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Sociology resources at Ball State University Libraries. You can access this guide directly by going to

About this subject guide

This subject guide will help you find and search for a variety of types of information about sociology. Databases and indexes wil help you find articles in journals, trade publications, and magazines. Books can provide broad overviews of the field, or in-depth explorations of specific topics. Dictionaries and encyclopedias will help you understand unfamiliar terms and concepts, and provide background information that can aid students in developing an understanding of their research topics.