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American Psychological Association
“The American Psychological Association, in Washington, D.C., is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States…APA works to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people's lives.”
American Social History Online
This web site from a history organization and research center at The City University of New York, has an array of materials including panel discussions on topics related to the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, student oral histories of farm work during WWII and the effects of the McCarthy era on the student newspaper, and resources for history teachers such as speeches and political cartoons.
Civil Rights History Project
From the Library of Congress
"Actions and events discussed in the interviews include the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963), the Albany Movement (1961), the Freedom Rides (1961), the Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965), the Orangeburg Massacre (1968), sit-ins, voter registration drives in the South, and the murder of fourteen year old Emmett Till in 1955, a horrific event that galvanized many young people into joining the freedom movement."
Muckety: Exploring the Paths of Power and Influence
“Mapping connections of the rich, famous, & influential”, Muckety maps make visual the relationships between people and organizations.
Website of the magazine which contains popular articles about psychology.
"Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian is the world's largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park, and nine research facilities." The Cultural Centers and Exhibitions sections appear most helpful.
Social and Demographic Trends
“The Pew Research Center’s Social & Demographic Trends project studies behaviors and attitudes of Americans in key realms of their lives, including family, community, health, finance, work and leisure” Browse the topics page or search for one in particular. The topics page search bar allows searching of actual survey questions, listed topics, or the entire site.
A page of social history sites from the Teachers section of the Library of Congress website.
Web sites reviewed by Choice and/or the KCC Librarians.
Databases for Social Science, Psychology, & Sociology
On the Shelves of the KCC Library
Drunk Tank Pink by
Call Number: BF 636 .A48 2014
Publication Date: 2014-02-25
Parting Ways by
Call Number: BF789 .D4 C37 2011
Publication Date: 2011-04-10
Call Number: GV 715 .M37 2012
Publication Date: 2012-08-31