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SOCI 100 (Mathur)

Best Databases for Sociology

Databases for Browsing & Searching

Look for "Browse (topic, issue)" or "List" on the menus of databases listed below:

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  • Use a variety of keyword combinations when searching
  • Limit to full-text and scholarly articles
  • Try searching with examples
  • Not finding anything? Try simplifying your search to the most important terms only
  • Look at the subject headings
  • Add "sociology" to your search terms to limit to sociology related material
  • Try different databases
  • Email yourself good articles

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