9: An Annotated List of Reference Websites
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.
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.
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.
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
Directory of sociology sites from and about Latin
America, listed by country and by subject. Editorially reviewed
by the Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC), University
of Texas at Austin.
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,
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
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.