Note:  These links may change from time to time.  If you are not able to locate one of the resources use the name as a keyword on a search engine, such as google.  If you find an out of date link, or want to add a link that you have used please email me.  Also note that as with any search in the library, or on the web, you may find some material offensive to you.  Please let me know if you do so.  Thanks and many happy adventures!!

Welcome to Wadsworth's Virtual Society is the website of Wadsworth Publishing, and is a great resource for student sociologists.
Career Center is a good article dealing with careers in Sociology.
Surfing Lessons is a source for beginning to search the WWW in Sociology.
Sociology Links is a source for beginning to search the WWW.
DBU Start Page  You will be able to look at the schedule and check the library for offerings through this site.
AltaVista: Main Page is a search engine for finding information on the web. You should become acquainted with using AltaVista for simple searches, using it as an index.
Yahoo is a search engine for finding information on the web, but is set up similarly to a table of contents rather than an index. This is more useful when you are looking from the general to the particular.
Smithsonian Institution provides resources of the museum and research centers.
Crosswalk.com "Tne Intersection of Faith and Life"
ChristianityToday.com - Christianity Today Magazine is another great source.

Current Local News:

DFW.com is the website for the Fort Worth Star Telegram. 
The Dallas Morning News on the Web is the website for the Dallas Morning News.

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A Sociological Tour Through Cyberspace is probably the best website for sociology students. In includes general sociological resources, theory, data resources, research papers, imagination, and inquiries.
Society of Applied Sociology is the home of the SAS, which has several good links.
Allyn & Bacon's Sociology Links Home Page
American Sociological Association is the home of the ASA, which also includes links.
Baylor - Sociology home page is the home page of the sociology department at Baylor University, with links to several others including The Center for Community Research and Development (CCRD).
School Psychology Resources Online is a great site for beginning to explore social psychology.
Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) Homepage deals primarily with interactionist research.
Southern Sociological Society is the home of the SSS, which also includes links.
Southwestern Sociological Association home page is the home page of the SSA, which is a part of the Southwestern Social Science Association.
SocioSite - Going Dutch Sociology is a website from the University of Amsterdam which includes general information and links.

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Crime Statistics/Rates Link Guide and Tutorial gives basic information on crime data as well as links to other sources.
Justice Information Center (NCJRS) is the website of the National Criminal Justice Reference Service. It includes information on corrections, courts, crime prevention, criminal justice statistics, drugs and crime, current events, international news, juvenile justice, law enforcement, research and evaluation, victims, and current highlights.  
U.S. Department of Justice covers everything from fugitives to juvenile crime.
NACJD-Download Data is the center for data relating to crime and justice form the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (Bureau of Justice Statistics, National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention).
Prison Fellowship Ministries' Homepage is the website for Prison Fellowship, which deals with the criminal justice system.
http://www.justicefellowship.org/rj.htm concerns restorative justice.
National Institute on the Education of At-Risk Students is OERI's site provides prevention information on juvenile delinquency.
Texas Prison Rates deals with the efficacy of prisons.
Juvenile Crime
This site is specific to the State of California's efforts to identify and deal with juvenile
Links to Criminal Justice Sites
Cornell University maintains a portion of its site with information related to juvenile
Digest 99:Gangs in Schools
Clearing house on urban education digest.
Reducing Crime Through Criminon: Reforming Juvenile Offenders
Project through Los Angeles Central Juvenile Hall to rehabilitate juveniles convicted of
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court
Provides help with issues concerning raising children and related problems.


Future culture looks at a variety of world cultures.
Postmodern Culture is a web based journal of post modern culture.
What is Culture? explores the definition of culture with everyday examples.
Fads from the 80's wasn't it a lovely decade?
Fads from the 50's, 60's, and 70's  were they any better?

Death and Dying:

Kearl's Guide to Sociological Thanatology is a premier website concerning death and dying.

Drugs and Substance Abuse:

Center On Addiction and Substance Abuse contains information on the costs, impact and prevention and treatment of substance abuse.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration(Department of Health and Human Services) gives current information about alcohol and substance abuse.
Frontline: busted - america's war on marijuana: marijuana in the body gives information and links about the use of marijuana.

