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Sociology: Guide Home

This is a research guide for Sociology courses for South College students.

Research Starter

Research Starter

Some strategies for conducting research include:

  • Consult reference databases and books for an overview of a topic or quick information.
  • Locate e-books and books from the library catalog for books with in-depth information.
  • Search journal databases and indexes for current research from journals.



Journal Collections

Individual Ebooks

Ebook Collections

Print books are listed in the library catalog.

In the Library of Congress shelving system, print books on sociology are likely to be shelved in the following sections:

  • H: Social sciences (General)
  • 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. Criminology


Public opinion polls

Social Issues


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James Gill
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