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Research Guide: Sociology & Anthropology

  • Images - SOAN

    British Museum Collections
    Images of art and artifacts held by The British Museum, including extensive descriptions, metadata, resources, and links. (more info)
    California Academy of Sciences Collections
    This site provides access to over collection data housed in the Department of Anthropology, California Academy of Sciences. The collection includes over 16,000 items. (more info)
    Ethnographic Video Online
    The collection covers every region of the world and features the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century, including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, and more. (more info)
    Native American History
    Multi-media collections from the American Memory Project. (more info)
    Smithsonian Anthropology Collections
    This online database provides access to information on over 420,000 archaeology and ethnology catalog records, representing some 2 million individual objects documenting world cultures. (more info)
    Sociological Images
    Sociological Images: Seeing is Believing is designed to encourage all kinds of people to exercise and develop their sociological imagination by presenting brief sociological discussions of compelling and timely imagery that spans the breadth of sociological inquiry. (more info)
    Visual Anthopology on Flickr
    Over 14,000 public images on the subject of visual anthropology. (more info)
  • Data Sources - SOAN

    General Social Survey
    The General Social Survey (GSS) is an annual personal interview survey of U.S. households conducted by the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) and "is widely regarded as the single best source of data on societal trends". The first survey took place in 1972 and since then more than 35,000 respondents have answered over 2500 different questions. The website gives access to the data itself, as well as survey documentation, reports on methodological issues & uses of the data, quick downloads (by year), a bibliography and information on the variables.
    Pew Global Attitudes Project
    Reports on cross-cultural public opinion surveys and public data sets. Since its inception in 2001, the project has conducted 44 surveys. Survey reports from 2001-2006 are free and are easy to download. The 17 survey reports focus on U.S. image abroad, but include other topics related to globalization including computer use, democratic values, satisfaction with life, and religiosity. Original datasets (2001-2005) contain interviews of more than 100,000 people in 50 countries. Datasets and codebooks are available in SPSS format (with a .sav extension). If you do not have SPSS software, you can use it on any L&C Lab machine. Download data to the Desktop for easier access, then open .sav files in SPSS. (more info)
    Statistical Abstract of the United States
    Now included in ProQuest Statistical Insights. Choose 'related subscriptions' then Statistical Abstract. Contains a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Selected international data are also included. Print copy kept at Watzek Reference Desk. (more info)
    Statistical Insight (formerly LexisNexis Statistical)
    Includes statistics produced by the U.S. government, major international and intergovernmental organizations, and other sources. (more info)
    U.S. Census Bureau
    "One of the most user-friendly, high quality, and comprehensive web site maintained by any government agency," according to CHOICE. Primary data collected by the Census Bureau with private and commercial analysis of that data. Includes Statistical Abstract in its entirety going back to 1878 and the Historical Statistics of the U.S. 1790-1970. (more info)
    World Development Indicators
    The World Bank's premier annual compilation of data about development. (more info)
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