Databases by subject: Sociology

Major Indexes

Gender Studies Database

Find journal articles, books and book chapters, and conference papers about gender & women's studies and sexual diversity issues, from 1972-present.

POPLINE

Find carefully-selected publications and resources related to family planning and reproductive health.

Sage Research Methods Online

Find books, encyclopedias, and dictionaries and use tools to explore research methods.

Social Sciences Citation Index

Find articles and citations in the social sciences.

Sociological Abstracts

Find abstracts and citations to journal articles, dissertations, conference proceedings, and books in sociology and other related social sciences.

Additional Indexes

Black Thought and Culture

Find full text of non-fiction published works of leading African Americans, interviews, journal articles, and other material of 20th century topics, including politics, religion, history, and sports.

CQ Researcher Plus Archive

Find reports and analysis on a variety of current issues. Includes background information, pro/con debates, and a chronology of the issue.

Encyclopedia of Social Measurement

Find both qualitative and quantitative approaches to social science and social measurement.

Food Studies Online

Find primary source materials, images, ephemera, secondary works, and documentaries in the interdisciplinary field of Food Studies.

ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) Data Archive

Find and download data sets and documentation in sociology, political science, education, economics, and other areas. Users may search for data, but will need to create an account to download data.

International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Over 4,000 articles about topics in the social and behavioral sciences. Brief biographies of people in the fields covered only if they were born before 1890.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts

Find government reports, journal articles, and books in the areas of criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse, from 1960s to present.

Polling the Nations

Find public opinion polls from 1986-present.

PRISMA (Publicaciones y Revistas Sociales y Humanisticas) with HAPI Index

Find articles on the study of Hispanic and Latin America and the Caribbean Basin.

ProQuest Statistical Insight

Find federal statistics and abstracts for U.S. (ASI), state, and local governments (SRI) and privately-published, international, and intergovernmental statistical sources (IIS) from 1973 to the present.

PsycINFO

Find articles, dissertations, and book chapters in psychology and behavioral health.

SPORTDiscus

Find journal articles, dissertations, and books on sports medicine, exercise physiology, sports psychology, and nutrition.

WGSN Fashion Trend Forecasting & Analysis

WGSN's comprehensive research and analysis service provides for every stage of the product development life cycle. Trends are tracked and analysed from their earliest emergence right through to the products driving retail and e-tail today.

Women and Social Movements International, 1840 to Present

Find texts by women activists, 1840-present.

World Development Indicators Online (WDI)

Find statistical data for over 800 development indicators and time series data from 1960-2007 for 227 economies.

World Religion Database

Find detailed statistics on religious affiliation for every country of the world.