Sociology core

Ancestry (Library Edition)

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Census, vital, church, court & immigration records for the US & UK, plus material on other areas. Major components: US federal census 1790-1930 (incl. manuscript returns); historical maps; Social Security Death Index; etc.

Social Explorer

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Dates of Coverage: 
1790 to present

Easy access to demographic information about the U.S.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences [Gale]

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Encyclopedia of Gender and Society [Sage]

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Oxford Dictionary of Sociology [Oxford]

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Dates of Coverage: 
2005

2500+ entries provide definitions, summaries and references in contemporary sociology.

Historical Statistics of the United States

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Dates of Coverage: 
1531 - 2000

Covers population, work & welfare, the economy, and government. Data may be downloaded and custom tables created. Includes essays, data reliability and references to secondary literature.

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