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Databases by Subject: Sociology

Gender Studies Database

Citations to journal articles, books and book chapters, conference papers and more, covering women's studies, men's studies, and sexual diversity issues, from 1972-present.

PopLine

Abstracts of population, family planning, and related health issues from journal articles, monographs, technical reports, and unpublished works. The database. 1970-present.

Social Sciences Citation Index (included in Web of Science)

Database of core journal articles and cited references in the social sciences from 1898 to the present.

Sociological Abstracts

Abstracts and citations to articles in journals in sociology, family studies, women's studies, and related social sciences, as well as abstracts to dissertations, conference proceedings, and books, covering 1952-present.

Black Thought and Culture

Includes full-text of non-fiction published works of leading African Americans and access to interviews, journal articles, and other material of 20th century topics, including politics, religion, history and sports.

CQ Researcher Plus Archive

Basic source for current and controversial social, political and economic issues of the day with complete summaries, pros and cons and bibliographies.

Encyclopedia of Social Measurement

The encyclopedia covers both qualitative and quantitative approaches to social science and social measurement. It is illustrated with tables and figures of actual data sets.

ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) Data Archive

ICPSR supports research in sociology, economics, political science, population studies, criminal justice, health care, education and more. Includes data sets from privately and publicly funded research, governmental and non-governmental agencies, opinion polls and other studies. As institutional members of ICPSR, UA faculty and students may use the archive of social science data. To download data, users need to create their own account to login.

International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Over 4,000 articles about topics in the social and behavioral sciences. Brief biographies of people in the fields covered only if they were born before 1890.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts

Published by the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, this database includes abstracts for more than 210,000 publications, including federal, state and local government reports; journal articles; books; and research reports in the areas of criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse, from the 1960s to present.

Polling the Nations

Compilation of more than 14,000 surveys conducted by over 1000 polling organizations in the United States and 100 other countries from 1986 to the present time.

PRISMA - Publicaciones y Revistas Sociales y Humanísticas

Full-text scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities for the interdisciplinary academic study of Hispanic and Latin America and the Caribbean Basin in Spanish, Portuguese and English.

ProQuest Statistical Insight

ProQuest Statistical Insight (formerly LexisNexis Statistical Universe) is a comprehensive source for federal statistics. Also indexes and provides abstracts to US (ASI), state and local governments (SRI), and privately published and international and intergovernmental statistical sources (IIS) from 1973-present.

PsycINFO

Citations and abstracts to articles in journals, dissertations, and book chapters in all areas of psychology from 1887 to the present.

SAGE Research Methods Online

An online tool that combines books, encyclopedias, dictionaries, journal articles, and videos about research methods. Also includes a Methods Map, a visual tool that enables you to discover information about research methods terms and methodologies.

WGSN Fashion Trend Forecasting & Analysis

WGSN's comprehensive research and analysis service provides for every stage of the product development life cycle. Trends are tracked and analysed from their earliest emergence right through to the products driving retail and e-tail today.

Women and Social Movements International, 1840 to Present

Includes digitized collections of primary materials drawn from more than 300 repositories. Content includes writings of women activists, their personal letters and diaries, and conference proceedings of dozens of women's organizations, including previously unpublished primary sources. Includes materials in English and other languages. Original essays by leading scholars complement the primary sources. Fully integrated into the collection are hundreds of entries from the Dictionary of Women's International Organizations.

World Development Indicators Online (WDI)

It contains statistical data for over 800 development indicators and time series data from 1960-2007 for 227 economies.