Bloomsburg University's Harvey A. Andruss Library

A COLLECTION OF ONLINE REFERENCE TOOLS APPROPRIATE FOR
THE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT


HM - HT9999 : Social Groups, Sociology

Total of 44 Records
 
Title: AgeLine

Provider: AARP

Subject Heading/s: Aged

LC Class: HQ

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: "AgeLine identifies and summarizes journal and magazine articles, books and book chapters, and government and organizational reports (including select AARP publications); it does not provide the full text of any of these publications in the AgeLine database."


Title: AgeLine

Provider: AARP

Subject Heading/s: Aged

LC Class: HQ

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: "AgeLine identifies and summarizes journal and magazine articles, books and book chapters, and government and organizational reports (including select AARP publications); it does not provide the full text of any of these publications in the AgeLine database."


Title: American Women: A Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States

Provider: U.S. Library of Congress

Subject Heading/s: Women--United States--History; Women's studies.

LC Class: HQ1410

Reference Category: Guides

Description: "Unlike most American Memory presentations, American Women is not a collection of digital items. It is a gateway--a first stop for Library of Congress researchers working in the field of American women's history.

The site contains a slightly expanded and fully searchable version of the print publication American Women: A Library of Congress Guide for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States (Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 2001). The guide has been redesigned for online use, with added illustrations and links to existing digitized material located throughout the Library of Congress Web site. These materials are supplemented by a small number of newly digitized items that provide a sample of the many relevant types of materials available in Library of Congress holdings (see Building the Digital Collection). The Research Guide also provides practical search tips, detailed collection summaries of the Library's voluminous multiformat holdings, and links to fuller catalog record descriptions and digitized material (see About the Guide for further information regarding the content and structure of the Research Guide portion of the site, as well as tips for using its search feature)."

Added 6/1/04


Title: American Women: A Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States

Provider: U.S. Library of Congress

Subject Heading/s: Women--United States--History; Women's studies.

LC Class: HQ1410

Reference Category: Guides

Description: "Unlike most American Memory presentations, American Women is not a collection of digital items. It is a gateway--a first stop for Library of Congress researchers working in the field of American women's history.

The site contains a slightly expanded and fully searchable version of the print publication American Women: A Library of Congress Guide for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States (Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 2001). The guide has been redesigned for online use, with added illustrations and links to existing digitized material located throughout the Library of Congress Web site. These materials are supplemented by a small number of newly digitized items that provide a sample of the many relevant types of materials available in Library of Congress holdings (see Building the Digital Collection). The Research Guide also provides practical search tips, detailed collection summaries of the Library's voluminous multiformat holdings, and links to fuller catalog record descriptions and digitized material (see About the Guide for further information regarding the content and structure of the Research Guide portion of the site, as well as tips for using its search feature)."

Added 6/1/04


Title: Child Care & Early Education Research Connections

Provider: Research Connections

Subject Heading/s: Child care--research; Education, preschool

LC Class: HQ772

Reference Category: Databases

Description: Research Connections is a comprehensive and easily searchable collection of more than 10,000 resources from the many disciplines related to child care and early education. In addition to basic and advanced searching options, the collection can be browsed by state, author, and subject. Provides links to information on "Understanding Research", research data, major state and federal policies, and research funding.

Added 3/23/07


Title: Child Care & Early Education Research Connections

Provider: Research Connections

Subject Heading/s: Child care--research; Education, preschool

LC Class: HQ772

Reference Category: Databases

Description: Research Connections is a comprehensive and easily searchable collection of more than 10,000 resources from the many disciplines related to child care and early education. In addition to basic and advanced searching options, the collection can be browsed by state, author, and subject. Provides links to information on "Understanding Research", research data, major state and federal policies, and research funding.

Added 3/23/07


Title: Ersys

Provider: Ersys

Subject Heading/s: Quality of life--United States--Statistics; Social indicators--United States. Metropolitan areas--United States--Statistics

LC Class: HT

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: "Using maps, charts, reports, and relevant links, Ersys covers over 1300 US cities with detailed information on demographics, environmental factors, economic indicators, housing stats, media (newspaper, television, and radio), schools, transportation, local contacts, and much more! "


Title: Ersys

Provider: Ersys

Subject Heading/s: Quality of life--United States--Statistics; Social indicators--United States. Metropolitan areas--United States--Statistics

LC Class: HT

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: "Using maps, charts, reports, and relevant links, Ersys covers over 1300 US cities with detailed information on demographics, environmental factors, economic indicators, housing stats, media (newspaper, television, and radio), schools, transportation, local contacts, and much more! "


Title: Glossary of Sociological Terms

Provider: School of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Canterbury

Subject Heading/s: Sociology--Dictionaries

LC Class: HM17

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: Definitions of key sociology concepts with citations to the source. Includes Internet links to web sites that expand upon the topic.

