Researcher Services Librarian
by David Michalski – September 28, 2021
This subject guide for sociology highlights key resources for the discovery of research literature in sociology and related fields. If you have questions about the use of these databases, research in cultural studies or social sciences or if you need support with social sciences data, I am happy to help, or get you in contact with those who can. Feel free to contact me via email, firstname.lastname@example.org or make an appointment https://calendly.com/michalski-1/research-librarian-consultation.
Here are a few of the sociology reference titles the library has in print. The reference collection on the second floor of Peter J Shields Library is a great place to begin exploring sociological concepts and theories.
George Ritzer (Editor)
Call #: Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HM425 .B53 2007 Lib Use Only
Publication Info: 2007-01-23
This comprehensive guide to sociological concepts, topics and authors. It is a great place to start new project, or to branch out into new areas.
William A. Darity
Call #: Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference H40.A2 I5 2008 Lib Use Only
Publication Info: 2007-11-09
Latest edition of a classic reference source. It is comprehensive and substantial in its coverage. On the same shelf, the library maintains both the 1968 and the 1930 editions for comparative purposes.
N. J. Smelser (Editor-In-Chief); P. B. Baltes (Editor-In-Chief)
Call #: Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference H41 .I58 2001 Lib Use Only
Publication Info: 2001-11-22
This Encyclopedia maps the social and behavioral sciences on a grand scale. In 26 volumes, 4,000 articles, it includes 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and subject indexes.
Andrea L. Stanton (Editor); Peter J. Seybolt (Editor); Edward Ramsamy (Editor); Carolyn M Elliott (Editor)
Call #: Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference HM626 .C843 2012 Lib Use Only
Publication Info: 2012-01-05
A look at social life and culture outside Europe, Australia and the Americas.