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Sociology: Basic Research Guide


Use Swem Library's print Reference Collection and online reference sources -- such as encyclopedias about sociology, gender topics, women's issues, ethnicity topics, and more -- to help you choose a topic and, once a topic is chosen, to gain an understanding of that topic's major concepts and significant authors.

Print reference books are shelved in Swem Library’s 1st Floor reference collection in the Ref HM through Ref HV call number areas.

Online reference books can be found in these databases: