Social Sciences Virtual Library

Scholarly Societies for the Social Sciences

Councils, Federations, and Online Directories

  • American Council of Learned Societies
    [A major coalition of scholarly organizations in the United States. The web site offers a linked list of constituent learned societies and to other online scholarly resources.]
  • Associations on the Net: Social Sciences
    [Part of the guide provided by the Internet Public Library. A longer version of the page is even more useful.]
  • Humanities and Social Science Federation of Canada
    [An association of scholarly societies in Canada.]
  • Scholarly Societies Project
    [A set of links to a large number of professional organizations, arranged by discipline or subject-matter field. A service of the Scholarly Societies Project at the University of Waterloo (Canada).]
  • Social Science Research Council
    [The SSRC is an independent, nongovernmental, not-for-profit, international association devoted to the advancement of interdisciplinary research in the social sciences. It sponsors interdisciplinary workshops and conferences, fellowships and grants, summer training institutes, scholarly exchanges, and publications. There is a useful hyperlink index of funders, affiliated institutes, and other organizations.]
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
    [Reports on grant support, conferences, projects, and current research.]

Individual Organizations

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