Background Notes - U.S. State Department
Background Notes provide information on geographic entities and international organizations and are updated periodically.
This website contains the on-line versions of books previously published in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Army. Because the original intent of the Series' sponsor was to focus primarily on lesser known areas of the world or regions in which U.S. forces might be deployed, the series is not all-inclusive.
CIA World Factbook
The World Factbook, produced by CIA's Directorate of Intelligence, is a comprehensive resource of facts and statistics on more than 250 countries and other entities.
Dead Sociologists Society
Famous website covering biographies of 16 famous (dead) sociologists.
Click on Sociologists Name, Subject Area, and Search box for SocioSite or the WWW.
A master-index of over 100 subject areas within sociology, such as activism, communication, gerontology, rural studies, and youth.
"Your independent guide to sociological resources on the Internet." Learn about surveys and statistics, social theories, topical research, or famous sociologists like Mead, Marx, and Derkheim. Links to ejournals and associations.
US Census Bureau
This is the place to go for official federal statistics. Get info on income, education, housing, employment, manufacturing, etc.
WWW Virtual Library: Sociology
Extensive metasite of sociology resources. Part of Vlib.org.
American Sociological Association
Info for students or members. Learn about career opportunities, theannual meeting, their code of ethics, or the journals they publish.
List of Associations
An extensive list of associations related to sociology, world-wide.
Electronic Journal of Sociology
EJS is a refereed outlet for thepublication of scholarly research that makes an original contributionto the advancement of sociological knowledge. Free Full-text since 1995.
Full-text eJournals in Sociology
Links to 35 full-text ejournals. All are affiliated with the Intl. Consortium for Alternative Academic Publication.