Bloomsburg University's Harvey A. Andruss Library

A COLLECTION OF ONLINE REFERENCE TOOLS APPROPRIATE FOR
THE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT


HV - HX9999 : Criminology, Social Problems, Social Work

Total of 38 Records
 
Title: After September 11: Perspectives from the Social Sciences

Provider: Social Science Research Council

Subject Heading/s: War on Terrorism, 2001- ; September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001; Religious fundamentalism

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "This website features an extraordinary and still-expanding collection of essays by leading social scientists from around the country and the world. These are efforts by social scientists to bring theoretical and empirical knowledge to bear on the events of Sept. 11, their precursors, and what comes after."


Title: After September 11: Perspectives from the Social Sciences

Provider: Social Science Research Council

Subject Heading/s: War on Terrorism, 2001- ; September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001; Religious fundamentalism

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "This website features an extraordinary and still-expanding collection of essays by leading social scientists from around the country and the world. These are efforts by social scientists to bring theoretical and empirical knowledge to bear on the events of Sept. 11, their precursors, and what comes after."


Title: Alcohol Studies Database

Provider: Rutgers University Center of Alcohol Studies

Subject Heading/s: Alcoholism; Drinking of alcoholic beverages

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: "The database contains over 50,000 citations for journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers, and audio-visual materials." 1987- .


Title: Alcohol Studies Database

Provider: Rutgers University Center of Alcohol Studies

Subject Heading/s: Alcoholism; Drinking of alcoholic beverages

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: "The database contains over 50,000 citations for journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers, and audio-visual materials." 1987- .


Title: Almanac of Policy Issues

Provider: Almanac of Policy Issues/Policy News Publishing

Subject Heading/s: United States--Social policy

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: "The Almanac of Policy Issues provides comprehensive links and background information on major U.S. public policy issues."


Title: Almanac of Policy Issues

Provider: Almanac of Policy Issues/Policy News Publishing

Subject Heading/s: United States--Social policy

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: "The Almanac of Policy Issues provides comprehensive links and background information on major U.S. public policy issues."


Title: America at War

Provider: Washington Post

Subject Heading/s: War on Terrorism, 2001- ; September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: This special service of the Washington Post is a searchable catalog of articles from the newspaper dealing with events and issues following the terrorist attacks of 9/11.


Title: America at War

Provider: Washington Post

Subject Heading/s: War on Terrorism, 2001- ; September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: This special service of the Washington Post is a searchable catalog of articles from the newspaper dealing with events and issues following the terrorist attacks of 9/11.


Title: American Sign Language Browser

Provider: American Sign Language Browser

Subject Heading/s: American Sign Language

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: This dictionary from The Communication Technology Laboratory at Michigan State University shows QuickTime video clips to illustrate each word.


Title: American Sign Language Browser

Provider: American Sign Language Browser

Subject Heading/s: American Sign Language

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: This dictionary from The Communication Technology Laboratory at Michigan State University shows QuickTime video clips to illustrate each word.


Title: Annotated Bibliography of Government Documents Related to the Threat of Terrorism and the Attacks of September 11, 2001

Provider: Oklahoma Department of Libraries

Subject Heading/s: War on Terrorism, 2001- ; September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: Although this bibliography initially was "intended to point researchers to materials specifically concerning the events of 11 September 2001", it has evolved to include sources dealing both with that event and other terrorist acts as well as the complex political and diplomatic history of relations "enmeshing the United States, the Greater Middle East (the Middle East, north and east Africa, and central Asia) and the terrorist threat to U.S. persons and interests that has emerged from that region in recent decades."

First published April 17, 2002 in pdf, this bibliography continues to be updated, citing government publications available from federal depository libraries or accessible via the Internet.

Updated 11/08/05


Title: Annotated Bibliography of Government Documents Related to the Threat of Terrorism and the Attacks of September 11, 2001

Provider: Oklahoma Department of Libraries

Subject Heading/s: War on Terrorism, 2001- ; September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: Although this bibliography initially was "intended to point researchers to materials specifically concerning the events of 11 September 2001", it has evolved to include sources dealing both with that event and other terrorist acts as well as the complex political and diplomatic history of relations "enmeshing the United States, the Greater Middle East (the Middle East, north and east Africa, and central Asia) and the terrorist threat to U.S. persons and interests that has emerged from that region in recent decades."

First published April 17, 2002 in pdf, this bibliography continues to be updated, citing government publications available from federal depository libraries or accessible via the Internet.

