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This guide provides descriptions of commonly used library resources for sociological research.
Last Updated: Apr 14, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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This guide gives an overview of materials and resources available at NYU Libraries for research in sociology. There are other guides to more specific areas listed to the left.

Use the tabs above for help finding background information, articles, and more.


Ready to jump in? Here are the top 4 things to know about starting your research in sociology:

Article literature is expansively indexed by 2 core databases.

    • SocINDEX offers coverage from many subdisciplines of sociology.

Get background information by using a reference work in the field such as The Concise Encyclopedia of Sociology or International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences. 

Managing all the materials you find from various sources using a tool like RefWorks to save, organize, and format all your citations.

Ask me when you get stuck! I'm here to help you with your research needs, just use one of the contact modes to the right to get help.

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Jill Conte, Librarian for Sociology, Psychology, and Gender & Sexuality Studies
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Bobst Library, Mezzanine
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