Added 4/11/05


Title: Glossary of Sociological Terms

Provider: School of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Canterbury

Subject Heading/s: Sociology--Dictionaries

LC Class: HM17

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: Definitions of key sociology concepts with citations to the source. Includes Internet links to web sites that expand upon the topic.

Added 4/11/05


Title: Infonation

Provider: United Nations

Subject Heading/s: Quality of life; Statistics; Economic indicators; Social indicators.

LC Class: HN25

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: An easy-to-use, two-step database that allows you to view and compare the most up-to-date statistical data for the Member States of the United Nations.

Last viewed 6/17/04


Title: Infonation

Provider: United Nations

Subject Heading/s: Quality of life; Statistics; Economic indicators; Social indicators.

LC Class: HN25

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: An easy-to-use, two-step database that allows you to view and compare the most up-to-date statistical data for the Member States of the United Nations.

Last viewed 6/17/04


Title: International Encyclopedia of Sexuality

Provider: The Continuum Publishing Company

Subject Heading/s: Sex; Sex customs.

LC Class: HQ21

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "The International Encyclopedia of Sexuality brings together unique and invaluable information about patterns and trends in sexual attitudes and behavior in thirty-two countries around the world. Each chapter is written by a scholar or team of scholars very familiar with a particular country and its culture."

Articles on each country has information on these topics:
1. Basic Sexological Premises
2. Religious and Ethnic Factors Affecting Sexuality
3. Sexual Knowledge and Education
4. Autoerotic Behaviors and Patterns
5. Interpersonal Heterosexual Behaviors
6. Homoerotic, Homosexual, and Ambisexual Behaviors
7. Gender Conflicted Persons
8. Significant Unconventional Sexual Behaviors
9. Contraception, Abortion, and Population Planning
10. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
11. HIV/AIDS
12. Sexual Dysfunctions, Counseling, and Therapies
13. Research and Advanced Education
References and Suggested Readings


Title: International Encyclopedia of Sexuality

Provider: The Continuum Publishing Company

Subject Heading/s: Sex; Sex customs.

LC Class: HQ21

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "The International Encyclopedia of Sexuality brings together unique and invaluable information about patterns and trends in sexual attitudes and behavior in thirty-two countries around the world. Each chapter is written by a scholar or team of scholars very familiar with a particular country and its culture."

Articles on each country has information on these topics:
1. Basic Sexological Premises
2. Religious and Ethnic Factors Affecting Sexuality
3. Sexual Knowledge and Education
4. Autoerotic Behaviors and Patterns
5. Interpersonal Heterosexual Behaviors
6. Homoerotic, Homosexual, and Ambisexual Behaviors
7. Gender Conflicted Persons
8. Significant Unconventional Sexual Behaviors
9. Contraception, Abortion, and Population Planning
10. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
11. HIV/AIDS
12. Sexual Dysfunctions, Counseling, and Therapies
13. Research and Advanced Education
References and Suggested Readings


Title: Kaiser Polls

Provider: Kaiser Family Foundation

Subject Heading/s: Public opinion polls--United States.

LC Class: HM1236

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "The Foundation conducts and commissions original survey research on a wide range of topics related to health policy and public health, as well as major social issues."


Title: Kaiser Polls

Provider: Kaiser Family Foundation

Subject Heading/s: Public opinion polls--United States.

LC Class: HM1236

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "The Foundation conducts and commissions original survey research on a wide range of topics related to health policy and public health, as well as major social issues."


Title: Kids Count Data Book Online

Provider: Annie E. Casey Foundation

Subject Heading/s: Children--United States--Economic conditions; Children--United States--Social conditions; Children--Health and hygiene--United States; Education--United States

LC Class: HQ

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: - Profiles gives you detailed information about a single state or the nation as a whole.
- Graphs allows you to view state indicators graphed over time.
- Maps provides color-coded maps of the U.S. based on KIDS COUNT data.
- Rankings allows you to view all 50 states, ranked according to an indicator.
- Raw Data gives you the opportunity to download all of the KIDS COUNT data as delimited files.

