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This sociology library guide will help you find scholarly resources, statistics, databases, and citation help.


This Subject Guide covers a large breadth of resources that you can use to research sociology and sociology-related topics. 

In "Finding Books" you will find links to a variety of resources to help you look for sociological research. 

"Journals & Websites" include credible websites, news feeds, and professional organizations focused on Sociology. 

"Databases" is a list of peer-reviewed article repositories (Databases) that include resources on Sociology topics. 

The "Citation" page includes all the information you need to create a bibliography and properly cite your sources. 

Click on the "Help" page for tutorials, writing help, and research help. 

Using the Forsyth Library Catalog

Use this video to learn how to search for books, articles, and other resources using the various features of the Search Everything tool on the library homepage:

  • Using Search Everything
  • Citation generation tool
  • Permalink tool
  • Save search results to My Account

How to Embed This Tutorial in Blackboard:

  1. Select and copy (Ctrl+C) all of the following Embed Code text:
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  2. In Blackboard, create and name an Item (or any other Blackboard tool that includes the standard Text Editor) 
  3. Click the HTML button at the bottom right of the Tool Buttons to open the HTML editor 
  4. Paste (Ctrl+V) the embed code within the HTML window and click Update and Submit. 

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