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Sociology 457 Research Guide: Sex and Society

Contact Librarian: Miriam Rigby,; 346-7202

Searching tips ...

  • Brainstorm about words that relate to your topic
  • Look for additional terms in the articles you find
  • Look at bibliographies and cited references to find more information on your topic

Finding Background Information:

  • We have many specialized encyclopedias - some online and many in print in the Knight Library Reference Section. Use the links above to find lists of some of the ones we have, or search the library catalog for more.

Finding Journal Articles:

  • Annual Reviews in Sociology are review articles on various topics in Sociology written by scholars. These articles are great ways to get an overview of research on a topic as well as a reliable source of citations to important scholarship.
  • Web of Science is an interdisciplinary index to articles in the sciences and social sciences, making it particularly useful for the multidisciplinary needs of Sociology researchers.

Created by rigby on Jun 18, 2012 Last updated Aug 24, 2015
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