General research guide for the field of Sociology

Contents of this Guide

This is a guide to doing sociology research in Gould Library.  It only scratches the surface of resources available to students doing research here, but aims to point you to the most useful tools and places to get started. 

If you have any questions about this guide or using the library's collections for anthropology research, contact the Research/IT Desk or Kristin Partlo, the sociology librarian.


Some Current Sociology Articles

Here are some of the most recent sociology articles included in the Academic Search Premier database. 


Sociological News -- Contexts Blog

Contexts is a quarterly magazine aiming to bring current sociological research to a broader audience.  Here are the most recent entries in the various blogs at


General Research Resources

Here are some shortcuts to important library resources.

Bibliography and Scholarly Reference

As you do more advanced research in a field, disciplinary specialized resources become increasingly useful for identifying relevant books and articles. Listed below are some of Kristin's favorite tools for finding bibliographies on major sociological topics. 

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