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This is a guide to finding resources in the field of sociology.

Getting Some Background

The library has many useful encyclopedias and handbooks that can be helpful for getting some background and context on your research topic. These include works such as the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, Concise Encyclopedia of Sociology, Encyclopedia of Social Theory, Concise Encyclopedia of Comparative Sociology, Education and Sociology: An Encyclopedia, 21st Century Sociology: A Reference Handbook, International Handbook of Sociology, The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Methods, and Principles of Sociological Inquiry-Qualitative and Quantitative Methods. 

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Best Bets for Finding Sociology Articles

Best Bets for Finding Sociology Journals

Many academic journals that were previously available in print can now be found online by clicking the E-Journals A-Z link below. The TTU Libraries also hold a number of print journals, which can be found by clicking the LIbrary Catalog link below.