Sociology Resources


American FactFinder

U.S. Census Bureau demographic information discovery tool.


Best of the Web (BOTW) Directory: Sociology

Extensive directory of sociological websites from "the Internet's oldest directory".


Bureau of the Census

Excellent source of social, demographic, and economic data about the U.S. population.


Encyclopedia of American Studies

Online searchable articles in American studies, including economy and politics, race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, sociology and demography, philosophy and religion, and current events.


Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research Archive

The world's largest archive of computerized social science data.


Library of Congress Handbook on Latin American Studies

The Handbook is a bibliography on Latin America consisting of works selected and annotated by scholars. Edited by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress, the multidisciplinary Handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the humanities. Each year, more than 130 academics from around the world choose over 5,000 works for inclusion in the Handbook. Continuously published since 1936, the Handbook offers Latin Americanists an essential guide to available resources.

"Our mission is to make granular socioeconomic data freely and practically available. Our current resource covers several hundred points of demographic data for virtually every zip code, city, county, and state in the US."