Evaluation, Methods, and Policy

This page contains helpful resources related the study of medical sociology and the COVID-19 pandemic in North Carolina. Other helpful resources may be found in the general subject guides for Criminology and Sociology. 

Semester and Year: 
Fall 2021
Course number: 
Ternes, Brock

Starting Points: Databases

Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA)

ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts on the Web is an indexing and abstracting tool covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations, social work, and education. Updated monthly, ASSIA provides a comprehensive source of social science and health information for the practical and academic professional.

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Official website for U.S. federal legislative information. Provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. Usually updated the morning after session adjourns.

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Census Data - census.data.gov

Search for data from the Census.

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Sage Journals Online

Communication Studies, Criminology, Computer Science, Education, Health Sciences, Management & Organization Studies, Materials Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Business, Humanities, Science and Technology, and Social Work. Includes Sage Journals Backfiles 1999-2009.

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Elsevier Journal collection covering the sciences, business, child development, computer science, clinical research, economics, history, hospitality, industrial technology, library and information science, physical education and health, psychology, social work, sociology, and tourism.

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Social Science Database

This database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work and sociology. Includes over 1000 titles, with the majority available in full text. Part of ProQuest Central.

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Sociology Database

This database covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, religion, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction, and more. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts. As well as hundreds of full text scholarly journals, the database also includes over 500 recent full-text doctoral dissertations on sociology. Part of ProQuest Central.

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North Carolina Resources

NC Health Info

Resource provides information on topics like health conditions, low and no-cost treatment options, and where to find providers and services in North Carolina.

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North Carolina News Sources

North Carolina News Sources is a collection of more than 190 media sources from across the state,  including the Wilmington Star News, the Charlotte Observer, and the Raleigh News & Observer.

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This site provides an online encyclopedia containing articles covering a broad spectrum of topics, as well as resources about North Carolina, including: historical time periods; biographies; counties and government; geography and environment; business and economy; historical places and monuments; natural resources and natural heritage; and others. NCpedia also includes thousands of images.

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Criminology Librarian

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