Sociology: Getting Started
Databases for Background Information
Online Sociology Reference Works
Click the links below to search these online reference books--excellent sources of background information in Sociology:
Print Sociology Reference Works
A sample of the most recent print reference books in Sociology in the library's collection. Clicking on a link will provide more information on the title.
The Research Process
Follow these steps in finding sources and writing a research paper:
- Choose and refine your topic.
- Find background information on your topic.
- Prepare to search by selecting what types of materials to search and what search terms to use.
- Find the information.
- Evaluate what you find and revise as necessary.
- Cite what you use.