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Sociology -- Resources & Services (Main Library)

The Sociology Resources Portal provides links to a wide range of resources to facilitate course work, scholarship and career development.

Contents --- Article Databases

  • Core Sociology Research Literature Databases
    • Though SocINDEX is the primary database for the sociological research literature, the other databases in this list include a significant volume of research related to the field of sociology.
  • Additional Databases Relevant to the Sociology Research Literature
    • These databases also include a significant volume of research related to sociology, but often the research literature in these database are from other disciplines or from very general research literature databases.
  • EndNote and RefWorks
    • These citation & reference management tools can be a critical asset in the management of the resources you find in the research literature databases.

Core Sociology Literature Databases

These are the core databases for the sociological research literature.  SocINDEX is listed first; the remainder of the databases are listed alphabetically.

Additional Databases Relevant to the Sociology Research Literature

The following research literature databases are not singularly focused on the discipline of sociology.  However, they frequently contain relevant literature for the discipline of sociology, and frequenty the articles on sociologically related topics in these databases are NOT covered in the "core" sociology databases.

For a complete list of the UC Libraries' databases, please see the A-Z List of Databases.

EndNote or RefWorks

Citation and reference management tools provide indispensable research support for the electronic collection and management of references (including full text), and these tools facilitate the production of in-text citations, footnotes and bibliographies (for over 6,000 different style guides) in research papers and manuscripts.  Click the links below to learn more.



EndNote OR RefWorks -- Why and which tool is right for you?

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