Updated 12/07/2007


Title: Kids Count Data Book Online

Provider: Annie E. Casey Foundation

Subject Heading/s: Children--United States--Economic conditions; Children--United States--Social conditions; Children--Health and hygiene--United States; Education--United States

LC Class: HQ

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: - Profiles gives you detailed information about a single state or the nation as a whole.
- Graphs allows you to view state indicators graphed over time.
- Maps provides color-coded maps of the U.S. based on KIDS COUNT data.
- Rankings allows you to view all 50 states, ranked according to an indicator.
- Raw Data gives you the opportunity to download all of the KIDS COUNT data as delimited files.

Updated 12/07/2007


Title: Medieval Feminist Index

Provider: Medieval Feminist Index

Subject Heading/s: Women--History--Middle Ages

LC Class: HQ

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: An index to citations of journal articles, book reviews, and essays about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages. Coordinated by Margaret Schaus, Librarian, Haverford College.


Title: Medieval Feminist Index

Provider: Medieval Feminist Index

Subject Heading/s: Women--History--Middle Ages

LC Class: HQ

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: An index to citations of journal articles, book reviews, and essays about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages. Coordinated by Margaret Schaus, Librarian, Haverford College.


Title: NameBase

Provider: Public Information Research

Subject Heading/s: Names, Personal; Names, Geographical.

LC Class: HN

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: Search for names of individuals, groups, and corporations involved with social issues, e.g. assassinations, organized crime, foreign policy. A list of citations will be generated for each name. Sponsored by Public Information Research.


Title: NameBase

Provider: Public Information Research

Subject Heading/s: Names, Personal; Names, Geographical.

LC Class: HN

Reference Category: Indexes

Description: Search for names of individuals, groups, and corporations involved with social issues, e.g. assassinations, organized crime, foreign policy. A list of citations will be generated for each name. Sponsored by Public Information Research.


Title: National Survey of America's Families

Provider: Urban Institute

Subject Heading/s: Family--United States

LC Class: HQ

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: " . . . provides a comprehensive look at the well-being of adults and children and reveals sometimes striking differences among the 13 states studied in depth."


Title: National Survey of America's Families

Provider: Urban Institute

Subject Heading/s: Family--United States

LC Class: HQ

Reference Category: Handbooks

Description: " . . . provides a comprehensive look at the well-being of adults and children and reveals sometimes striking differences among the 13 states studied in depth."


Title: Public Opinion Poll Question Database

Provider: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hil

Subject Heading/s: Public opinion polls--United States.

LC Class: HM1236

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Over 1000 Louis Harris Polls (going back to 1958) and others. Developed by the Institute for Research in Social Science at UNC at Chapel Hill.


Title: Public Opinion Poll Question Database

Provider: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hil

Subject Heading/s: Public opinion polls--United States.

LC Class: HM1236

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Over 1000 Louis Harris Polls (going back to 1958) and others. Developed by the Institute for Research in Social Science at UNC at Chapel Hill.


Title: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research

Provider: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, University of Connecticut

Subject Heading/s: Public opinion polls--United States.

LC Class: HM1236

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: An archive "of data from polls conducted by many leading survey research organizations for the use of researchers, students, and journalists."

Added 6/14/06


Title: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research

Provider: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, University of Connecticut

Subject Heading/s: Public opinion polls--United States.

LC Class: HM1236

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: An archive "of data from polls conducted by many leading survey research organizations for the use of researchers, students, and journalists."

Added 6/14/06


Title: Same-Sex Marriage: A Selective Bibliography

Provider: Rutgers Law Library - Newark

Subject Heading/s: Same-sex marriage.

LC Class: HQ1033

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: "Books, Web sites, and articles from scholarly journals, on the topic of same-sex marriage. Articles are from 1997 forward. Browse by geographic area (state or country) or by topic, such as arguments for or against legalizing gay and lesbian marriages."


Title: Same-Sex Marriage: A Selective Bibliography

Provider: Rutgers Law Library - Newark

Subject Heading/s: Same-sex marriage.

