American Sociological Association Quick Style Guide
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General Resource Guide for Sociology
Dickinson College has collected a variety of research and reference sources:
Multilingual Writing Center
Multilingual writing tutors assist students of all levels and abilities who are writing essays in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish
Norman M. Eberly Writing Center
Writing tutors are available to assist students in all stages of the writing process:
Writing Bibliographies and Citing Sources
Dickinson’s library has excellent citation resources:
Writing Sociology Papers
From Dartmouth College’s Institute for Writing and Rhetoric:
Facts on Sociology Careers
The American Sociological Association provides numerous resources on careers in sociology:
Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
BJS collects, analyzes, and publishes information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
BLS is the federal government's principal fact-finding agency in the field of labor economics and statistics. Each month it collects, processes, analyzes and disseminates important data to the public, government, business, and labor.
This web site allows users to navigate through statistics that are publicly available from more than 100 Federal agencies.
National Center for Educational Statistics
The Center provides national data, fast facts, and research reports on education.
Survey Research Center, University of Michigan
SRC is an international leader in interdisciplinary social science research involving the collection and analysis of data, especially data from scientific sample surveys.
University of California, San Diego—Guide to US Census, 1790-2000
This guide provides information about the population from the Decennial Census that has been taken every ten years since 1790. Maintained by the staff at the UCSD Social Sciences Data Collection.
U.S. Census 2010 Fact Finder
This site allows users to download population, housing, economic, and geographic information.
U.S. Census 2010 Gateway
This site contains links to data downloads, interactive maps, Census briefs and reports and more.
Sociology : a guide to reference and information sources / Stephen H. Aby, James Nalen, and Lori Fielding.
Westport, Conn: Libraries Unlimited, 2005.
Encyclopedia of sociology / Edgar F. Borgatta and Rhonda Montgomery.
New York : Macmillan, 2000.
Dictionary of the social sciences / edited by Craig Calhoun.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
International encyclopedia of the social sciences / edited by William Darity.
Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2008.
Encyclopedia of social theory / editor George Ritzer.
Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications, c2005. (2 vols.)
A Dictionary of sociology / John Scott and Gordon Marshall.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.
Key sociological thinkers / edited by Rob Stones.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Center for the Study of History and Memory, Indiana University
H-Net Oral History Projects
Many Pasts, First Person Accounts
Mississippi Oral History Program
Oral History Interviews with American Artists
Regional Oral History Office, University of California at Berkeley
Vincent Voice Library, Michigan State University
Will The Circle Be Unbroken? An Audio History of the Civil Rights Movement in Five Southern Communities