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Sociology Research Guide

Resources for students in Sociology courses at Pasadena City College

About this Guide

Welcome to the PCC Library research guide for your Sociology course! The navigation links on this site will take you to the following sections of this guide:

  1. Sociology Home: the current page; basic library information and guide overview.
  2. Video Tutorials: Watch brief videos on research skills and database searching. 
  3. Beginning Your Research: How to locate background information and topic overviews.
  4. Finding BooksCatalog search tool for finding books and ebooks available from the PCC Library.
  5. Finding ArticlesA selection of databases for finding scholarly and non-scholarly articles in the library collection.
  6. Evaluating Sources: Tips and tools for finding sources appropriate for your research.
  7. Research StrategiesTips for coming up with search terms and how to create an effective search in library databases.
  8. Citation Style: Why and how to cite your sources.
  9. Get HelpHelp chat box and contact information for further assistance.
  10. Sections: A drop-down menu of additional information provided for particular instructors' sections.

Sociology Web Sites

Sociology sites recommended by PCC librarians:

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