LC Class: HQ1033

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: "Books, Web sites, and articles from scholarly journals, on the topic of same-sex marriage. Articles are from 1997 forward. Browse by geographic area (state or country) or by topic, such as arguments for or against legalizing gay and lesbian marriages."


Title: Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics

Provider: University of Albany

Subject Heading/s: Criminal justice, Administration of--United States; Criminal statistics--United States.

LC Class: HQ

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: Data from more than 100 sources about all aspects of criminal justice in the United State, arranged by section, e.g. Characteristics of the Criminal Justice Systems, Nature and Distribution of Known Offenses, Persons Under Correctional Supervision.


Title: Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics

Provider: University of Albany

Subject Heading/s: Criminal justice, Administration of--United States; Criminal statistics--United States.

LC Class: HQ

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: Data from more than 100 sources about all aspects of criminal justice in the United State, arranged by section, e.g. Characteristics of the Criminal Justice Systems, Nature and Distribution of Known Offenses, Persons Under Correctional Supervision.


Title: Statistical Information on Older Persons

Provider: U.S. Administration on Aging

Subject Heading/s: Aged--United States; Gerontology--United States.

LC Class: HQ1060

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: Links to several data sources, many on the Administration on Aging's server.


Title: Statistical Information on Older Persons

Provider: U.S. Administration on Aging

Subject Heading/s: Aged--United States; Gerontology--United States.

LC Class: HQ1060

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: Links to several data sources, many on the Administration on Aging's server.


Title: Survey Reports

Provider: Pew Research Center

Subject Heading/s: Public opinion polls--United States.

LC Class: HM1236

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: "The [Pew Research] Center is an independent opinion research group that studies attitudes toward the press, politics and public policy issues. We are best known for regular national surveys that measure public attentiveness to major news stories, and for our polling that charts trends in values and fundamental political and social attitudes."


Title: Survey Reports

Provider: Pew Research Center

Subject Heading/s: Public opinion polls--United States.

LC Class: HM1236

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: "The [Pew Research] Center is an independent opinion research group that studies attitudes toward the press, politics and public policy issues. We are best known for regular national surveys that measure public attentiveness to major news stories, and for our polling that charts trends in values and fundamental political and social attitudes."


Title: ViVa

Provider: International Institute of Social History.

Subject Heading/s: Social Groups, Sociology

LC Class: HM

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: A Bibliography of Women's History in Historical and Women's Studies Journals, covering more than 100 journals in Dutch, English, French, and German;1975- . Provided by the international Institute of Social History.


Title: ViVa

Provider: International Institute of Social History.

Subject Heading/s: Social Groups, Sociology

LC Class: HM

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: A Bibliography of Women's History in Historical and Women's Studies Journals, covering more than 100 journals in Dutch, English, French, and German;1975- . Provided by the international Institute of Social History.


Title: Washinton Post/ABC Polls

Provider: Washinton Post

Subject Heading/s: Public opinion polls--United States

LC Class: HM

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: "The Washington Post regularly surveys Americans on questions of national interest. Use this form to search a database of responses to questions asked since January 1998."


Title: Washinton Post/ABC Polls

Provider: Washinton Post

Subject Heading/s: Public opinion polls--United States

LC Class: HM

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: "The Washington Post regularly surveys Americans on questions of national interest. Use this form to search a database of responses to questions asked since January 1998."


Title: Women and Social Movements

Provider: State University of New York at Binghamton

Subject Heading/s: Social movements--United States; Women's rights---United States; Women--United States--History

LC Class: HQ

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: A catalog of primary sources for history of women in social movements in the United States between 1820 and 1940, it consists of editorial projects completed by undergraduate and graduate students at the State University of New York at Binghamton.


Title: Women and Social Movements

Provider: State University of New York at Binghamton

Subject Heading/s: Social movements--United States; Women's rights---United States; Women--United States--History

LC Class: HQ

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: A catalog of primary sources for history of women in social movements in the United States between 1820 and 1940, it consists of editorial projects completed by undergraduate and graduate students at the State University of New York at Binghamton.


Title: WomenWatch: Documents and Databases

Provider: United Nations

Subject Heading/s: Women

LC Class: HQ

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "Discover archives and databases of UN documents related to women's and girls rights: Good Practices database and more."


Title: WomenWatch: Documents and Databases

Provider: United Nations

Subject Heading/s: Women

LC Class: HQ

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "Discover archives and databases of UN documents related to women's and girls rights: Good Practices database and more."