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Sociology Subject Guide: Home

A pathfinder designed to educate people about sociology.

Electronic Resources

Academic Search Premier
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The world’s largest academic multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Premier provides full text for nearly 4,650 serials, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.

Web Resources

American Sociological Association
"As the national organization for sociologists, the American Sociological Association, through its Executive Office, is well positioned to provide a unique set of services to its members and to promote the vitality, visibility, and diversity of the discipline."

SocioWeb acts as a portal to sociology materials on the Internet, providing links to articles, online directories, surveys and statistics, as well as links to major university sociology departments.

The Socjournal

"The Socjournal aims to bring sociology to the world by providing blog space, regular columns, and academic reports designed to popularize and disseminate the fascinating world of sociological research."

Print Resources


Encyclopedia of sociology [electronic resource] / Edgar F. Borgatta, editor in chief New York, NY : Macmillan Reference USA, c2000.

International encyclopedia of the social sciences [electronic resource] / William A. Darity, Jr., editor in chief Detroit, MI : Macmillan Reference USA, c2008.