International Social Science Council (ISSC), has the mission of advancing the social sciences – their quality, novelty and utility – in all parts of the world.
The Society for Social Studies of Science (4s), is a nonprofit, professional association. It was founded in 1975 and has an international membership of over 1200. The objective of 4S is to bring together those interested in understanding science, technology, and medicine, including their social contexts.
The Video Ethnography Laboratory was established at LSU as a resource for graduate teaching and video ethnographic research. The VE Lab also maintains a tape backup facility (LTO-5) for the Louisiana State Museum for digital archiving.
Journal of Video Ethnography, a peer-reviewed journal of films.
VISUAL ETHNOGRAPHY is dedicated to research on the production and use of images and audio-visual media in the socio-cultural practices.