- Sociological Abstracts
Indexes scholarly journals in the field of sociology and related subject areas. Includes abstracts of journal articles.
Indexes scholarly journals and reports from government and private agencies in the field of education and related subject areas. Includes abstracts of journal articles and reports.
- Social Services Abstracts
Indexes scholarly journals in the field of social work, human services and related subject areas. Includes abstracts of journal articles.
Indexes scholarly journals in the field of psychology and related subject areas. Includes abstracts of journal articles.
Please contact your librarian for further database recommendations or consult the Library's subject guide for sociology.
- Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology
Examples: See definitions of variables, multivariate analysis and correlation.
- Sage Reference Online
Online collection of Sage encyclopedias. Includes titles such as the Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics and the Sage Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods.
Examples: See definitions of variable, dependent variable and independent variable.
For more subject specific encyclopedias click here.
Dissertations & Theses Full Text
A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses with full text available from 1997 on.
- The Library's online catalog
A catalog of library holdings worldwide. WorldCat will indicate any local library holdings and also offers an inter-library loan request option.
- E-Z Borrow and Interlibrary Loan
Interlibrary loan is available for books and journals that are not owned by Falvey. EZ-Borrow is usually faster than interlibrary loan, since the books come from a local library network. EZ-Borrow can be used for books that the Library owns, but that are currently checked out by somebody else.
- Writing Literature Reviews: A Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
3rd floor, Falvey Library: H61.8 .G3 1999
- The Sociology Student Writer's Manual
3rd edition, 2002
1st floor, Falvey Library, Reference Stacks: REF HM585 .S638 2002
See pp. 188-193 on literature reviews.
- Preparing Literature Reviews: Qualitative and Quanitative Approaches
4th floor, Falvey Library
3rd edition, 2008: Q180.55.E9 P36 2008
2nd edition, 2004: Q180.55.E9 P36 2004
- The Academic Writer's Toolkit: A User's Manual
3rd floor, Falvey Library: PE1408 .B477 2008