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The Whole Family Center - FISHBOWL MAGAZINE a webzine constructed by family counselors.
Motherhood, Homemaking, and Liberal Arts Education by Jean Humphreys (sound familiar?).
Kearl's Guide to the Sociology of the Family gives data and links relating to the family.
Welcome to the Family Research Council represents a conservative Christian view on the family in the United States.
Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson gives information concerning the family in the United States, also from a Christian perspective.


Gender and Society: A Matter of Nature or Nurture? has great links for a study on the role of gender.
National Museum of Women's History focuses on politics and suffrage.
The National Women's Hall of Fame honor's women who have contributed to the United States society.


GeroWeb an "online resource for researchers, educators, practitioners, and others interested in aging and older individuals."


Welcome to the Dilbert Zone�, need I say more.
BarneyFife.com "Finding the Way Back to Mayberry"
Ctoons Comics everything from B. C. to Brenda Starr.
The Brothers Grinn Reams O' Fun Websiteorama! a tongue in cheek look at churches.

Internet and Technology:

Nerds 2.0.1 gives some background on the Internet.
The AFU & Urban Legends Archive is a website containing many examples of urban legends.
The Neiman Marcus Cookie Recipe - Urban Legends and Folklore is an interesting source of information concerning urban legends.
Evaluation of Online Resources and
Internet Detectiveoffer practical advice on how to evaluate the validity of internet sources.
The Tech Museum of Innovation comes from Silicon valley.
Animations and Graphics For Your Website is a source of free clipart.


The Pew Research Center:  PEOPLE THE PRESS HOME PAGE is an independent research groups that looks at public opinions concerning press, politics, and public policy issues.
Christian Music Directory links to artists, radio stations, and recording companies.
Oscar.com: The Official Academy Awards Site is the "official" site.
Cuadra Associates Movie-STAR is an exhaustive database of the oscars.


Comparative Religion is a website which gives links to many Web sources dealing with major world religions.
Christian Classics Ethereal Library includes full texts of many Christian classics.
CrossSearch has a wide variety of Christian links.
Gospelcom - Gospel Communications Network, Christian Resources includes scripture as well as many links.
Evangelicals for Social Action "is part of a growing movement among Christians to respond faithfully to our Biblical mandate for caring stewardship of God's
Communiqu�: A Quarterly Digital Journal  "is a digital and printed forum
primarily [but not solely] for Christian writers & artists whose work deals
with issues pertinent to the intersections of their art, faith, culture and
CHRISTIANITY ONLINE - Christian Community, Interests and Magazines! is an interesting webzine and has some good links, from Christianity Today.

Research tools:

US Census Bureau is the source for U. S. demographics.
http://www.census.gov/dmd/www/pdf/d-61b.pdf is the long form of the census.
http://www.census.gov/dmd/www/pdf/d61a.pdf is the short form.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a good source for statistics on diseases.
Sociology Indexes, Abstracts, Bibliographies, and Table of Contents Services from the University of Houston.
Evalwebs is Resources for Methods in Evaluation and Social Research.
Frequently Asked Questions (Customer Service) from the Gallop Poll about how surverys are conducted.
Special Reports Gallop Poll Summaries.
Barna Research Online Home Page focuses more on churches.
The Social Statistics Briefing Room combines sources from governmental agencies for general demographics, crime, education, and health.
Sociological Research Online - Home Page is published quarterly on focusing on "theoretical,empirical and methodological discussions which engage with current political, cultural and intellectual topics and debates."
Annual Review of Sociology is a web journal.
Leadership University is a Christian based web journal and is a great resource of contemporary issues.
Sociology Cases Database Project is a database of sociological cases "to enhance our student's sociological imaginations."
MSO's E-journal list is a set of links of sociology and psychology journals online.

Social Psychology:

Social Psychology Network is a great resource and beginning point for Social Psychology.

Sociological theory:

Dead Sociologist's Home Page is a wonderful source of information about sociological theory.  This may not be currently running.
SocioSite: SOCIOLOGISTS contains description of the lives and works of sociologists.

Writing Research Papers:

ONLINE! Citation Styles: Index shows how to use MLA and APA.
The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing emphasizes clarity in writing.
Guide to Grammar and Writing, need I say more?
Writer, Edit Thyself, Writer's Resource Center
Bartlett, John. 1901. Familiar Quotations is just that.
HomeworkCentral.com -- Fastest Online Research! has pre-sorted links with access to information and research sources.
E. H. Butler Library -- ASA Style - American Sociological Association Documentation Style
Cal State Reference Library ASA.styleguide