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Sociology : Home

A guide to online and print resources in sociology.

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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ASA Citation

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

Citations and Bibliographies Guide lists citation management software supported at the Library. Not sure which software to use? There's a comparison chart to help you decide!

Key Resources

Interdisciplinary Resources

  • Academic Search Complete--can format ciitations
    Use the Citation Format drop down to save your results in Turabian-Author Date, closest format to ASA citation style. 
  • Global Issues in Context---helpful in finding a topic--there are almost 700 topics to browse!

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Everyday Sociology Blog

Click on the graphic to get to the 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

Streaming Video Collections

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Academic Video Online (AVON) offers about 79,000 videos of interest to a broad range of disciplines, including topics such as social class, civil rights, the war in Ukraine.

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Kanopy provides a broad range of documentaries across the disciplines.  See especially the Anthropology, Law & Criminal Justice and Sociology areas.


Docuseek provides academic streaming source for social issue films and documentaries. Check the Subject list for film topics.