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                  Print = Misenheimer Print    Charlotte Print = Charlotte Print    Library-supplied online resource= Online (Library-Provided)*   WWW Resource = Online (Internet Resource)
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Getting Started/Reference Sources

WWW Resource Alan Guttmacher Institute: Information and policies about sexual behavior, abortion, STDs and related topics.
Charlotte print collection Blackwell's Dictionary of Sociology, REF HM425.J64 2000
                  Print Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology, REF HM425.C36 2006
WWW ResourceChild Welfare Information Gateway: Information about child abuse and neglect,and adoption, including statistics, legislation, fact sheets, and much more.
Misenheimer Print Dictionary of the Social Sciences, REF H41.D53 2002
Misenheimer Print Encyclopedia of Sociology, REF HM425.E5 2000
Misenheimer Print Historical Statistics of the United States, REF HA202.B87 1976
WWW ResourceInstitute for Research on Poverty: Answers to frequently asked questions about poverty along with other information and links.
Misenheimer Print Sex and Sexuality, REF HD21.S4716 2006
Library-supplied online resource 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.

Journal Articles

Library-supplied online resource ProQuest Social Science Database: Research in sociology, social work, anthropology and politics
Library-supplied online resource ProQuest Sociology Database: Database of sociology and social work journals
Library-supplied online resource 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
Library-supplied online resource 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
Library-supplied online resource Violence & Abuse Abstracts: Indexing and abstracting of important resources covering all aspects of violence and abuse
Library-supplied online resource 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.


Library-supplied online resource 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.

Library-supplied online resource WorldCat: A database of books in libraries everywhere. You can request books we don't own via interlibrary loan.

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