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.Sociology and Social Work (General): Reference Sources

This is the main portal to databases and other library sources for sociology and social work research at Van Wylen Library, Hope College.

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Reference sources are great places to start your research.  Check out some of the titles on this page.

E-Reference Databases

Reference Books

All Reference Titles (print and electronic)

Subject: SOCIOLOGY


E-Reference

FirstGov: Gateway to official state websites, federal agencies and more

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America (2000)
ICPSR - The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) provides access to social science datasets to promote current quantitative and qualitative research techniques and statistical methods.
Oxford Reference Online - Politics & Social Sciences

including: Dictionary of the Social Sciences (2002), Dictionary of Sociology (2005), and others

THOMAS: Legislative information on the internet

U.S. Census Bureau

Research/Instruction Librarians