Social Sciences
RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIAL SCIENCES - Useful Links
Focus Areas

Resources for Social Sciences
Reference Sources
E-Journals & Databases
Qualitative Methods
Quantitative Methods

 

Resources for Social Sciences

http://bubl.ac.uk/link/menus.html
Bubl link - Main subject menus

http://www.burioni.it/news/novita/isi.htm
The Web of Science for access to ISI citation databases, SSCI etc.

http://www.clas.ufl.edu/users/gthursby/sosci/subjects.htm
Social Science subjects

http://www.gesis.org/en/za
Central Archive for Empirical Social Research, University Cologne

http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/stats.html
Statistical research on the web

http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/stsoc.html#crime
Statistical resources on the web - Sociology (Crime)

http://www.ntu.ac.uk/llr/ssresearch.htm
Social Science Research Methods - key resources for finding information

http://www.soc.surrey.ac.uk/sru/sru.html
Social Research Update

http://www.socioweb.com/~markbl/socioweb

http://www.socsciresearch.com
Research resources for the Social Sciences

http://www.sosig.ac.uk
Social Science Information Gateway

http://www.sshub.com/rm.htm
Social Science Hub - Research methods

http://www.thedataweb.org/index.html
Dataweb - Network of online data libraries

http://www.ucm.es/info/isa/servers.htm
Sociology links

http://www.und.ac.za/sociology/resources.html
Sociology resources

http://www.virtualsalt.com/search.htm
World Wide Web Research tools

Reference Sources

http://bitbucket.icaap.org
Online dictionary of the Social Science

http://dictionary.reference.com
Online dictionary

http://odwin.ucsd.edu/glossary
Glossary of Social Science Computer and Social Science data terms

http://odwin.ucsd.edu/glossary/others.html
Statistical glossaries and related glossaries

http://www.cas.lancs.ac.uk/glossary-V1.1/main.html
Statistics glossary V1.1

http://www.iesbs.com
International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences

E-Journals & Databases

http://info.lib.uh.edu/wj/webjour.html
Scholarly journals distributed via the World Wide Web

http://www.clas.ufl.edu/users/gthursby/socsci/ejournal.htm
Social Science ejournals

http://www.jstor.org
Online archive of scholarly journals - Provides extensive back-runs of journals in the Social Sciences

http://www.tandf.co.uk/sara
SARA - Scholarly Articles Research Alerting

http://www.elsevier.com/locate/issn/0049-089x
Social Science Research - Journal devoted to Quantitative Social Science Research and Methodology

http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/calls.html
Qualitative Research Journals

http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/qualres.html
The Qualitative Report - Online Journal dedicated to qualitative research and critical inquiry since 1990

http://www.ualberta.ca/~ijqm/english/engframeset.html
International Journal of Qualitative methods

Qualitative Methods

http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/ETD/directory/browse.html
Directory of Electronic Thesis and Dissertation currently in progress

http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/ETD/ETD.html
Electronic Thesis and Dissertation in Humanities: A directory of online references & resources

http://kerlins.net/bobbi/research/td/
Theses and Dissertations

http://kerlins.net/bobbi/research/td/dissertations.html
Writing the Dissertation

http://lrs.edu.uiuc.edu/tse-portal/datacollectionmethodslogies/survey.htm
Web Survey resources

http://members.tripod.com/~frede_dast/conseil22a.html
Guide to Questionnaires and Surveys - Resource guides

http://qb.soc.surrey.ac.uk
Question bank-Social Science Surveys Online

http://trochim.human.cornell.edu/tutorial/TUTORIAL/HTM
Research methodology tutorials

http://trochim.human.cornell.edu/kb/index.htm
Research Methods knowledge Base

http://writing.colostate.edu/references/research.cfm
Writing guides - Quantitative and Qualitative Research

http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/text.html
Qualitative papers; posters, abstracts etc.

http://www.qualitativeresearch.uga.edu/QualPage/

http://www.qualitativeresearch.uga.edu/QualPage/research.html

http://www.questia.com
Methodology in the Social Sciences - Selected Resources
Questia - The World's largest online library of 47,000 books and 375,000 journals, magazines and newspaper articles

http://www.researchware.com
Hyper Research - Qualitative data analysis software

http://www.socstats.soton.ac.uk/cass
Centre for Applied Social Surveys

http://www.sosig.ac.uk/roads/subject.lkisting/world-cat/qualmeth.html
Social Science research methods - Qualitative methods

http://www.vts.rdn.ac.uk/tutorial/social-research-methods
Internet for social research methods

http://www.websm.org/index.html
Web survey methodology

http://www.websm.org/aboutus.html
Research team papers

Quantitative Methods

http://davidmlane.com/hyperstat/index.html
Hyperstat online textbook

http://gsociology.icaap.org/methods
Resources for Methods in Evaluation and Social Research

http://members.aol.com/johnp71/javasta2.html#Freebies
Free statistical software

http://membersaol.com/johap71/javastat.html
Quantitative resources

http://statistics.ntu.ac.uk
Statistics resources

http://training.creascience.com
Training in statistics - Practical training sessions aimed at non statisticians

http://www.analyse.it.com
ANOVA and t test software

http://www.anu.edu.an/nceph/surfstat/surfstat-Rome/surfstat.html
Surfstat Australia: an online text in introductory statistics

http://www.cohort.com/costatstatistics.html#regression
Co stat's statistical procedures

http://www.matstat.com
Matstat Research Consulting Inc. - Research Design, Research Analysis - free consultation

http://www.sosig.ac.uk/roads/subject-listing/World.cat/quanmeth.htm
Social Science Research Methods - Quantitative method

http://www.statpages.net
Webpages that perform statistical calculation

http://www.vuw.ac.nz/staff/alastair_smith/evalu/evalu.htm
Evaluation of information sources

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