains 209 articles focused on the development of European society. Articles are signed and include bibliographies for further reading.

Current Print Titles
American Sociological Review
Humanity & Society

Full Text Titles in the Electronic Journal Center
Sociology and Social Sciences title list
General Social Sciences title list

Web Sites
Academic Info: Sociology
Contains links to many websites dealing with a wide range of topics in sociology, including general sociology links, a digital library, internet studies, organizations, and more.

American FactFinder
Provides access to population, housing, economic, and geographic data from the 2000 Census.

Provides links to international sociology websites including topics, journals, libraries, research centers, associations, weblogs, mailing lists, and more.

Sociology directory organized into sections, such as articles and essays, giants of sociology, online journals and blogs, sociology topics and more.

Social Psychology Network
Contains links to websites dealing with issues related to social psychology.  Also contains a database of over 1,000 social or personality psychologists, which has both a search and browse option.  Other features include discussion forums, links by psychology subject area, links to psychology journals, and more.

Social Science Information Gateway: Sociology
Evaluates and categorizes sociology websites. For each website, there is a description, list of keywords, list of subjects, and a resource type (for example, organizations/societies, resource guides, educational materials, and so on).

Statistical Abstract of the United States
Contains summarized statistics on the American population, economy, and political environments. The most recent edition can be found on the Ready Reference shelf (HA202 .S8). Older editions can be located using the Muskingum Library Catalog.

WWW Virtual Library: Sociology
Extensive website linking students to associations, discussion groups, research centers, databases, theories, and more.

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