Social Sciences


Encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks

Use encyclopedias, dictionaries and other reference resources for overview articles, quick facts, and definitions.

  1. Oxford Bibliographies Online
  2. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd Edition
  3. Oxford Reference Online
  4. Gale Virtual Reference Library
  5. The SAGE glossary of the social and behavioral sciences
  6. Dictionary of the Social Sciences
  7. Cambridge Histories Online
  8. SAGE
  9. ABC-CLIO History Reference Online
  10. ODESI: a voyage in data discovery
  11. A Dictionary of Statistics
  12. Encyclopedia of case study research
  13. Encyclopedia of health & behavior
  14. Encyclopedia of human development
  15. Encyclopedia of measurement and statistics
  16. Encyclopedia of Play in Today's Society
  17. Encyclopedia of social history
  18. Encyclopedia of social measurement
  19. Encyclopedia of social networks
  20. Encyclopedia of social problems
  21. Encyclopedia of survey research methods
  22. Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, & Conflict (Second Edition)
  23. glbtq: An Encyclopedia of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered, and Queer Culture
  24. Handbook of research on electronic surveys and measurements
  25. Mental Measurements Yearbook

More encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks

  1. Chase's Calendar of Events, 2005
  2. A Dictionary of Geography
  3. A dictionary of sociology
  4. A Dictionary of Superstitions
  5. Directories in Print
  6. Disability through the life course
  7. Encyclopedia of Associations: International Organizations
  8. Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S.
  9. Encyclopedia of Associations: Regional, State and Local Organizations
  10. Encyclopedia of Death and Dying
  11. Encyclopedia of Diasporas: Immigrant and Refugee Cultures around the World
  12. Encyclopedia of disaster relief
  13. Encyclopedia of drug policy
  14. Encyclopedia of Millennialism and Millennial Movements
  15. Encyclopedia of pain
  16. Gale's Ready Reference Shelf
  17. International Research Centers Directory
  18. NASW Clinical Register
  19. The Oxford companion to the photograph
  20. Research Centers Directory
  21. The social science encyclopedia

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