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Sociology: Sociology Research Guide

Finding journal articles

UIC Library provides hundreds of specialized databases -- one good starting strategy is to make the most of the strengths and weaknesses of two:

Another option to find related articles is the "Cited Reference Search" in Web of Science.

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Key background resources

Social data & polls

Other Useful Resources

UIC Liaison Librarian for Sociology: Tell me about your research, I can help!

UIC Library accounts

Quotable Quotes

"When the intellectual going gets tough, the tough become social scientists." -- Earl R. Babbie. 2010. The Practice of Social Research. 12th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Cengage, 127.

"The well-trained sociologist may brave the rigors of the field or confront the most recalcitrant interviewees, but quail before the library." -- Barney G. Glaser and Anselm L. Strauss. 1967. The Discovery of Grounded Theory: Strategies for Qualitative Research. Chicago: Aldine, 163.