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Sociology Research Guide

Books and Encyclopedias:

Look for these call numbers in the stacks!

HM 401-1281: Sociology, General

HM 461-473: Schools of Sociology

HM 621-656: Culture

HM 811-821: Deviant Behavior

HM 1001-1281: Social Psychology

Keywords: sociology, sociological, sociological terms, name of sociologist, community name, behavior name, name of theory, name of method

Oxford Reference Online Premium (VIVA) Oxford’s comprehensive online tool for research in a multitude of topics.


Journal Databases:

Academic Search Complete (Full Text) Comprehensive scholarly multi-disciplinary database.

Associates Programs Source (Full Text) Designed specifically for community colleges with sources pertinent to associate degree programs.

Dictionary of the Social Sciences (Oxford University Press)  An Oxford Reference Resource that breaks down social sciences to acquaint readers with each of its various fields.

Gale Virtual Reference Library A digital collection of reference materials on business, education, history, law, medicine, science, nations and the world, etc

Humanities International Complete Explore the Humanities from across the globe.

Oxford English Dictionary (OED) The world renowned OED, granddaddy of all dictionaries.

Oxford University Press Access to journals covering the Humanities, social sciences and sciences, most fulltext.

Oxford Reference Online Premium Oxford’s comprehensive online tool for research in a multitude of topics.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection Search for articles on Psychology and Behavioral Science.

Social Science Reviews (Full Text) Browse reviews on social science topics.

Social Text Duke University Press A Journal from the Duke University Press that covers a broad range of social questions including gender, sexuality, and cultural theory.

Sociological Abstracts Search abstracts about sociology and sociological issues.

Women’s Studies International Scholarship about women and feminism.


Newspaper Databases:

Access World News (RCC, Full Text) Search newspapers and magazines from across the country and through the decades.

Newspaper Source Plus (VIVA) National and international newspapers, TV and radios news transcripts.


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