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Sociology

This guide covers selected resources for Sociology research available through the Wolfgram Library.

Welcome to the Sociology LibGuide

Sociology is the scientific study of human social behavior, human association, and the results of social activities.

Within this LibGuide you will find a collection of recommended sociology related resources available in the Wolfgram collection, along with information on locating materials not found in our collections.


Use the tabs to navigate the different library resources and to find more information about these topics:

  • Research Databases: Access specific databases for finding articles best suited for Sociology research.
  • Popular Journals: Find the most frequently accessed Sociology journals in our collection.
  • Print Books & eBooks: Identify books with information on Sociology topics accessible through the Wolfgram Library.
  • Reference: Tools for finding Sociology information in a variety of formats.
  • Web Resources: Find information in web-based information resources.
  • Citations Management
  • Style Guide

... in addition to research tips on:

  • Boolean Operators
  • Cited Reference Searching
  • APA Style Guide
  • Evaluating Blogs for academic research
  • Evaluating Web Resources
  • Scholarly vs. Non-Scholarly
  • Using Wikipedia or Twitter for academic research.
  • Types of Sources (Primary, Secondary, Access Tools)

OFF Campus Users NOTE: Some resources located within this guide will require you to login using the barcode from your Widener ID card or Library Research Card.