Academic Search Premier
Scholarly, multidiscipline, full-text database designed specifically for academic institutions.
In-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.
Broad array of scholarly literature.
Contains dozens of journals in sociology, along with other journals in the social sciences.
Comprehensive news, business, and legal information, entirely full-text.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
A full-text resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Terrorism to Endangered Species, Stem Cell Research to Gun Control. Provides pro and con viewpoint articles, reference articles that provide context, full-text magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, primary source documents, government and organizational statistics, multimedia, etc.
Research journals covering a broad range of subject areas, two-thirds of which are published in collaboration with learned societies and other international organizations.
Covers the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines, including medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, and linguistics. This is a bibliographic database with abstracts covering 1806 to the present.
Psychology and Behavior Science Collection
Covers topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This is the world's largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for nearly 600 journals. Approximately 216 titles fall under the subject description of sociology.
Indexes 640 journals in the fields of sociology and social work, with full text for more than 250 of them.
Full-text journals and ebooks in sociology and the social sciences.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Federally sponsored information clearinghouse that produces "one of the largest criminal and juvenile justice libraries and databases in the world," the NCJRS Abstracts Database. It also provides 7,000 full-text publications, and online reference service.
World Criminal Justice Library Network
Collection of resources related to criminal justice worldwide.
American Religion Data Archive
Great source for simple maps and reports of churches and church membership. Download data from numerous national surveys.
Pew Social & Demographic Trends
Presents studies on Americans' attitudes and behavior related a number of social issues and social trends. Complete reports are downloadable as PDFs.
Social Statistics Briefing Room
Easy access to current Federal social statistics.
World Values Survey
Network of social scientists who have surveyed the basic values and beliefs of the publics of more than 80 societies, on all six inhabited continents.
Collection of open access content (digital objects) from archives, galleries, libraries, and museums in the UK. Contains millions of items on a variety of topics.
Hartford Institute for Religion Research
Excellent site on the sociology of religion, featuring bibliographies, links to articles, and information on sociologists of religion and their tools. "An important bridge between the scholarly community and the practice of faith."
Provides access to U.S. agencies dedicated to human rights, reports, and news stories related to human rights issues worldwide.
National Council on Disability
Small federal agency that advises the President, Congress and other federal agencies and departments on issues and policies related to persons with disabilities. Links to news reports, blogs, reports, and other resources are provided on the site. The reports listed on this site are listed according to the publication date, and may also be accessed through Disablity.gov
Video and audio segments of content of interest to the NPR audience. Additionally, collections of essays, online courses, eBooks, films, language lessons, and other freely accessible on the Web are listed on the site.
SOSIG: Social Science Information Gateway
A database of several thousand Internet resources, each selected by a librarian or academic. This annotated catalog is browsable and searchable by subject area.
Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity
Covers poverty and poverty-related issues. Includes press releases, statistical data, articles, videos, and links to additional resources. Many of the research articles are published by nonprofit organizations.
Best way to find e-books
Search the George Fox library system Primo to find e-books by subject, title, author or keyword.
- Go to Advanced Search
- Enter your search term (you can select a search field for subject, title, or author in the drop-down menu)
- Under the limiter “Material Type” select “eBooks”
- Set the Search Scope to "GFU"
- Submit your search
Primo subject searches for e-books about:
Largest George Fox e-book collections
Use Primo to locate and request print books.
- Set Material Type to "Print Books"
|For books located at:||Set "Search Scope" to:|
|George Fox Libraries||George Fox|
|Academic libraries in the Pacific Northwest||George Fox + Summit (delivered in about three business days)|
|Anywhere (interlibrary loan)||Everything|
Links to subject searches
Below are links to various subject searches in the catalog that will take you to the records of books that have been tagged with that subject heading.
If you want to browse for books in the library, use the call numbers below to find the subject areas that are of interest to you. You can use them to browse the reference section or the main stacks. The Library of Congress website may have a more detailed outline of call numbers for your subject area.
|BL 60||Sociology of Religion|
|BP 173.25-173.45||Islamic Sociology|
|HA 29-32||Theory & Method of Social Science Statistics|
|HD 60-60.5||Social Responsibility of Business|
|HD 4801-8943||Labor, Work, Working Class|
|HD 6951-6957||Industrial Sociology, Social Conditions of Labor|
|HD 7795-8027||Labor Policy, Labor and the State|
|HM 435-477||History of Sociology & Sociological Theory|
|HM 461-473||Schools of Social Thought|
|HM 481-554||Sociological Theory and Method|
|HM 661-696||Social Control|
|HM 701||Social Systems|
|HM 706||Social Structure|
|HM 711-806||Groups and Organizations|
|HM 786-806||Organizational Sociology and Theory|
|HM 811-821||Deviant Behavior, Social Deviance|
|HM 826||Social Institutions|
|HM 831-901||Social Change|
|HM 1001-1281||Social Psychology|
|HM 1041-1101||Social Perception, Social Cognition|
|HM 1106-1171||Interpersonal relations|
|HM 1176-1281||Social Influence/Pressure|
|HN 1-995||Social History/Conditions, Problems & Reform|
|HQ 19-30.7||Sexual behavior and attitudes, Sexuality|
|HQ 31-64||Sex instruction and sexual ethics|
|HQ 71-72||Sexual deviations|
|HQ 75-77||Homosexuality, Lesbianism, Transexualism, Transvestism|
|HQ 79||Sadism, Masochism, Fetishism|
|HQ 503-1064||Family, Marriage, Home|
|HQ 755.7-759.92||Parents, Parenthood|
|HQ 760-767.7||Family Size|
|HQ 767.8-792.2||Children, Child Development|
|HQ 793-799.2||Youth. Adolescents. Teenagers|
|HQ 800-801||Single People, Man/Woman Relationships, Dating|
|HQ1073-1073.5||Death & Dying|
|HQ 1075-1075.5||Sex Role|
|HQ 1101-2030.7||Women, Feminism|
|HT 101-395||Urban sociology|
|HT 401-485||Rural sociology|
|HT 621-725||Origins of social classes|
|HT 1501-1595||Races as a social group, race relations in general|
|HV 5800-5840||Drug habits. Drug abuse|
|HV 6035-6197||Criminal anthropology|
|HV 6201-6249||Criminal classes|
|HV 6774-7220.5||Crimes and criminal classes|
|HX 519-696||Communism, Socialism, Utopianism, Collective Settlements|
|HX 806-811||Utopias. The ideal state|
|K 366-380||Sociology of Law|
|K 1700-1973||Social Legislation|
|LC 212-214||Educational Sociology|
|RA 418||Medical Sociology, Social Medicine|
|U 21-22||Military Sociology|
Encyclopedia of human relationships (electronic resource)
International encyclopedia of marriage and family (electronic resource)
Encyclopedia of women and gender sex similarities and differences (electronic resource)
Encyclopedia of women social reformers (electronic resource)
Encyclopedia of motherhood (electronic resource)
Handbooks & other referenceFeminist Philosophies A-Z (electronic resource)
Key Concepts in Work (electronic resource)