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SOCI 201 - Introduction to Sociology - Jacobson

Sociology Databases

The following library databases are excellent resources for finding journal articles containing reports of sociological research studies (original research). Remember to look out for the terminology and features typically found in these reports: Method; Sample; Charts & Graphs; Results; Discussion; and References. You can also find magazine articles in Academic Search Premier and the Social Sciences (Proquest).

Recommended Databases for Sociology Topics

SocINDEX with Full Text

Sociology, social work, human services, criminal justice, anthropology, and cultural studies. Peer-reviewed journals, magazines, book chapters and conference proceedings.

Social Sciences (ProQuest)

Scholarly, peer-reviewed articles in anthropology, criminology, cultural studies, human services, sociology, political science and public welfare.

Communication and Mass Media Complete

Articles from scholarly journals, magazines and book chapters, in topics of communication, mass media and related fields of cultural studies, film studies, marketing and business.

Sage Journals Online

Peer-reviewed articles from scholarly journals in business, engineering, medicine, humanities, and social sciences.

EBSCOhost

Academic Search Complete

Articles from scholarly journals, magazines and newspapers covering every area of academic study and news.

Not finding what you need?

If your topic might also be covered in another subject-specialized database, here are some other ideas for places to go:

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