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Subject: Sociology

Mass Observation Online

Original manuscript and typescript papers created and collected by the Mass Observation organization, as well as printed publications, photographs and interactive features on everyday life in Britain from 1937-1950s

Gallup Analytics

U.S. and global data and metrics parsed by demographic and socio-economic groups.

Social Explorer

Provides easy access to demographic data about the United States, 1790 – present. Creates maps and reports based on decennial censuses of 1940 to 2010 and the American Community Survey. Data is downloadable for use with spreadsheet and mapping applications.

Sage Research Methods

Books, dictionaries, encyclopedia, video, journal articles, cases, and datasets on research methods to help you learn and conduct projects.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service

Summaries of U.S. and International publications, including federal, state, and local government reports relating to criminal and juvenile justice and drug control. Links to full-text when available.


U.S. survey poll data since 1935. Covers opinions and behaviors with topical coverage on crime, politics, diplomacy and social behavior. Links from questions to study abstracts and questionnaires.

Data-Planet Statistical Datasets

Repository of over 35 billion datapoints from over 450 databases sourced from 70 public and private organizations. Searchable by keyword, subject and source. The datasets permit correlation of multiple, diverse indicators, with tools to interpret and visualize the data. Data available from 1948 – present.

Social Services Abstracts

Journal articles, dissertations, and book reviews on topics related to social work, human services, social welfare, social policy, and community development.

PAIS Index

Citations for scholarly articles, books, and government documents in Public Affairs, Government, Economics, Finance, International relations, Political Science and Law.