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Sociology: Getting Started

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The resources on this page are Preus-Certified as great places to start for research in Sociology. 

Additional and more advanced resources are available from other tabs of this guide.

Start with Reference

Reference sources will help you narrow your research focus and will uncover keywords and concepts to use in your search. 

Below is a representative list of print Reference sources (found on the main floor of the library) and links to online Reference sources.

Print Reference Sources

Specialized dictionaries, encyclopedias, and subject bibliographies can be helpful in choosing and narrowing a topic. Reading in the specialized reference materials introduces background information and can provide key concepts or keywords to use in your search.

Subject Guide

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Lindy Moeller

Online Reference Sources

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