Free Resources for Sociology

Archive.org
Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.
ACLS Humanities E-Book
Providing online access to over 5,000 core humanities titles chosen by scholars, the ACLS Humanities E-Book Collection supports remote research and learning worldwide.
Artstor Public Collection
Artstor Public Collection bring together media from top museums, archives, scholars, and artists, with a specialized suite of tools for teaching and learning with visual materials — all rights-cleared for education and research.
Book Boon
Book Boon provide students with free textbooks written by professors from the world’s top universities.
The Beinecke Library
The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and indeed the building that holds them, bring to fruition the thought and effort of generations of loyal alumni, scholars, and friends of the University.
Centre For Studies in Social Sciences Calcutta
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta (CSSSC) is a social science  and  humanities research and teaching institute in Kolkata.
Digital Scriptorium
Digital Scriptorium is a growing consortium of American libraries and museums committed to free online access to their collections of pre-modern manuscripts.
Digital Public Library of America
Materials from libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions across the country available to all in a one-stop discovery experience.
EBSCO Open Dissertation
EBSCO Open Dissertations now includes the content from American Doctoral Dissertations. It is a free database with records for more than 1.4 million electronic theses and dissertations from more than 320 universities around the world.
Europeana Collections
Europeana works with thousands of European archives, libraries and museums to share cultural heritage for enjoyment, education and research.
Gandhi Heritage Portal
A one-time authentic documentation of Gandhiji’s available writings was carried out meticulously, and conscientiously under the CWMG project of the Government of India in 1956.
Independent Voices : an Open Access of Alternative Press
Independent Voices is an open access digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals, drawn from the special collections of participating libraries.
Library Of Congress
The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office.
PDQT Open ( ProQuest Open Access Dissertation )
PQDT Open provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge. ProQuest quickly and easily locate dissertations and theses relevant to your discipline, and view the complete text in PDF format.
National Cultural Audio visual Archive
Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi is a premier institute set-up by the Government of India for research, documentation, preservation and dissemination of Indian arts and to provide a holistic understanding of Indian culture. A large volume of India’s cultural wealth, created in the last six decades, is stored in audiovisual form with various governmental and non-governmental institutions and private collections.
National Digital Library
National Digital Library of India (NDLI) is a virtual repository of learning resources which is not just a repository with search/browse facilities but provides a host of services for the learner community.
Open Research Library
The Open Research Library (ORL) is planned to include all Open Access book content worldwide on one platform for user-friendly discovery, offering a seamless experience navigating more than 14,000 Open Access books.
PDQT Open ( ProQuest Open Access Dissertation)
ProQuest Open Access Dissertations & Theses will remain freely available as part of a new and enhanced search experience at www.proquest.com
The Asiatic Society of Mumbai, Granth Sanjeevani
Granth Sanjeevani has over 20,000 books, newspapers, manuscripts, maps, journals, government publications and reports. Though the majority of books are in English, there are books in Sanskrit and other ancient and modern Indian languages and in European languages like Greek, Latin, Italian, German and French.
UNESCO open access Publications
The UNESCO Digital Library is a key tool for enabling UNESCO’s mission of building peace in the minds of people, in particular by “advancing the mutual knowledge and understanding, and encouraging cooperation among the nations in all branches of intellectual activity.
United Nations iLibrary
The United Nations iLibrary is the comprehensive global search, discovery, and viewing source for digital content created by the United Nations. Initially launched in 2015, the UN iLibrary was updated in December 2020 to incorporate new features such as an interface in all six official UN languages and a search feature by Sustainable Development Goals.