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Sociology: Getting Started

Print and electronic resources for the study in Sociology.

Encyclopedias

Dictionaries

Starting Your Research

Here are some tips that will help get you started.

 

First things first, decide on a topic. Once decided, you will need to create a research question. Derive search terms using synonyms of that topic. Start using a general database [like the one below]. Try searching in a specific electronic journal. When you have questions, ask a librarian.

Creating Search Terms

News

RSS feed of Sociology articles in the NY Times.

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Podcasts

Hidden Brain from NPR

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Invisibilia from NPR

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