Sociology


Databases

* = MSL & UMS funded
M = Mobile Site

AccessScience
Online version Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. AccessScience Online Tutorial. (*)

CQ Researcher
Web access to the CQ Researcher. The CQ Researcher covers current and controversial issues with complete summaries, insight into all sides of the issues, bibliographies and more.

CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)
A full-text source for coverage of international relations, comparative politics, area studies, international law and human rights, security and strategic studies, development and globalization, and peace and conflict studies.

GenderWatch
GenderWatch is a full-text database that focuses on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas. Topics include family, childbirth, birth control, daycare, domestic abuse, work and the workplace, sexual harassment, aging, aging parents, body image, eating disorders and social and societal roles. Also included is content on the impact of gender and gender roles on areas such as: the arts, popular culture and media, business and work, crime, education, family, health care and medicine, politics, policy and legislation, pornography, religion, sexuality and sexology, sports and leisure.

Global Issues in Context
Global Issues in Context offers global perspectives on issues of international importance and current world events and topics in the news related to these issues.

JSTOR
JSTOR provides online access to back issues of core scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, & sciences. The current 2-5 years are not included, but complete back runs are provided whenever possible.

LexisNexis Academic Universe
Includes international, national and local news sources; legal research resources; business news and financial information; medical and reference resources.

Oxford English Dictionary
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. As a historical dictionary, the OED is very different from those of current English, in which the focus is on present-day meanings. You'll still find these in the OED, but you'll also find the history of individual words, and of the language. Every three months updates revise existing entries and add new words.

PressDisplay
PressDisplay provides online access to today's newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format. The ever-expanding collection currently includes over 250 titles. Titles boast a 60 day backfile, and include articles as well as other key content, such as advertisements, classifieds, and notices. Users can take advantage of the keyword searching capability within each issue or simply browse through the pages of their favorite title.

ProQuest Central
ProQuest Central is a multidisciplinary database with over 11,000 titles, with over 8,000 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more. 

Social Work Abstracts
The Social Work Abstracts database, produced by the National Association of Social Workers, Inc., contains bibliographic records since 1977 from social work and other related journals on topics such as homelessness, AIDS, child and family welfare, aging, substance abuse, legislation, community organization, and more.  Social Work Abstracts Searching Tips. (M)

SocINDEX
Bibliographic coverage of research in sociology and related disciplines from an international selection of over 2,600 journals and other publications. Records added after 1974 contain abstracts. (M)

World Data Analyst Online
World Data Analyst offers detailed statistical comparisons of countries around the world, using both the most recent statistics and historical figures. One create tables, charts, export the information to a spreadsheet for printing and data crunching, and also link to country articles in Encyclopedia Britannica.  Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System. (*)

 


Catalogs

The following is a listing of selected subject headings relating to sociology. Each is a live link directly into the UNE Libraries catalog.

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If you need a book that is not available through the UNE Libraries catalog, you can request it through MaineCat or ILLiad: Interlibrary Loan.


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