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SOC - Sociology and Social Sciences (WO)


Searching Sociology Databases

The best database for sociology is SocINDEX with Full Text, but you may also want to add specialized databases to your search:

  • Women’s Studies International
  • Family Studies Abstracts
  • LGBTQ+ Source
  • Race Relations Abstracts
  • Urban Studies Abstracts
  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection
  • Violence & Abuse Abstracts

Click the SocINDEX link above, then [Choose Databases].


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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session, you should be able to:

  • Design an effective search strategy to make research easier and more productive.
  • Navigate library resources to find relevant books, articles, and information.
  • Evaluate the quality of the information you find.
  • Know when and how to cite sources.