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Sociology: Finding Resources

This guide was designed to start your research in the field of Sociology.

Finding Books and E-Books

 

Advanced Search

Search here for library books on your topic.

Electronic books are accessed through the SearchUp Catalog. In a list of results they are identified by "Available Online" underneath the title, publisher, and publication date.

  • Click on the title in the results list. This opens the record for the book.
  • Click on the link under "View Online" in the record.

 

Physical books will be classified under "Held by Library."

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SearchUp Tutorial / How to Find Books and eBooks

 

Requesting Physical Books to Check Out

 

 

Remember the library collects a variety of books for different perspectives, including historical.

Be sure to look at the publication date of any books you use!

Generally, books within the last 5-7 years are most current. However, check with your professor if you are unsure or have questions.

Search Strategies

Finding Articles

SOCIOLOGY DATABASES

GENERAL DATABASES

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Finding Databases

 

Finding Articles Using SearchUp 

 

Sample Database Tutorial

(this video is just to get a general idea on how databases may look and work) 

 

 

Web Resources