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Sociology: Find Articles and more

Library resources for the study of sociology

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What is a Scholarly Journal?

A scholarly journal publishes authoritative research articles by academics or experts in a discipline. The articles usually undergo peer-review, that is they are evaluated by other experts before publication.

For more on the different types of periodicals:

Distinguishing Scholarly from Non-Scholarly Periodicals: A Checklist of Criteria from Cornell University Library


Scholarly Journals vs. Popular Magazines Chart from Duke University Libraries

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Using Sociological Abstracts

Proquest Guide to Sociological Abstracts

Use this guide for complete search and access to content in Sociological Abstracts

ASA Citation quick guide