Subject Specialist
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Janine Kuntz
Social Sciences Librarian
Tel: (508) 286 3222

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Core Databases
Sociological Abstracts Restricted Resource openURL
Indexes journals, dissertations, conference papers, and selected books in sociology and related disciplines. A ProQuest database; 1952 to present. 

Social Sciences Full Text [H.W. Wilson / EBSCO] Restricted Resource openURL
Indexes articles and book reviews in some of the key international English language journals in the social sciences, for example: anthropology, area studies, economics, political science, psychology, sociology; includes over 320 full text journals; 1984 - present.

Social Science Research Network (SSRN) Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Joint portal of semi-formal networks of researchers in the social sciences that provides access to a variety of e-journals as well as abstracts and full text of preprints and working papers via its eLibrary. Topics range from accounting to marketing, leadership to sustainability, and corporate governance to information systems. 

Social Science Open Access Repository (SSOAR) Unrestricted Resource
Database of open-access social science articles and papers.

Scopus Restricted Resource openURL
Indexes and abstracts scientific, technical, medical, social sciences and some humanities literature and web resources. Includes citation tracking and links to full text articles. Early 1900's - present for some abstracts; 1996 - present for citation tracking.

JSTOR Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL
Full text backfiles of over 2,500 core scholarly journals in humanities, social sciences, and sciences. To help you navigate and search JSTOR, check their helpful how-to guide (PDF). 

Note: JSTOR includes 16 current titles, but for all others, JSTOR does not contain the most recent 1-7 years of content. Many of these titles are continued in the Library's print and/or electronic subscriptions, however. Check the Journal Finder for complete holdings information.



Project Muse Restricted Resource Some full text available
Full-text current and archival articles from 670+ scholarly journals from major university presses covering literature and criticism, history, performing arts, cultural studies, education, philosophy, political science, gender studies, and more. The Library's subscription also includes over 7,000 e-books. Updated continually.


 
Annual Review of Sociology
Annual Reviews are an excellent source of overview articles on a wide variety of areas of study within sociology and thus an excellent starting point for research. 

Annual Review of Sociology, 1975-2006 (JSTOR) Restricted Resource
The Annual Review of Sociology®, in publication since 1975, covers the significant developments in the field of Sociology. Topics covered in the journal include major theoretical and methodological developments as well as current research in the major subfields.

Annual Review of Sociology, 1996 - present (AR) Restricted Resource
Each year, Annual Reviews critically reviews the most significant primary research literature to guide you to the principal contributions of the field and help you keep up to date in your area of research.
Citation Guides
ASA Quick Style Guide Unrestricted Resource
A brief overview of formatting and citing properly in ASA format, published by the American Sociological Association.

Online Writing Lab at Purdue: ASA Style Restricted Resource
This resource covers American Sociological Association (ASA) style and includes information about manuscript formatting, in-text citations, formatting the references page, and accepted manuscript writing style. The bibliographical format described here is taken from the American Sociological Association (ASA) Style Guide, 4th edition.

Online Writing Lab at Purdue - APA Formatting and Style Guide Unrestricted Resource
Concise guide to APA (American Psychological Association) Style from the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University.

Citation Management Guide Unrestricted Resource
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