Social Science Essentials Collection

About This Product:

From research methods to social theory, this curated collection assists sociology students as they learn about the structure of human society and the myriad challenges communities face. Titles from world-class publishers like University of California Press, SAGE, and Springer Publishing Company provide broad coverage of this expansive field, while still allowing users to delve into specific and in-depth research around their areas of interest.

Credo Essentials Collections offer access to award-winning, notable, and peer-acclaimed reference content. Available collections cover dozens of in-demand subjects and are curated by Credo. Each are seamlessly updated as new editions publish and new content is licensed. Content is regularly refreshed to ensure continued relevance. Credo Essentials Collections are full text and searchable alongside the content on the Credo research platform.

Features:

  • Content updates: Social Science Essentials Collection titles are seamlessly updated and weeded for your convenience. 
  • Citation management: With the Social Science Essentials Collection, users can conveniently cite entries in MLA, Chicago, APA, and Harvard formats. 
  • Embeds: The Social Science Essentials Collection allows users to embed entries in their school’s learning management system, virtual learning environment or other guides/websites. Any entry may be embedded, including those with images, audio, or videos. 
  • Permalinks: The Social Science Essentials Collection’s record URLs make it easy for researchers to return to previously viewed pages, and allow users to create “custom collections on the fly.”
  • Integration options: Social Science Essentials Collection content can be embedded into LibGuides or any LMS that supports iFrame, including Canvas, D2L, Moodle, and Blackboard.
  • Google Drive integration: Users can save Social Science Essentials Collection entries to Google Docs via Google Authenticator or through their personal Gmail accounts.
  • Export entries: Users can print, save as a PDF, or email Social Science Essentials Collection entries simply and conveniently. 
  • Responsive design: The Social Science Essentials Collection’s platform ensures a smooth user experience on any type of device.  
  • Accessible content: Audio files and dictation of text content (downloadable in MP3 format) improve accessibility and provide different avenues for students to absorb information. 
  • Translations: Text content is translated into 60+ languages. 

Topics:

  • Aging
  • Animal Studies
  • Cultural Sociology
  • Research Methods
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Theory
  • Social Work
  • Urban Sociology
  • Work

In an effort to curate the very best content for each collection, notable awards and recommendations are used to guide our selection process. Several titles in each collection have been distinguished in the following lists: 

  • Booklist Editors’ Choice
  • Choice Community College Recommendation
  • Choice Community College Top 75
  • Choice Outstanding Academic Title (OAT)
  • Library Journal Best Reference
  • Resources for College Libraries (RCL) 
  • Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

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