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Carolyn Cunningham
Social Sciences and Anthropology Librarian
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Find Background Info
Use these resources to find background information on topics in sociology.

Search for Articles using Databases
 Try combinations of your keywords in the following databases:

See All Sociology Databases

Check journal titles in Ulrich's for peer-reviewed (refereed) status (i.e. Social Forces, American Journal of Sociology)

Or cast a wide net and search across many books, journals, and other publications using scoUT:

Sociology Search

Find the Full Text of the Article
Sometimes the full text of the article is in the database - you may see links for "HTML Full Text" or "PDF Full Text." If it is not, you have two options to find the article:
  • Follow the  button to see if it is available in another database or in print in the library.
  • Search for the title of the journal (not the title of the article) in the Library Catalog or the Find a Journal page to see if it is available electronically or in print.
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