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Social Science Research: Sociology

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The JCC Library offers good resources for research in the area of sociology, whether you can come to the library or can only connect online


  • Print Books


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         Print books on sociology are found in the HM - HV section of the library.


   HM         Sociology (General)


   HN         Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform


   HQ         The family. Marriage. Women


   HT          Communities. Classes. Races


   HV          Social pathology. Social and public welfare


E-books for sociology

Use Search Almost Everything to look up full text e-books. Follow these  instructions for logging into e-books.

There are also some good reference e-books available through the JCC databases.

Below are just a sample of the many excellent e-books on sociology that you can access online.

Articles from JCC databases

Here are suggested databases for sociology research. In addition, several other general topic databases may also provide good sociology resources.


Below are just a few suggestions for good websites for sociology research. There are many very good websites out there, and and also many not-so-good websites. Remember to evaluate any website that you use for research! Your work is only as good as the resources that you choose to use. The list below was compiled by librarian Elizabeth Fox of South Dakota State University and used with her permission.

Sociological Theory

These are a few of the websites on sociological theory. Although they have been reviewed by a librarian, you still need to evaluate the information you get from them.

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