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Getting Started/Reference Sources
Alan Guttmacher Institute: Information and policies about sexual behavior, abortion, STDs and related topics.
Blackwell's Dictionary of Sociology, REF HM425.J64 2000
Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology, REF HM425.C36 2006
Child Welfare Information Gateway: Information about child abuse and neglect,and adoption, including statistics, legislation, fact sheets, and much more.
Dictionary of the Social Sciences, REF H41.D53 2002
Encyclopedia of Sociology, REF HM425.E5 2000
Historical Statistics of the United States, REF HA202.B87 1976
Institute for Research on Poverty: Answers to frequently asked questions about poverty along with other information and links.
Sex and Sexuality, REF HD21.S4716 2006
Statistical Abstract of the United States: Comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political and economic conditions of the U.S.
More dictionaries and encyclopedias related to these subjects are available in the Misenheimer reference room and the Charlotte library.
ProQuest Social Science Database: Research in sociology, social work, anthropology and politics
ProQuest Sociology Database: Database of sociology and social work journals
Family & Society Studies Worldwide: Comprehensive coverage of research, policy, and practice literature in the fields of Family Science, Human Ecology, Human Development, and Social Welfare
LGBT Life with Full Text: Full-text coverage for the most important literature regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues, including journals, magazines and books
Violence & Abuse Abstracts: Indexing and abstracting of important resources covering all aspects of violence and abuse
Women's Studies International: Covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research
You can find out if we have a particular journal, and if so where to find it, using Find a Journal. You can request articles in journals we don't own via interlibrary loan.
Pfeiffer's Catalog (no password needed). Books and e-books in both libraries. Sociology books usually have call numbers beginning with H and are located on the main stack level in Misenheimer. Misenheimer books can be sent to Charlotte and vice-versa.
WorldCat: A database of books in libraries everywhere. You can request books we don't own via interlibrary loan.