Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Sociology : Home

A guide to online and print resources in sociology.


Citation Management Workshops! 

Information about workshops is available on the Citations and Bibliographies Guide

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     (scroll down to get to the Table of Contents for ASA)
Information on the ASA resource

Interdisciplinary Resources

  • Academic Search Complete--can format ciitations
    Use the Citation Format dropdown 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 over 600 topics to browse!

picture of search on ProQuest

Scholarly, Academic, Peer-Reviewed Journals

Types of Periodicals

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

Picture of TYPE and description of journal

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

picture of Academic Search example

Your Librarian

Profile Photo
Christine Oka
270 Snell Library
(617) 373-3316

Library Search Tools because. . .

Try this single search bos option at Google Scholar@NU

Scholar OneSearch

Scholar OneSearch button

 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

Everyday Sociology Blog

Click on the graphic to get to the blog!​

button for Everyday sociology blog

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

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

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