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Sociology : Home

A guide to online and print resources in sociology.

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Citation Management Workshops! 

Registration is now available for the spring citation management workshops

The workshops cover skills in utilizing these tools: Endnote, RefWorks, Zotero, Mendeley. There is also a general Introduction to Citation Management workshop to help you choose the best tool for you. These tools make it easier to create your bibliography and keep track of your references. 


Key Resources

Quick Tips for ASA Style from the American Sociological Association
ASA Style by the Purdue OWL     
Information on the ASA resource

Interdisciplinary Resources

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Scholarly, Academic, Peer-Reviewed Journals

Types of Periodicals

Have a journal title? Check Ulrich's Web to identify TYPE of journal.

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Many databases also identify academic publications.  Academic Search Complete example:

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NOTE: use the Citation Format dropdown in Academic Search Premier to save your results in Turabian-Author Date, closest format to ASA citation style. Check the Purdue Owl ASA citation style and the ASA website for ASA Quick Tips for ASA Style

Everyday Sociology Blog

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Conversations among sociologists around the United States about everyday sociology. Most contributors teach sociology.

Your Librarian

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Christine Oka
270 Snell Library
(617) 373-3316

Library Search Tools because. . .

Scholar OneSearch

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 provides simple, one-stop searching for books, articles, digital media, e-resources, government publications, and more.

Local Northeastern collections and global resources may be discovered through Scholar OneSearch; many items available are available in full-text online.

There is another single search option at Google Scholar@NU

ASA Citation

 Check the Purdue Owl ASA citation style and the ASA website for ASA Quick Tips for ASA Style

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Visit the GIS and Data Visualization subject guide for more information and contacts!

Finding Sociology Materials in Snell Library in the stacks or online

For print and e-books in sociology at Snell Library, search Scholar OneSearch (and use the Library Catalogs dropdown option) or browse the library catalog, by author, title, or keyword. 

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Or, walk and browse the collection on the 3rd floor by call number for Social Sciences, or more specifically, Sociology.

HM401-1281 Sociology (General)

HM435-477 History of sociology. History of sociological theory
     HM461-473 Schools of sociology. Schools of social thought 

HM481-554 Theory. Method. Relations to other subjects 
HM621-656 Culture
HM661-696 Social control
HM701 Social systems
HM706 Social structure

HM711-806 Groups and organizations
     HM756-781 Community
     HM786-806 Organizational sociology. Organization theory

HM811-821 Deviant behavior. Social deviance
HM826 Social institutions
HM831-901 Social change

HM1001-1281 Social psychology 
     HM1041-1101 Social perception. Social cognition Including perception of the self and others,                                                                        
prejudices, stereotypes
     HM1106-1171 Interpersonal relations. Social behavior HM1176-1281 Social influence. Social pressure

NOTE: Check Social Sciences for related subjects, such as commerce, economic theory, family, social class, race and communities.