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Where to Start - Sociology Research

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Sociology Research Guide

Search the library catalog and subject specific databases simultaneously in the box below.

Sociology Discovery @ Tarleton Libraries

Article databases

For more focused research, use one of the recommended databases listed below.

Academic Search Complete


Annual Reviews

CQ Researcher

Credo Reference


Project Muse

Philosophers Index with Full Text




MORE: A to Z Database List
Databases Descriptions

Books, periodicals, videos, etc.

Tarleton State University Libraries Catalog

Tarleton Libraries offer a wide variety of research materials covering this specific subject. Search the catalog for books, government reports, journal titles, videos, cds, etc. Key word searching is available.

You can also locate research materials by browsing specific call number ranges on the shelves. Some relevant call number ranges include: HM

Can’t find what you need in the catalog?  Ask a Librarian (in person, email, or call (254) 968-9249.  

eJournals  Check Full Text Finder


Dissertations and theses

Dissertations and Theses - Full Text (Proquest)

Professional Journals

Journal of Sociology

Journal of Social Studies Research

Social Science Journal

Sociological Methods and Research

Sociological Quarterly

The Sociological Review


Get Help

Christy Tabors

Christy Tabors
Reference Department - Office 110
phone: 254-968-1898

Additional Help:

LC Call Number Area

[HM401-1281] - Sociology

Featured Ebook

sociology ebook

A Historical Sociology of Childhood: Developmental Thinking, Categorization and Graphic Visualization, by Andre Turmel

Writing/ Citation Help

Writing Center: 
Directors: Ms. Alice Newsome and Mr. Ben Sword

Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00am-4:00PM

O.A. Grant, 210


Purdue OWL


Chicago Manual of Style Online

Interlibrary Loan

If you need items that the library does not own, request them through Interlibrary Loan.

(254) 968-9660.