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African American Experience - American Mosaic ABC-CLIO More info...

African American Experience - American Mosaic


Publisher: ABC-CLIO

American Mosaic - The African American Experience is the definitive electronic research tool for African American history and culture from one of the most respected publishers in the field. The two primary goals: to provide rock-solid information from authorities in the field, and to allow African Americans to speak for themselves through a wealth of primary sources. Drawing on over 400 volumes, and designed under the guidance of leading librarians, this database gives voice to the black experience from its African origins to the present day.



Contains

Historical/Primary Resources

Subject Coverage

Art, History, Music, Sociology and Criminal Justice
American FactFinder US Census Bureau More info...

American FactFinder


Publisher: US Census Bureau

American FactFinder is compiled by the US Census Bureau. It collects and reports population, housing, economic, tax, and geographic information. You are able to find data, create tables, and compare data for the nation, states, cities, counties, and ZIP codes. It also holds most of the American Community Survey data tables, which provide more detailed information about communities.



Contains

Government Information, Reference Sources & Tools, Statistics

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, Useful and Interesting, Sociology and Criminal Justice
American Indian Experience - American Mosaic ABC-CLIO More info...

American Indian Experience - American Mosaic


Publisher: ABC-CLIO

The American Mosaic: The American Indian Experience (AIE) is an invaluable digital resource that provides in-depth historical accounts and cultural information about the indigenous peoples of North America.



Contains

Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice, Texas, History
Amnesty International:Violence Against Women Amnesty International More info...

Amnesty International:Violence Against Women


Publisher: Amnesty International

This site provides information on violence against women, including a fact sheet on honor killings which discusses the concept of the honor kill, the causes, and the justification for an honor killing.



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Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice, Women's Studies
Annual Disability Statistics Compendium National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research More info...

Annual Disability Statistics Compendium


Publisher: National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research

The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC) collects large quantities of survey data and administrative records related to people with disabilities each year for use primarily by policy makers. Researchers can browse online or download the 2009 PDF. (Review by Karen Mason, College & Research Libraries News, May 2010)



Contains

Government Information, Reference Sources & Tools, Statistics

Subject Coverage

Medicine and Health, Political Science, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Bibliography of Native North Americans EBSCO More info...

Bibliography of Native North Americans


Publisher: EBSCO

Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA) is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. BNNA contains more than 80,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. Dates of coverage for included content range from the sixteenth century to the present.



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Historical/Primary Resources, Indexes & Abstracts, Primary Sources (Historical), Scholarly Journals

Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice, History
Bureau of Justice Statistics U.S. Office of Justice Programs More info...

Bureau of Justice Statistics


Publisher: U.S. Office of Justice Programs

The Bureau of Justice Statistics, a branch of the U.S. Office of Justice Programs, offers a wealth of statistical information on corrections, courts and sentencing, types of crimes, victims of crimes, law enforcement, and the cost of police protection, judicial and legal services, and corrections expenditure and employment for federal, state, and local governments.Data are published annually on:

  • Criminal victimization
  • Populations under correctional supervision
  • Federal criminal offenders and case processing

Periodic data series include:

  • Administration of law enforcement agencies and correctional facilities
  • Prosecutorial practices and policies
  • State court case processing
  • Felony convictions
  • Characteristics of correctional populations
  • Criminal justice expenditure and employment
  • Civil case processing in State courts
  • Special studies on other criminal justice topics


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Government Information, Statistics

Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice
Bureau of Justice Statistics: Female Victims of Violence U.S. Department of Justice More info...

Bureau of Justice Statistics: Female Victims of Violence


Publisher: U.S. Department of Justice

This electronic publication provides information on nonfatal and fatal intimate partner violence, characteristics of rape and sexual assault, and characteristics of stalking. Definitions of violence crime (homicide, rape, assault) are included.



Contains

Government Information, Statistics

Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice, Women's Studies
Bureau of Labor Statistics U.S. Department of Labor More info...

Bureau of Labor Statistics


Publisher: U.S. Department of Labor

Statistical information on U.S. labor markets.



