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Library resources for Sociology students.


Research Guides

Exploring Research and Statistical Methods

The books and websites on this page can help you understand, design, and do research in Sociology.

If you need more information, try searching our catalog using terms like:

  • social research methods
  • social sciences methodology
  • statistics sampling
  • social surveys.
Looking for Examples of Research?

The place to find actual pieces of original research (empirical studies) is in journal articles. They will include examples of different research methodologies.

Find journal articles by searching our Journal Databases.


Reference Sources

Print reference books can be found in the Reference Section, near the Learning Commons on the first level of the library.