This page contains a selected list of sources for open-access materials in the subject areas of sociology and criminology.
Many more resources on the social sciences can be found under the tabs in this guide entitled Books (Mostly) and Articles and Sources of Mixed Materials. Patrons might also search under tabs of disciplines closely related to sociology.
SSRN Articles and preprints. Range of disciplines in the social sciences.
For others in this discipline search in the Directory of Open Access Journals using the Browse function to get a list of disciplines. All journals in the DOAJ can be searched by individual title using Hofstra University's Journal Finder. OneSearch should also pick up the content.
Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World Newly launched (2015) open access journal of the American Sociological Association.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service Also provides abstracts and reports and information about grants and sources of funding.
New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services Click on Statistics tab.
Independent Voices Alternative newspapers, magazines, and journals. Drawn from the later half of the 20th century, many from the 1960s and 1970s.
Rutgers Oral History Archives (ROHA) The site presents oral history interviews and other resources.
Internet Archive contains primary materials such as films, radio shows, interviews.
Navigating the Green Book The Green Book was a travel guide for African Americans published between 1936 and 1966 indicating businesses that were friendly to African American travelers. This is a reconstruction by the New York Public Library.
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