Category Archives: Sociology

“Education finance and policy” accessible via the UvA Library

Upon request from the Department of Sociology, the UvA Library has arranged a subscription to Education finance and policy. The journal, published by the MIT Press for the Association for Education Finance and Policy, aims to promote «understanding of the … Continue reading

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Digitization Dutch Sociological journals

Thanks to an initiative of the Nederlandse Sociologische Vereniging (Dutch Sociological Association), the archives of all major Dutch sociological journals have been digitized by the University of Groningen Library: the digitization has been completed in september. The online archives of … Continue reading

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American Journal of Cultural Sociology

As from January 1st – upon request from several staff members of the Cultural sociology programme group at the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR), the UvA Library has arranged a subscription to the American Journal of Cultural Sociology. … Continue reading

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Subscription to “Emerging trends in the social and behavioral sciences” extended

The subscription to Emerging trends in the social and behavioral sciences, started in 2015 upon a request by the Department of Sociology, has been extended for the current academic year. The Wiley resource, which has been intensively used by both … Continue reading

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SoCa Scripties uit het Oost-Indisch Huis

Na een vondst van Sociologie en Antropologie scripties op een zoldertje in het Oost- Indisch huis, hebben de afdelingen Antropologie en Sociologie in samenwerking met de bibliotheek en(!) vrijwilliger Pieter de Rooij deze scripties gedigitaliseerd (meer over de woelige geschiedenis … Continue reading

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Delayed open access: Longitudinal and Life Course Studies

Last june, upon request of Herman van de Werfhorst, professor of Sociology, the UvA-library has taken a subscription to LLCS Longitudinal and life course studies. Considering the journal’s policy of Delayed Open Access («the contents will be available in an … Continue reading

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UvA-Library and open access: Sociological Science

As from last march, the Library of the University of Amsterdam has become a member of the open access, scholarly journal Sociological Science, an «online, peer-reviewed, international journal for social scientists committed to advancing a general understanding of social processes … Continue reading

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Blogs in higher education: students’ examples from the UvA course Sport, culture & society (MA Sociology)

Last October I was very happy to accept the invitation of Nynke Kruiderink (ICT in Education at the College and Graduate School of Social Sciences) to help assist professor Ramón Spaaij (Special Chair of Sociology of Sport) with a new … Continue reading

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New in the UvA-library: Emerging trends in the social and behavioral sciences

With over 400 cross-referred essays drawn from anthropology, economics, political science, psychology and sociology, this new Wiley resource «promotes interdisciplinary and multi-layered awareness on key topics, [is] designed to grow organically with additional essays from relevant disciplines, […] [and] provides … Continue reading

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Tegen de armoedeval

Deze oudejaarsdag begon voor mij met het luisteren naar een radioprogramma waar mensen voor of tegen een bepaalde stelling kunnen stemmen en hun stem op de radio kunnen toelichten (Standpunt.nl). De stelling van vandaag luidde “2014 is een jaar dat we beter … Continue reading

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