Key encyclopedia for understanding group behavior and interactions. Covers small groups and large scale corporate or international relations. Strong coverage of theories, leadership, techniques, anxiety, discrimination, and group pressures.
This subcollection of the Gale Virtual Reference Library contains 45 reference publications covering a wide range of topics in the social sciences. Search the whole collection via the link above, or browse an individual title:
Other Reference Sources
- Points of View Reference Center
Covers current social issues with opposing position papers, research guides and additional sources from newspapers, radio and TV transcripts, and scholarly journals.
- ProQuest Social Sciences Premium Collection
A collection of fourteen separate databases covering various aspects of sociology and related fields.
- Sociological Collection
This database covers a broad range of subjects including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, social and cultural structure and more.
- Social Sciences Full Text (H.W. Wilson)
Covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences, this full-text database provides access to a scholarly collection of 320 journals.
- Films on Demand: Sociology Video Collection
Over 2,500 videos on social environments, institutions, inequality, social structure, social work, women's & gender studies, research methods in sociology, African American studies, Asian American Studies, Latino Studies, and Native American studies.
- ProQuest Social Sciences
Includes access to ProQuest Dissertations, Research library for social sciences as well as the premium collection.
- Google Scholar
Google's search engine for scholarly literature on the web. Some full text is available, but much is not (behind publisher paywalls).
- GPO (Government Printing Office)
Covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and documents issued by executive departments, many pertaining to sociological issues.
- Sage Premier Journals
Access hundreds of thousands of full text articles related to sociology.
- Science Direct
Our largest database for the sciences and social sciences, including sociology, providing full text access to scholarly journals often unavailable on other databases.