ThXs Xs the web page
for... what? I
can't decide that "X" is the new "i"? Well, of course
not-- I'm being influenced by forces that that are beyond my control
even if I
may believe I'm an independent individual (and what is that,
forces are more powerful that anyone can imagine. But why, and
how? Naturally, resources for
psychology may also be useful for this subject.
Here, the "Annual Review of Sociology" is listed
under "Physical Sciences." You can search and browse it back to
1986, and view articles in .pdf format. If you register, you can
use the site
to organize your searching.
As ever, EBSCO is a great way to do research. It is
actually an aggregator, and that means that it searches lots of
databases at the same time. You might want to select these
particular ones (to
avoid getting irrelevant hits):
Academic Search Premier
Academic Search Complete
Book Collection: Nonfiction
MEDLINE with Full Text
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
SocINDEX with Full Text
World History Collection
MLA International Bibliography
This allows you to browse ULM's available journals by name,
so you can know very quickly whether or not we have the publication you
scholarly journal archive
There are many journals on JSTOR-- it means "Journal
storage." You can search by issues and genres, and inside the
text itself. JSTOR brings you journal pages just as they appear
in print-- and
just about as usefully.
It is Known for the humanities and social sciences, but there's
journals here too.
This allows searching of countless periodicals and other
news resources around the world. There are also special search
for law and
NetLIbrary is best accessible through the ULM catalog, as
when you search for books, because these are books too. They can
access 24 hours a day and off campus.
Many of the sites on this
links to other resources on the web. Since this list cannot cover
everything, links such as those will be most helpful for finding the
topics you need.
This is a fairly famous association that "dedicated to
advancing sociology as a scientific discipline and profession serving
public good" and publishes literature as well. This site has
on the organization, employment resources, and more.
Applied and Clinical Sociology
This association advocates and supports the application of
sociology to real problems. There is membership information,
news, links, and
This website offers quick statistics of large and small
cities on sundry topics, including graphs, maps, weather, and even
The most specific reason I've placed this site on this guide is its
makes it possible to see
more than only data about locales (the "why" behind it). But
expect what you read there to be academic or reliable.
Society at Pfeiffer University
This is a good place to find information on great
sociologists of the past. There are many links on this page, and
this is the
most useful aspect of the site. They are arranged by subject, and
there are a
lot of them.
The Open Directory Project is an effort to make useful
directories for the web. This one is for sociology, and has many
links for it.
Sociological Association (ISA)
This is "a non-profit association for scientific
purposes in the field of sociology and social sciences." The site
information on conferences, research networks, ethics, job listings,
Resources for Sociologists
This is a very, very large collection of sociological links
(which is still being updated) from the University of Missouri - St.
Louis. They are arranged by subject and by type.
One does not necessarily need to be a lawyer to need legal
news, and one doesn't need to be a lawyer to get it, either.
JURSIT is a free
resource with a very pleasing interface made by The University of
School of Law. It covers US and world legal news, and can be
browsed, and watched.
"SociologyProfessor.com is a provider information on
social theories and theorists. It is an open-content web site - which
that users can provide SociologyProfessor.com with further information
subjects for publication." IT is most useful as a dictionary, and
are links on the right-hand side of the page.
This is a discussion forum for sociology. Discussion boards
are a great place to find, share, and create information.
However, do not
expect what you read to always be accurate.
This is a well-presented link hub with links grouped by
different subjects and needs. There are also suggestions on books
to read and
information on employment.
Formerly known as firstgov.gov, this website is the quickest
way to find government information on the internet. It's search
as you search as well as results.
This is great place to find statistical data about the U.S. The American Fact
such demographic information as age, race, income, education,
of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics
This site can be useful in numerous ways, beginning with
Demographics, the Consumer Price Index, unemployment rates, The
Outlook Handbook, and much more.
The portal site Yahoo! also has a directory for sociology,
with a number of fairly popular links related to it.
Of course, that can't
absolutely everything that there is. Don't forget that NetLibrary is a
big part of the collection, and that Interlibrary Loan can get you even
more materials. For more information, see the library
catalog. It is also entirely possible to find information related
to your topic in other disciplines.