Sociology

Use this guide start your research on topics in the area of sociology.

Key databases

Databases are a good place to start searching for current research and online journal articles.

Journals

Database searching allows you to find articles from many journals, but you can also search within a specific journal. This will limit your results, but can be useful if your topic corresponds to the journal's focus.

Books

Ereference

Dictionaries and encyclopaediae are handy for gathering background information when you start researching a topic. They can help you clarify topics and identify related concepts and terms which you can use to develop a search strategy.

Websites

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Last reviewed: 6 February 2020