Updated 11/08/05


Title: Charities OnLine Database

Provider: Pennsylvania Bureau of Charitable Organizations

Subject Heading/s: Charities--United States; Nonprofit organizations--United States.

LC Class: HV1

Reference Category: Directories

Description: Information provided for each organization includes Program Services Costs, Fundraising Costs, Administrative Costs, Gross Contributions, and Total Income


Title: Charities OnLine Database

Provider: Pennsylvania Bureau of Charitable Organizations

Subject Heading/s: Charities--United States; Nonprofit organizations--United States.

LC Class: HV1

Reference Category: Directories

Description: Information provided for each organization includes Program Services Costs, Fundraising Costs, Administrative Costs, Gross Contributions, and Total Income


Title: Drug Facts and Stats

Provider: U.S. White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)

Subject Heading/s: Drug abuse; Narcotics

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: "Comprehensive data on major drug categories and special populations with links to source materials.
* Club Drugs
* Cocaine
* Crack
* Heroin
* Inhalants
* LSD
* Marijuana
* Methamphetamine
* Steroids
* Juveniles and Drugs
* Minorities and Drugs
* Women and Drugs"


Title: Drug Facts and Stats

Provider: U.S. White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)

Subject Heading/s: Drug abuse; Narcotics

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Almanacs

Description: "Comprehensive data on major drug categories and special populations with links to source materials.
* Club Drugs
* Cocaine
* Crack
* Heroin
* Inhalants
* LSD
* Marijuana
* Methamphetamine
* Steroids
* Juveniles and Drugs
* Minorities and Drugs
* Women and Drugs"


Title: Encyclopedia of Marxism

Provider: Marxists Internet Archive

Subject Heading/s: Socialism; Communism.

LC Class: HX

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "The Encyclopedia of Marxism aims to be the most complete reference guide to Marxism, the working class, and revolution in the world."

An interactive work published by the Marxists Internet Archive.


Title: Encyclopedia of Marxism

Provider: Marxists Internet Archive

Subject Heading/s: Socialism; Communism.

LC Class: HX

Reference Category: Encyclopedias

Description: "The Encyclopedia of Marxism aims to be the most complete reference guide to Marxism, the working class, and revolution in the world."

An interactive work published by the Marxists Internet Archive.


Title: FC Stats

Provider: Foundation Center

Subject Heading/s: Endowments--United States.

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: "FC Stats is a free online resource that provides users with ready access to a wealth of statistical data on U.S. private and community foundations and their funding patterns. FC Stats currently offers over 1,200 data tables available only from the Foundation Center. These tables and ranked lists provide the most frequently requested types of summary financial data on foundations. FC Stats is produced from the Center's research database, the authoritative national statistical data source on grantmaking foundations."


Title: FC Stats

Provider: Foundation Center

Subject Heading/s: Endowments--United States.

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Compendiums

Description: "FC Stats is a free online resource that provides users with ready access to a wealth of statistical data on U.S. private and community foundations and their funding patterns. FC Stats currently offers over 1,200 data tables available only from the Foundation Center. These tables and ranked lists provide the most frequently requested types of summary financial data on foundations. FC Stats is produced from the Center's research database, the authoritative national statistical data source on grantmaking foundations."


Title: GuideStar

Provider: Philanthropic Research

Subject Heading/s: Charities--United States; Nonprofit organizations--United States.

LC Class: HV1

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "The GuideStar Web site is produced by Philanthropic Research, Inc., a 501(c)(3) public charity founded in 1994. GuideStar's mission is to revolutionize philanthropy and nonprofit practice with information."


Title: GuideStar

Provider: Philanthropic Research

Subject Heading/s: Charities--United States; Nonprofit organizations--United States.

LC Class: HV1

Reference Category: Directories

Description: "The GuideStar Web site is produced by Philanthropic Research, Inc., a 501(c)(3) public charity founded in 1994. GuideStar's mission is to revolutionize philanthropy and nonprofit practice with information."


Title: Lindesmith Center Online Catalog

Provider: Drug Policy Alliance

Subject Heading/s: Drug abuse; Narcotics

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "This is the catalog of the holdings of the Lindesmith Library in New York and the Drug Policy Alliance Online Library of full-text electronic documents, based on this Web site.

The approximately 10,000 documents in the Library in New York include primarily books, government reports, non-governmental organization reports, articles, and videos concerned with illegal drugs and their use and abuse, plus drug policy and drug history."


Title: Lindesmith Center Online Catalog

Provider: Drug Policy Alliance

Subject Heading/s: Drug abuse; Narcotics

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "This is the catalog of the holdings of the Lindesmith Library in New York and the Drug Policy Alliance Online Library of full-text electronic documents, based on this Web site.

