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Subject Guides


  • Aging
    Call Number: HQ 1061 A42453 2000
  • Dictionary of Sociology
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  • Encyclopedia of Community
    Call Number: HM 756 E53 2003
  • Encyclopedia of Marriage and the Family
    Call Number: HQ 9 E52 1995
  • Encyclopedia of Social Theory
    Call Number: HM 425 E47 2005
  • Encyclopedia of Sociology
    Call Number: HM 425 E5 2000
  • Gallop Poll
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  • Violence in America
    Call Number: HN 90 V5 V5474 1999
  • World of Sociology
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Print Index:

Criminal Justice Abstracts
Access: shelved in the Library's Index area
Coverage: 1979-2007
Content: Abstracts for over 500 journals and current books in Criminal Justice and related areas such as Courts and the Legal Process, Crime Prevention, Law, Substance Abuse, and more.

Diversity Studies Collection
Access: Restricted
Coverage: Varies
Content: Diversity Studies Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community.

Access: Network restricted
Coverage: 1970-present
Content: "Full text database of unique and diverse publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas. With its archival material, dating back to 1970 in some cases, GenderWatch is a repository of important historical perspectives on the evolution of the women's movement, men's studies, the transgendered community, and the changes in gender roles over the years"

Access: Network restricted
Coverage: Varies by title
Content: Full-text Sociology titles include: American Journal of Sociology, American Sociological Review, Contemporary Sociology, Gender and Society, Journal of Black Studies, Journal of Marriage and the Family, Social Forces, Sociometry, Sociological Theory, Theory and Society, and many more.

PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service)
Access: Network restricted
Coverage: 1972-present
Content: Citation indexing with abstracts of the literature of public policy, social policy, and the social sciences in general. Journal articles, books, government documents, statistical compilations, committee reports, directories, serials, reports of public, intergovernmental, and private organizations, and most other forms of printed literature from all over the world are indexed.

Project Muse
Access: Network restricted
Coverage: varies (most titles cover the previous 2-5 years)
Content: Full-text Sociology titles include: American Annals of the Deaf, GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, Journal of the History of Sexuality, Social Forces, Southern Cultures and more.

ProQuest Social Science Journals
Access: Restricted
Coverage: Varies
Content: ProQuest Social Science Journals is a definitive resource for those who need access to a variety of scientific journals. The database includes over 1000 titles, with the majority available in full text.  It covers core disciplines across the social sciences including sociology, social work, anthropology, politics and other areas.

ProQuest Sociology
Access: Restricted
Coverage: 1985 - current
Content: ProQuest Sociology covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction and more.

Social Sciences Full Text
Access: EBSCOhost, network restricted
Coverage: 1983-present
Content: Full-text, abstracts, and indexing of articles in a wide range of interdisciplinary fields covered in a broad array of social sciences journals. Subjects include Anthropology, Criminal Justice, International Relations, Political Science, Psychology and more.

Access: Network Restricted
Coverage: 1895-present
Content: Abstracts and full-text for Sociology and related fields (Criminal Justice, Gender Studies, Social Work, etc.). Abstracts for 1200 journal titles and full-text for 450 titles. Also, "SocINDEX features over 25,000 Author Profiles covering the most prolific, most cited, and most frequently searched for authors in the database."

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