Sociology Web ResourcesAging in a Social Context – outline for a course in the sociology of aging, includes excellent annotated links to data and texts on the situations of the elderly in the US.
Allyn & Bacon Sociology Links – this major publisher of sociology texts provides a nice topical guide to sociological topics on the net, including (don't miss this) Research Methods.
Archival Data Online Repository – will be a major source of important historical and social science data. Already includes data on US civil disorders, 1961-68, Russian and French bureaucracies of 18th and 19th centuries, and several other studies.
Centre for Applied Social Surveys Question Bank – an immense file of social science survey questions.
Dead Sociologists Society – biographies of famous sociologists, with summaries of their work and ideas.
Index to Sociology Resources on the Web
InterUniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research
Poll Item Database – see how other people have phrased survey questions on the subjects you are designing surveys for. Keyword searchable.
Public Anthropology – contains e-journals, a book series, a collection of writings and statements by distinguished anthropologists, and an archive of article summaries from "American Anthropologist" dating back to 1888.
Princeton Survey Research Center – a guide to sites that present survey data or deal with survey methodology.
Research Resources for the Social Sciences
Resources for Social Researchers
Social Science Data Archives – provides links to a wide variety of topics and in the "About Databases" portion expedites access to massive information not available in traditional formats.
Social Science Data Collections
Social Statistics Briefing Room – government demographic, health, education, and crime statistics in brief, arranged for ease of use by non-statisticians.
Sociological tour through Cyberspace – great list of sites, fully annotated, but also essays on sociology theory and practice.
Sociology Indexes, Abstracts, Bibliographies, and Table of Contents Services
Sociology of Death and Dying – extensive text files and statistical files, on topics like how we die, genocide, hospices, death and the military (including an extensive file on effects of radiation during the cold war).
SocioNet – a searchable index of over 350 datasets, useful for research in political science, sociology, psychology, social work and education.
World Wide Web Virtual Library: Indigenous Studies – this site presents an astounding collection of links to sites by and about indigenous nations around the world.
Yahoo Index to Sociology Sites
WWC Library Home Page