- CQ Researcher provides award winning in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. Reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research. Graphics, photos and short "sidebar" features round out the reports. Shorter "Hot Topics" articles provide a solid introduction to subjects most in demand by students.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
- Covers today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to marijuana. This cross-curricular research tool's informed, differing views present each side of an issue and help students develop information literacy, critical thinking skills, and the confidence to draw their own valid conclusions.
Statistics & Data
Offers statistical information and data in a variety of subjects – providing access to data from governmental agencies as well as business organizations, market research firms, and opinion research institutions.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Offers data for the United States from 1878 through present
Subject encyclopedias on social theories or deviance topics
Encyclopedia of Social Psychology (2 vols) Durick Library Reference Collection HM1007 .E53 2007
Encyclopedia of Sociology (5 vols) Durick Library Reference Collection HM425.E5 2000
Handbook of Social Psychology (2 vols) Durick Library Reference Collection HM1011.H37 2010
Violence in America (3 vols) Durick Library Reference Collection HN90.V5 V5474 1999
Search for scholarly articles on your topic by selecting databases such as the subject databases listed below:
Political Science Complete
Women's Studies International
Law Review articles that provide legal background and history