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Sociology Research Guide


This guide is designed to assist students enrolled in Sociology courses with locating Library resources for their research paper assignments. The guide is organized into steps that cover the basic research process: identifying a topic, locating relevant sources, and citing sources used to write the paper. For general research assistance other than Sociology, view the links listed under Research Tools.

Subject keyword search terms related to Sociology include:

Applied sociology • Assimilation • Communication • Educational sociology • Ethnic relations • Family • Friendship • Hegemony • Interpersonal relations • Marriage • Mass society • Population • Social psychology • Social structure • Societies • Sociology, rural • Sociology, urban • (Refer to the glossary in your textbook for other subject keywords).