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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 ebooks and books with in-depth information in the library collection.
  • Search journal databases and indexes for current research from journals.


Individual Ebooks

Ebook Collections

Print Books

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


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