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Sociology Research Guide

Resources for research in Sociology.

Getting Started

Get started with your research:

  • Pick a topic by reviewing your assignment and textbooks
  • Narrow your topic down using Mind Mapping tools
  • Learn more about your topic by doing Pre-search
  • Ask for help from the librarians!


Statistics & Polls

Statistics are considered primary sources.  These are the raw numbers you can use to help see trends and corrolations.  Polls only survey opinions of people.  They are not as credible as statistics, but they can help your research.