The approximately 10,000 documents in the Library in New York include primarily books, government reports, non-governmental organization reports, articles, and videos concerned with illegal drugs and their use and abuse, plus drug policy and drug history."


Title: Organized Crime and Corruption Bibliographic Database

Provider: Nathanson Centre for the Study of Organized Crime and Corruption

Subject Heading/s: Organized crime

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: This database of articles, books, documents, reports, etc. contains some links to full text.


Title: Organized Crime and Corruption Bibliographic Database

Provider: Nathanson Centre for the Study of Organized Crime and Corruption

Subject Heading/s: Organized crime

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: This database of articles, books, documents, reports, etc. contains some links to full text.


Title: Recent Terrorism Events: Background and Context

Provider: CQ Press

Subject Heading/s: War on Terrorism, 2001- ; September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001; Religious fundamentalism

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "This Web site provides material from a variety of CQ Press sources relevant to the issues [related to the events of September 11, 2001]. Sources include encyclopedia articles, such as Jihad and Theocracy; three issues of The CQ Researcher offering in-depth studies on Combating Terrorism, Islamic Fundamentalism and the Middle East Conflict; and more."


Title: Recent Terrorism Events: Background and Context

Provider: CQ Press

Subject Heading/s: War on Terrorism, 2001- ; September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001; Religious fundamentalism

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: "This Web site provides material from a variety of CQ Press sources relevant to the issues [related to the events of September 11, 2001]. Sources include encyclopedia articles, such as Jihad and Theocracy; three issues of The CQ Researcher offering in-depth studies on Combating Terrorism, Islamic Fundamentalism and the Middle East Conflict; and more."


Title: [Refugee] Research

Provider: United Nations High Commission for Refugees

Subject Heading/s: Refugees

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Use the links on the left to access the information by country or subject. The search form on the right allows for more focused searches. The Site Directory allows you to browse the contents alphabetically.

Updated 5/03/07


Title: [Refugee] Research

Provider: United Nations High Commission for Refugees

Subject Heading/s: Refugees

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Use the links on the left to access the information by country or subject. The search form on the right allows for more focused searches. The Site Directory allows you to browse the contents alphabetically.

Updated 5/03/07


Title: Street Terms: Drugs and the Drug Trade

Provider: U.S. White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)

Subject Heading/s: Drug abuse; Narcotics; English language--Slang

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "The ability to understand current drug-related street terms is an invaluable tool for law enforcement, public health, and other criminal justice professionals who work with the public. The Street Terms database contains over 2,000 street terms that refer to specific drug types or drug activity."


Title: Street Terms: Drugs and the Drug Trade

Provider: U.S. White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)

Subject Heading/s: Drug abuse; Narcotics; English language--Slang

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Dictionaries

Description: "The ability to understand current drug-related street terms is an invaluable tool for law enforcement, public health, and other criminal justice professionals who work with the public. The Street Terms database contains over 2,000 street terms that refer to specific drug types or drug activity."


Title: Terrorism Studies - September 11, 2001

Provider: Academic Info

Subject Heading/s: War on Terrorism, 2001- ; September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: Links to news and statements from Media Sources, U.S. Government, United Nations, etc.


Title: Terrorism Studies - September 11, 2001

Provider: Academic Info

Subject Heading/s: War on Terrorism, 2001- ; September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Bibliographies

Description: Links to news and statements from Media Sources, U.S. Government, United Nations, etc.


Title: Terrorist Attacks and Organizations

Provider: Washinton Post

Subject Heading/s: Terrorism

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Histories

Description: "Click on the [map] numeral to go to the description. Below, use the pull down menus to access information on various groups, individuals, and state sponsors involved in terrorism."
Copyright 2001


Title: Terrorist Attacks and Organizations

Provider: Washinton Post

Subject Heading/s: Terrorism

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Histories

Description: "Click on the [map] numeral to go to the description. Below, use the pull down menus to access information on various groups, individuals, and state sponsors involved in terrorism."
Copyright 2001


Title: Urban Institute Research

Provider: Urban Institute

Subject Heading/s: United States--Social policy

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Hundreds of research and policy papers are arranged by topic and available in html or pdf.


Title: Urban Institute Research

Provider: Urban Institute

Subject Heading/s: United States--Social policy

LC Class: HV

Reference Category: Catalogs

Description: Hundreds of research and policy papers are arranged by topic and available in html or pdf.