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Library Research and Resources for Sociology
Last Updated: Aug 29, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Research Quick Start: Sociology

For more resources, see the Find Books and Find Journal Articles pages.

  • Sociological Abstracts
    International selection of sociology and related social science journals, plus conference papers, books and dissertations.
  • Web of Knowledge (Web of Science)
    Tip: To increase the relevancy of results, limit your search to the Social Sciences Citation Index using the check boxes below the search field.
  • ProQuest Sociology
    A Sociology focused full-text database with many ASA publications.
  • Inter-Library Loan
    Request books and articles not available through USC Libraries.

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Statistics & Data *
by Katharin Peter - Last Updated Aug 21, 2014
Social science numeric sources available through the USC Libraries and on the Internet.
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Organizing Your Social Sciences Research Paper
by Robert Labaree - Last Updated Oct 30, 2014
The purpose of this guide is to provide advice on how to develop and organize a research paper in the social sciences.
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Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Policies & Procedures
by Gabriel Vincent - Last Updated Sep 2, 2014
USC Libraries' Inter-Library Loan and Document Delivery service (IDD).
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Research Assistance

    • Sociology Librarian
      Email the sociology librarian, Carolyn Caffrey Gardner (, to request an appointment.
    • Doheny Library Reference Desk Hours
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