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Research Methods in Sociology


You will be able to ...

  • anticipate challenges associated with your research question.
  • generate a search strategy based on your search question.
  • use basic and advanced search strategies (fielded, proximity, Cited by) to find useful information.
  • gain an awareness of additional search tools applicable to Sociology questions.

Accessing Full-Text

Click Get it at UC to easily find the full-text of a resource. 

If we do not have it full-text in our collection, you will have an option to Request the item through Interlibrary Loan (ILL) at no cost to you.

Get it at UC button

Note: During fall 2021, you may still see the UC-eLinks button instead of Get it at UC.  Both buttons are designed to connect you to information sources.

Access Library Resources from Off Campus

The VPN allows you to connect to the library's online articles and eBooks from off campus.

Visit to download the VPN.


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Sociological Abstracts Video Tutorial

This video presents an Introduction to using Sociological Abstracts. Created by Utah State University Libraries (2.30)

Introduction: From Idea to Library

North Carolina State University (NCSU) Libraries, 2:28

Library Instructor

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Elizabeth Salmon
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