Contains

Government Information, Statistics

Subject Coverage

Career and Employment, Business, Marketing, Political Science, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention More info...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the principal agency in the United States government for protecting the health and safety of all Americans and for providing essential human services, especially for those people who are least able to help themselves.



Contains

Government Information, Statistics

Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice, Psychology, Medicine and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Mental Health Work Group: Data and Statistics Centers for Disease Control More info...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Mental Health Work Group: Data and Statistics


Publisher: Centers for Disease Control

Reports data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.



Contains

Government Information, Statistics

Subject Coverage

Medicine and Health, Psychology, Sociology and Criminal Justice
CIA World Factbook United States More info...

CIA World Factbook


Publisher: United States

The National Intelligence Survey is an invaluable publication which provides the essential elements of basic intelligence on all areas of the world.



Contains

Government Information, Reference Sources & Tools, Statistics

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, Business, Marketing, Education, Political Science, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text EBSCO More info...

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text


Publisher: EBSCO

Criminal Justice Abstracts™includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology. The increasing globalization of criminology is reflected in Criminal Justice Abstracts' coverage of hundreds of journals from around the world.
Criminal Justice Abstracts contains more than 200,000 records selected from the most important sources within the discipline.



Contains

Full Text Articles, Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals

Subject Coverage

Pre-Law and Paralegal, Sociology and Criminal Justice
CRS Report for Congress: International Violence Against Women: U.S. Response and Policy Issues U.S. Congressional Report Service More info...

CRS Report for Congress: International Violence Against Women: U.S. Response and Policy Issues


Publisher: U.S. Congressional Report Service

This site provides information on the Types of Violence women face worldwide, the Key Issues of the subject, Social and Health Consequences, Administration Efforts, Selected United Nations and other International Efforts, Current and Emerging Issues, and U.S. Legislation dealing with the topic.



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Current Events, Statistics

Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice, Women's Studies
Disability Studies Syracuse University Center on Human Policy, Law, and Disability Studies More info...

Disability Studies


Publisher: Syracuse University Center on Human Policy, Law, and Disability Studies

Published in 2003, this Web site, sponsored by the Syracuse University Center on Human Policy, Law, and Disability Studies, is a gateway to resources for disability history. Edited and compiled by Steven Taylor, Bonnie Shoultz, and Pamela Walker, this comprehensive resource on periodicals, links to Web sites for organizations, resources for teaching disability studies from the fields of law and public policy, gender studies, philosophy, religion, and so on. The Web site is an annotated bibliography for works published before 2003 on disability studies. The link to academic programs in disability studies is updated regularly and is current as of 2009.



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Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice
e-Libro Premium ebrary More info...

e-Libro Premium


Publisher: ebrary

e-Libro Premium includes over 100,000 titles from more than 500 publishers, 95% from Latin America and Spain. e-Libro Premium also includes Open Access titles for seamless access to scholarly works. Books for the collection are selected for both research and instructional value from leading commercial, academic and university press publishers from Spain and all countries in Latin America. The full range of academic topics is covered in the collection, as well as more general reference works.



Contains

E-Books

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, Art, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Education, Language and Literature, Medicine and Health, Music, Physiology, Pre-Law and Paralegal, Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Essay and General Literature Index (H.W. Wilson) EBSCO More info...

Essay and General Literature Index (H.W. Wilson)


Publisher: EBSCO

A bibliographic database that cites essays and articles contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. Now includes nearly 86,000 essays from almost 700 collections. Essays from more than 300 volumes and more than 20 annuals and serial publications are added annually. Also provides full bibliographic information on collective titles indexed. Focuses on the humanities and social sciences, with subject coverage ranging from economics, political science, and history to criticism of literary works, drama, and film.

Searchable by personal and corporate author, title, subject, and keyword, and also by Dewey and LC classification numbers, publisher, publication year, ISBN and ISSN, series, and country of publication.

Type of coverage: Bibliographic citations to articles/chapters in books and annuals.

 



Contains

Indexes & Abstracts

Subject Coverage

Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Psychology, Political Science, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies, Music, Business, Art, Language and Literature, History
Essay and General Literature Retrospective (H.W. Wilson) EBSCO More info...

Essay and General Literature Retrospective (H.W. Wilson)


Publisher: EBSCO

The Essay & General Literature Index Retrospective offers access to tens of thousands of essays that are otherwise all but inaccessible. The database unlocks a wealth of information in thousands of collections and anthologies and cites more than 249,000 essays in collections back to 1900 as well as full-text books. Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences, including literary works, art history, drama, and film (From publisher's web site).



Contains

Indexes & Abstracts

Subject Coverage

Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Psychology, Political Science, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies, Music, Business, Language and Literature, History
Family Studies Abstracts EBSCO More info...

Family Studies Abstracts


Publisher: EBSCO


Contains

Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals

Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice, Psychology
Films on Demand - Sociology Video Collection Films Media Group More info...

Films on Demand - Sociology Video Collection


Publisher: Films Media Group

A collection of videos discussing various sociological issues of the day. Topics include ethnic and racial studies, gender studies, social justice, and social work.



Contains

Media

Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice, Women's Studies
Findlaw FindLaw More info...

Findlaw


Publisher: FindLaw

This website has access to U.S. Supreme Court decisions from 1893 to the present. Users can search by year, case name, full text, or citation.



Contains

Government Information, Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

Political Science, Pre-Law and Paralegal, Sociology and Criminal Justice
FLITE U.S. Department of Commerce More info...

FLITE


Publisher: U.S. Department of Commerce

This website has U.S. Supreme Court case decisions from 1937-1975. Users can search by case name or keyword.



Contains

Government Information

Subject Coverage

History, Political Science, Pre-Law and Paralegal, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson) EBSCO More info...

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson)


Publisher: EBSCO

The Humanities & Social Sciences Retrospective allows instant searching of the equivalent of 46 printed volumes: International Index: 18 volumes, 1907 - March 1965 Social Sciences & Humanities Index: 9 volumes April 1965 – March 1974 Humanities Index: 10 volumes: April 1974 – March 1984 Social Sciences Index: 9 volumes April 1974 – March 1983



Contains

Indexes & Abstracts

Subject Coverage

Art, Marketing, History, Language and Literature, Library Science, Mass Communication, Music, Political Science, Pre-Law and Paralegal, Psychology, Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies
International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences GaleGroup More info...

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences


Publisher: GaleGroup

Covers scholarship and fields that have emerged and matured since the publication of the original international edition. Highlights the expanding influence of economics in social science research and features new articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences



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Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice, Psychology, Political Science
Latino American Experience ABC-CLIO More info...

Latino American Experience


Publisher: ABC-CLIO

A full-text database focusing on the history and culture of Latinos living in the United States. Features more than 150 titles, 1500 images, hundreds of primary documents, Spanish-language content, a timeline, and 225 vetted Web sites.



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Digital Images, Full Text Articles

Subject Coverage

History, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Oyez (U.S. Supreme Court Media) IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law More info...

Oyez (U.S. Supreme Court Media)


Publisher: IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

The Oyez Project at Chicago-Kent is a multimedia archive devoted to the Supreme Court of the United States and its work. It aims to be a complete and authoritative source for all audio recorded in the Court since the installation of a recording system in October 1955. The Project also provides authoritative information on all justices and offers a virtual reality tour of portions of the Supreme Court building, including the chambers of some of the justices - from the "About" page on the Oyez website.



Contains

Government Information, Media

Subject Coverage

Political Science, Pre-Law and Paralegal, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Proquest Dissertations & Theses: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection ProQuest More info...

Proquest Dissertations & Theses: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection


Publisher: ProQuest

Humanities and social sciences - dissertations
This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses on humanities and social sciences.
Full Text Included
Subject area(s):
History, Dissertations & Theses, The Arts, Social Sciences, Literature & Language
Coverage: 1637-Current



Contains

Dissertations & Theses

Subject Coverage

Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Political Science, Language and Literature, History
Race Relations Abstracts EBSCO More info...

Race Relations Abstracts


Publisher: EBSCO


Contains

Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals

Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice, Political Science
Sage Journals Sage More info...

