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Sociology: Getting Started

Begin your research with the best resources recommended by the subject librarian for sociology. Here you will find the specialized databases, indexes, and reference works for the scholarly literature in sociology.

Reference Sources

Items in the Reference collection -- particularly subject encyclopedias -- are great starting points for your research. Encyclopedia articles offer concise overviews of a topic, summaries of key research in a particular discipline, and often include a bibliography which can serve as a starting list of sources for your project.

Subject Encyclopedias & Dictionaries