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SOSIG: Social Science Information Gateway

The Web's premiere Social Science gateway has gotten even better, with a new interface and several other features that help users find quality social science research and education resources, hand-picked and described by librarians and subject specialists. The heart of SOSIG remains its excellent Internet catalog, which includes thousands of online resources, browseable or searchable by subject area. Within each section, resources are organized by subcategory and listed by type. Each section supplies information on its editor and a link to an extremely useful Subject Guide to conducting online research in that field. Visitors can find additional, uncataloged resources, using the Social Science Search Engine, which indexes a database of over 50,000 Social Science Webpages. SOSIG also helps users stay current, not only with their constantly updated list of new additions, but also with a new My Account feature. Integrated with SOSIG's Grapevine (reviewed in the April 7, 1998 Scout Report for Social Sciences), My Account lets users customize SOSIG and register for a free weekly email notification of new resources in their area of interest. Note: At time of publication, Scout's US mirror of SOSIG does not yet reflect these changes.
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  • https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2000/0303
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March 3rd, 2000
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April 3rd, 2003 at 4:22pm
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April 3rd, 2003 at 4:22pm
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