Sociology: Other Suggested Resources

September 16, 2013

iPoll Databank

Database of U.S. national public opinion surveys. From The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research.

May 9, 2012

Mobilizing Ideas

Essays on problems related to social movements and social change. Includes "dialogues" between scholars and activists.

March 23, 2011

Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective

Index of major journals in the humanities and social sciences.

August 10, 2009

ProQuest Statistical Insight

Provides abstracts and indexes of statistical information from U.S. government publications from 1973, state and private sources from 1980, and documents from international organizations from 1983.

August 15, 2008

Lehigh Valley Research Consortium

Quantitative and qualitative data about the Lehigh Valley. Includes public opinion data, election polls, and research papers (e.g.,"The Effects of Gambling in the Lehigh Valley"). Requires free registration.

August 15, 2008

Historical Census Browser

Contains data from the 1790-1960 U.S. Housing and Population censuses. Browse by state/county or by topic, produce tables, and/or create ratios. Also includes "Map it" feature which generates interactive maps at the national, state, or county levels.

August 15, 2008


Collegial online meeting place for sociology. Includes links to prominent international journals, key readings from major sociologists, newsgroups, more. From the University of Amsterdam.

August 15, 2008

Migration Information Source

Data on international migration and refugee trends by country. Includes country profiles with discussions of migration policies and patterns and detailed data on foreign-born residents of the U.S.

August 15, 2008

Annual Reviews

Full text of articles reviewing the scholarly literature for a variety of topics in the physical, biomedical, and social sciences.

August 15, 2008


Social science datasets available for download and analysis in statistical software. Datasets are made available through the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research at the University of Michigan.


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