• WWW Virtual Library: Asian Studies + Pacific Studies - Australian National University 
    Keeps track of thematic bibliographies in the field of social sciences, Asian-Pacific Studies and humanities. Goal is to compile a world-wide library of the best specialist research tools by tapping your expertise and knowledge about these resources, and in turn they wish to share them here as a cohesive collection with the internet community at large. Edited by: T. Matthew Ciolek. It ceased its publishing operations on Tuesday 25th January 2011.
  • Marxism Page
    Here you can download the marxist classics as plain text files, read introductions to marxist politics, find comtemporary marxist material, listen to the Internationale or search all the marxism pages. Editor: Rick Kuhn. Other marxism pages can be found here.




  • Sociology in China (SIC)
    Information related to sociological studies in the People's Republic of China. Editor: Professor Minjie Zhang, Director of Institute of Sociology at Zhejiang Academy of Social Sciences, Hangzhou, China.
  • China’s Sociology
    Presented by the Institute of Sociology, CASS (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences).


  • Socius
    References for Beginners and Dilettanti in Sociology and Social Studies (in Japanese). Edited by the homeless-minded-sociologist Kazuo Nomura. You can meet him on FacebookGoogle+, and Twitter.








Middle East


  • Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSC)
    A regional, independent, non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening social science research and knowledge production in the Arab world.


  • Social Sciences in Israel
    Directory of sites in social sciences in Israel. It includes links to departments, associations, journals, libraries, research centers, conferences, and publications in Israel.



  • DARE: Directory in Social Sciences
    An international social sciences directory offering worldwide references to research and training institutions, specialists, and periodicals. An information service from the UNESCO.
  • Encyclopedia of American Studies
    A guide to American studies resources on the internet. Created by: David Phillips.
  • H-Net - Humanities & Social Sciences - Michigan State Univ., USA 
    The site offers the H-Net List of Lists, a page containing over 75 scholarly discussion lists from H-Africa to H-World, as well as several humanities lists not affiliated with H-Net. In addition, H-Net includes: a Review Project with hundreds of book reviews that can be sorted by discussion list, author, reviewer, or date; a weekly Job Guide, and selected links to humanities and social science sites.
  • Librarians’ Index to the Internet | Social Sciences
    The site is hosted by Drexel University's College of Information Science & Technology, and a consortium of colleges and universities with programs in information science are involved in developing and maintaining the ipl2.
  • Progressive Sociologists Network (PSN)
    The goal of the PSN is to bring together sociologists from all over the world concerned with progressive issues and values such as: working class struggles, civil rights struggles, women's rights, racial and ethnic minorities' rights, community development, justice, ecological and environmental issues. PSN has an archive of working papers and published papers. The PSN has been founded by Martha E. Gimenez (University of Boulder).
  • Research Resources for the Social Sciences
    Editor: Craig McKie (Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario). A large collection links for sociologists and social scientists. The topics are: reference materials; content to browse; sociology and anthropology sources; news and journalism sources; psychology and psychopathology sources; law, law enforcement, and policing sources; women’s studies; political science sources; economics sources and more. Not updated since 1997.
  • Selected Internet Resources: Social Sciences
    A small guide presented by the Fong Sum Wood Library of the Lingnan University (Hong Kong).
  • Society Pages, The (TSP)
    An open-access social science project headquartered in the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota and supported by individual donors and publishing partner W.W. Norton & Company.
  • Sociolog, The
    A comprehensive guide to sociology on-line, edited by Julian Dierkes.
  • Sociological Tour Trough Cyberspace
    Michael Kearl (Trinity University, USA) takes you on a trip through Sociology as it exists on the Net. You won't be disappointed. He will show you that the cyberspace medium can truly be a 'theater of ideas'.
  • Sociology Cafe
    A place where you can interact with other sociology fanatics. Editor: Thom Hanford.
  • Sociology in Latin America
    The sociology page of Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC, University of Texas) seeks to bring together information pertinent to the field of sociology in Latin America and the Carribbean. The page includes resources from Latin American universities as well as other electronic resources of regional interest. Additionally, the page includes links from sub-fields: housing, population and demography, religion, and urbanization.
  • SocioWeb
    A searchable sociological resource center, structured in several categories. Editor: Mark Blair.
  • Software and Datasets for Sociology and Demography
    Editor: Adrian E. Raftery (Univ. of Washington).
  • Voice of the Shuttle
    A detailed and searchable guide to humanities en social sciences. Woven by: Alan Liu (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, USA).



Czech Republic

  • Social Trends
    An initiative of the Institute of Sociology (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic), Prague School of Social Studies (Mararyk University, Brno, Faculty of Macroeconomics and Public Administration (University of Economics, Prague), Center of Educational Policy (Pedagogical Faculty, Charles University, Prague). The main goal is the publication of representatively prepared bi-annual reports published first in Czech and then also in English. These reports will map the development of the country from economic, social, demographic, and political standpoints. English and Czech versions.



  • Calenda.org
    Information service that presents actual information on the social sciences in France. This calender of the social sciences is presented by revues.org.
  • Liens Socio
    A collection of French social sciences resources. An initiative of the CNED (Centre national d'enseignement à distance) and the sociology section of the ENS-LSH (Ecole normale supérieure Lettres & Sciences humaines de Lyon).
  • Sociopôle
    A collection of sociological resources in France. The site contains university departments, research centres, data bases, and electronic journals. It is maintained by the Center National de la Recherche (CNRS).


  • GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
  • LLEK Bookmarks Scientific Search Engines: Social Sciences
    A catalog of scientific resources and media worldwide but especially in German and English. It contains directories of social science journals; catalogs of scientific search engines; and additional starting points and sites of special interest. Browse by subject and region.



  • SURFnet
    General information network in the Netherlands.



United Kingdom

  • Sociology Central
    Resources for students and teachers of Sociology (pre-University level). Also includes extensive links and book reviews. Editor: Chris Livesey.

Web Rings


  • Cyberculture Webring
  • Sociology Ring, The 
    The Sociology Ring was started in order to connect the growing number of web sites dealing with the profession. Academic and clinical sociologists, sociology students (graduate or undergraduate), and others are welcome to join the ring. Your page should, however, possess at least some sociological content or relevance. It is a well-established ring that contains a large number of sites dedicated to Sociology. The Sociology Ring is run by Mark Forster.
  • WebRing: Sociology