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Welcome to the Erickson Library's Sociology subject guide. You'll find tabs at the top that will lead you to additional information with print and online resources.

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Sociology Background Information
Citation Help
Your instructor will let you know which citation style you should use for your assignment. Purdue OWL offers introductory guides to various styles:

Purdue OWL: AMA for print or AMA for online

Purdue OWL: APA formatting and style guide (7th Edition)

Purdue OWL: Chicago Manual of Style

Purdue OWL: MLA formatting and style guide
 
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Sociology Databases
Keyword Search Tips
1. Break down your topic into smaller concepts and identify synonyms
2. Use and to combine keywords
3. Use or to expand your results
4. Use "quotation marks"  to search keywords as a phrase
5. Use an asterik* to search multiple endings
Journals in Print
These journal titles are located in the Periodicals section of the Erickson Library.

Contexts
Peer-reviewed and published quarterly, offers a smartly written, thought-provoking take on modern life in our communities. It's an indispensable guide to understanding our dynamic society. An official pubblication of the ASA.

Social Problems
Research publication that covers many areas of sociology including conflict and change; crime and juvenile delinquency, health and mental health; poverty, class, and inequality among other current issues.
What is an OER?
Informational Websites
APA Faq's
Answers to general questions about APA style

EasyBIB
Generate citations in MLA, APA & Chicago formats for your bibliography

InfoPlease: Selected Activists and Reformers
Biographies of a varied list of social activists and reformers