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SOCL 1101- 02 Introduction to Sociology

The Introduction to Sociology Course Guide provides links and information about library research tools and services.

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Library Resources


Databases A - Z


Selected Resources to Help Define Your Terms


Additional Reference Tools include:

  • Sage Research Methods -- an online collection of information (handbooks, articles, videos) that support researchers looking for the best methods to use in their research

    Did someone mention surveys? Search surveys and filter results to sociology:

    search result page from Sage Research Methods on surveys and results filtered by discipline sociology


Suggested Article Databases

  • Academic Search Complete
    Does not search like Google, but provides a number of filters to focus your search. Unexpected benefit--there are no secrets--you can see similar searches made earlier. Sometimes that will also help your search strategy!

    sample search in Academic Search Complete showing similar searches from the past
  • Communications and Mass Media Complete-- has the same interface as Academic Search Complete but content focuses on online communication, media and business.