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Sociology, Anthropology, and Religion
The Blackwell Dictionary of Sociology (Ref 301.03 J66b)
Encyclopedia of Cultural Anthropology (Ref 305.803 En56)
Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology (Ref 306.03 En562)
Encyclopedia of Sociology (Ref 301.03 En56 2000)
The Encyclopedia of the American Religious Experience (Ref 291.0973 En56)
Encyclopedia of World Cultures (Ref 306.03 En56)
Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America (Ref 301.45 G151)
International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Ref 300.3 In61)
The Social Science Encyclopedia (Ref 300.3 So678)
Encyclopedia of Global Change (Ref 363.7 En 56 v.1 & v.2)
The Encyclopedia of the Environment (Ref 363.7 En562)
The Green Encyclopedia (Ref 363.7 F822g)
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Academic Search Premier This multi-disciplinary database indexes over 8100 journals and provides full text for 4700 journals for both scholarly and popular literature from 1975 to the present..
JSTOR Provides access to articles in the older issues of approximately 400 journal title in the humanities and social sciences. The years covered varies with coverage beginning in 2 to 5 years.
Lexis-Nexis Contains full-text newspaper, magazine, and newswire articles relating to business, law, and news. Also included are country studies and company profiles. The years covered varies, depending on the section being searched.
PsycARTICLES Contains over 100,000 full text articles form 59 peer-reviewed journals covering all fields of psychology from 1894 until the present.
PsycINFO This primary tool for research in psychology contains citations to almost 2.3 million articles, chapters in books, dissertations, etc. from 1887 until the present. All fields of psychology are represented.
SocINDEX with Full Text. 1908+. Articles from over 700 sociological journals, covering topics such as abortion, criminal justice, gender studies, marriage and family, religion and urban sociology.
To use the links in this guide, go to: http://www2.etown.edu/library/fyssimple.htm
Google Scholar Searches the Internet for scholarly citation and papers in all disciplines. However, some citations ask to have the user pay for getting the entire article, so be aware that not all papers are available free of charge.
Research Resources for the Social Sciences A web portal on the social sciences with links to websites on sociology/anthropology, psychology, political science, economics, and related fields.
The Simple Living Network Provides resources, tools and contacts for changing to a simpler lifestyle.
A Sociological Tour Through Cyberspace A useful search engine to the website helps the user find material in all fields of sociology.
WWW Virtual Library: Sociology A guide to academic Internet resources in sociology, and part of the Virtual Library catalog first started by Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of html.
ASA Style Guide (on permanent reserve at the Library's Circulation Desk)
ASA Style Guide (August State University link)
Citing Sources APA Style - Electronic Sources
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