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Everyday Sociology (Blog)
"features interesting, informative, and most of all entertaining commentary from sociologists around the United States. Come to this site regularly to get a sociological take on what is happening in the news (and on what should be in the news). " (Description from website).
Social Studies - 'Around and Beyond the Library' by The Library of Congress
This is a series of collections featuring different social issues like immigration, community, race, the veteran experience, etc. It links to maps, exhibitions, bibliographies, and other resources. This is edited and maintained by the Library of Congress.
gives extensive, indepth resources for Sociology if you need research materials. Edited by Dr. Albert Benschop, Social & Behavioral Studies, University of Amsterdam.
is an excellent site which offers keyword searching for Sociology topics as well as links to indexes, guides, journals, associations, other sites. It also offers a chat room for the field.
Internet Crossroads in the Social Sciences
offers links to US government sites, US nongovernmental sites, International governmental sites and International nongovernmental sites. Useful for Sociology and demography.
H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online
H-Net is an international interdisciplinary organization of scholars and teachers dedicated to developing the enormous educational potential of the Internet and the World Wide Web
DMOZ Open Directory Project: Sociology
This is a very messy site. It most useful for searching for open-access materials (as well as references) to articles and essays written in languages other than English. The French site is particularly good. Use this cautiously, not everything comes from peer-reviewed, or even scholarly, sources.
The Open Content Alliance archives material on the Internet Archive. This includes many books in sociology which are no longer under copyright. Search either under Text or under All Media Types
The Society Pages
The Society Pages is an online, multidisciplinary social science project headquartered in the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota and supported by publishing partner W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. The Society Pages’ mission is to bring measured social science to broader public visibility and influence. That is to say, we’re talking about society with society.
Associations & Organizations
provides pictures and information on sixteen major contributors to sociology. Created & maintained by L. R. Ridner, Professor of Sociology at Pfeiffer University.
- Great Social Theorists
"Web Site on eight classical social theorists...includes bibliographies, PowerPoint lectures, links to primary sources, and other worthwhile Internet materials" (description from site)
- Social Workers - Occupational Outlook Handbook
This entry of the OOH offers in-depth information on what social workers do, how much they earn, and what type of training they need. it also offers a current job outlook and labor statistics. The OOH is a resource by the U. S. Department of Labor.