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The Sociology subject guide gives you access to useful library databases and trusted Web resources, relevant for researching many topics in sociology.


Welcome to the Sociology subject guide! 

Use the tabs on the left to locate Key Resources for your assignments, and for more detailed lists by topic see the links under More Resources. There is also a link to your online reading lists, as well as tips on search skills, evaluating information, and referencing. 

The Library has good print & online resources in Sociology and related fields to support study, teaching & research. Resources are listed in the Library Catalogue. See also the separate subject guides for Criminology and for Education. For resources on work and employment see the Economics subject guide

If you have any questions or need any help finding suitable literature or data please do get in touch with me at