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Search for books, journal titles, and other resources in our online catalog. Some subject headings used for this discipline are listed below. For additional headings, refer to the Library of Congress Subject Headings volumes located behind the Reference Desk.
 
  • Population--Statistics
  • Social structure
  • Sociology--Methodology
  • Work and family

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Administration on Aging Administration on Aging This site provides information regarding senior citizens and their care providers.
Association of American Religion Data Archives Research Religion Hub Association of Religion Data Archives Research Religion Hub (ARDA) is a project funded by the Lilly Endowment, Inc. and acts to preserve quantitative data on American religion, to improve access to this data, to increase the use of the data, and to allow comparisons across data files. The ARDA collection includes data on churches and church membership, religious professionals, and religious groups (individuals, congregations and denominations).
Census 2000 Gateway Census 2000 Gateway Explore data from the U.S. Census Bureau on population, education, housing, business, and geography.
Data dot gov Data.gov

The purpose of Data.gov is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. A priority Open Government Initiative, Data.gov increases the public's ability to easily find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the Federal Government. Descriptions of the Federal datasets are provided as well as information about how to access the datasets. A primary goal of Data.gov is to improve access to Federal data and expand creative use of those data beyond the walls of government by encouraging innovative ideas (e.g., web applications). Data.gov strives to make government more transparent and is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government.

Gallup Poll Gallup Poll Gallup has studied human nature and behavior for more than 70 years. Gallup's reputation for delivering relevant, timely, and visionary research on what people around the world think and feel is the cornerstone of the organization.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United States Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Under the section, Global Issues, can be found subsections on Biodiversity, Climate Change, Water Scarcity, and the World Food Situation.
Huffington Post Black Voices Huffington Post Black Voices Is a site to consult for current events in the black community.
Issues Today: Free articles from Salem Press Issues Today: Free articles from Salem Press May 2011: Osama bin Laden and the War on Terror; March 2011: Nuclear Power
National Inventory of the Collateral Consequences of Conviction National Inventory of the Collateral Consequences of Conviction National inventory of federal and state laws that trigger collateral consequences for American adults who have been convicted.
Polling Report PollingReport.com Provides trends in American public opinion.
Popline Popline The world's largest bibliographic reproductive health database.
Population Index Population Index Indexes information of interest to demographers. The entire database for 1986-1999 is available online and can be searched by author, subject matter, geographical region and year of publication.
Population Reference Bureau Population Reference Bureau The Population Reference Bureau informs people around the world about population, health, and the environment, and empowers them to use that information to advance the well-being of current and future generations.
ProCon ProCon.org Resources for debate.
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Relief Web Relief Web The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs administers this website, which is a significant resource for timely, reliable and relevant humanitarian information and analysis. Locate the latest information about natural disasters worldwide.
  Resources for Evaluation and Social Research Methods This site links to on line books, manuals and guides about evaluation and social research methods, such as surveys, focus groups, and so on. There are also links to sites about presenting data, and free software such as statistical, office suites, spreadsheets and more.
Sage Sociology Sage Sociology Developed to support the sociology community at large—authors, researchers, faculty, students and practitioners.
SocioWeb Sociology Search Engine The SocioWeb A searchable site with interesting links to other sociology internet sites.
The SocJournal The SocJournal A refereed journal designed for rapid feedback on current and proposed projects.
Southern Poverty Law Center Southern Poverty Law Center The Southern Poverty Law Center was founded in 1971 as a small civil rights law firm. Today, the Center is internationally known for its tolerance education programs, its legal victories against white supremacists and its tracking of hate groups.
Statistical Abstract of the United States Statistical Abstract of the United States The standard summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States, designed to serve as a guide to other statistical publications and sources. The latter function is served by the introductory text to each section, the source note appearing below each table, and Appendix I, which comprises the Guide to Sources of Statistics, the Guide to State Statistical Abstracts, and the Guide to Foreign Statistical Abstracts. Now searchable with a Google-powered search box. Excel spreadsheets allow site users to manipulate data.
  Understanding Our World Today This site has the World Social Change reports, which review major world economic, demographic, social, and political changes. Data used to develop the reviews, as well as a review of theories of change, are provided. Links to web sites with theory, research and data on global social, political and economic change are available.
Yahoo on Sociology Yahoo on Sociology Has selective sociology resources.
World Wide Web Virtual Library Population and Development Studies WWW Virtual Library: Population & Development Studies  
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