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American Sociological Association
Information about the discipline and profession of sociology for sociologists, students, and the general public. Includes links to large-scale data sets available for public use.

Intute: Sociology
Internet resources for sociology listed by topic and by type and selected and described by librarians and academics. Part of a comprehensive social science information gateway maintained by a consortium of universities in the United Kingdom.

The Sociolog
Sociologist Julian Dierkes' "Comprehensive Guide to Sociology On-Line." A general but selective guide focusing more on professional and academic links than on specific topics.

A Sociological Tour Through Cyberspace
Commentary, data analyses, essays, tutorials, and links to support sociology courses and to stimulate the sociological imagination. Designed for undergraduate classes by Michael Kearl, Department of Sociology, Trinity College, San Antonio, TX.

Comprehensive gateway site for resources and publications in all fields and aspects of sociology. Wide range of global links organized by categories such as subject areas (more than 150 here), sociologists, courses, institutions, publishers, and more. Based at the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, and created by Albert Benschop, Faculty of Social Sciences; but written in English.

LANIC: Sociology
Directory of sociology sites from and about Latin America, listed by country and by subject. Editorially reviewed and maintained by the Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC), University of Texas at Austin.

Migration Information Source
Global database and online monthly publication on migration, immigration, and refugees. News stories, analyses, statistics, and a limited but expanding number of country profiles. Special Focus reports on the US. Interactive database also generates tables and charts. Based on data from major international organizations and national governments. A project of the Migration Policy Institute, Washington, DC.

Electronic clearinghouse for information on humanitarian emergencies and natural disasters on a worldwide basis, updated 24 hours a day. Timely reports, financial tracking, archived documents, maps, background, links. Searchable database of more than 150,000 UN documents, policy studies, and analyses, dating back to 1981. A project of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Statistical Resources on the Web: Sociology
Directory of statistical sites for sociology, from government, academic, and private entities. Organized by categories of comprehensive sources, international sources, and an extensive list of sources for selected special topics in the discipline of sociology. From the Documents Center, University of Michigan Library.

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