Sage Journals


Publisher: Sage

Provides access to journals for the Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Technology, and Medicine.



Contains

Full Text Articles, Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals

Subject Coverage

Marketing, History, Language and Literature, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Biochemistry, Biology, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law William S. Hein and Company More info...

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law


Publisher: William S. Hein and Company

This HeinOnline collection brings together, for the first time, all known legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world.  In addition, the library has hundreds of pamphlets and books written about slavery—defending it, attacking it or simply analyzing it along with many modern histories of slavery.  Much of the non-legal material in this collection is based on the holdings of the Buffalo Public Library utilizing its rare book collection containing hundreds of nineteenth century pamphlets and books on slavery.



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Biographies, Digital Images, Full Text Articles, Government Information, Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

History, Sociology and Criminal Justice
SocINDEX with Full Text EBSCO More info...

SocINDEX with Full Text


Publisher: EBSCO

SocINDEX with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The database features more than 1,600,000 records with subject headings from a 15,600 term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 253 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers.



Contains

Full Text Articles, Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals

Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice, Psychology
The Association of Religion Data Archives The Association of Religion Data Archives More info...

The Association of Religion Data Archives


Publisher: The Association of Religion Data Archives

The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) provides statistics on religious bodies--both in the United States and internationally. Data varies by location. Figures for denominations in the United States can by had at the state, county, and zip code level for 1980, 1990, and 2000, while profiles for the entire denomination can include more historic data. Statistics on religious adherents are available for entire countries along with various socioeconomic measures. GIS Maps are available, and it is possible to cross-reference geographies with practices. Downloadable datasets allow users to work with data independently of the site. A research-oriented site, the ARDA includes much information of use to educators, journalists, religious workers, and the general public (Reference & User Services Quarterly, Fall 2010).



Contains

Statistics

Subject Coverage

Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice
The Sentencing Project The Sentencing Project More info...

The Sentencing Project


Publisher: The Sentencing Project

The Sentencing Project is a research and advocacy organization. Their website features news and research on incarceration, racial disparities, sentencing policies, drug policy, juvenile justice, and more.



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Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice
United Nations Yearbook United Nations, Dept. of Public Information More info...

United Nations Yearbook


Publisher: United Nations, Dept. of Public Information

"The Yearbook of the United Nations—published by the Department of Public Information—stands as the authoritative reference work on the activities and concerns of the Organization. Based on official UN documents, the Yearbook provides comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal issues, and institutional, administrative and budgetary matters. Each of the sixty-four volumes of the Yearbook, dating back to the 1946–47 edition, includes the texts of all major General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council resolutions and decisions, and places them in a narrative context of UN consideration, deliberation and action." - UN Yearbook website



Contains

Current Events, Historical/Primary Resources

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, History, Political Science, Sociology and Criminal Justice
US Census Bureau: QuickFacts for Texas U.S. Census Bureau More info...

US Census Bureau: QuickFacts for Texas


Publisher: U.S. Census Bureau

This is useful for research when you need to know community population statistics. You can search for statistics on individual cities or counties.



Contains

Government Information, Statistics

Subject Coverage

Political Science, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Texas
Women and Social Movements, 1600-2000: Scholar's Edition Alexander Street Press More info...

Women and Social Movements, 1600-2000: Scholar's Edition


Publisher: Alexander Street Press

This Web site is intended to serve as a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, the site seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding of U.S. history at the same time that it makes the insights of women's history accessible to teachers and students at universities, colleges, and high schools.



Contains

Historical/Primary Resources, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

Sociology and Criminal Justice, Women's Studies, History
WomensHealth.gov: Violence Against Women U.S. Department of Health and Human Services More info...

WomensHealth.gov: Violence Against Women


Publisher: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Womenshealth.gov is a service of the Office on Women's Health; which was established in 1991 within the Department of Health and Human Services. This site offers an assortment of information dealing with violence and women. From providing information on what constitutes abuse to providing a Safety Planning List to help those planning to leave abusers to links to state resources; this site provides a wealth of information for victims.



Contains

Government Information

Subject Coverage

Medicine and Health, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Women's Studies
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