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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.


See also the Politics subject guide for links to Journalism, Media politics, Fake news, and country specific resources

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You may be able to make use of existing datasets taken from social media. UK Data Service, UK National Archives and Harvard Dataverse are some of the places that host datasets. Third party platforms such as Google Social Search, Media Cloud, and Social Searcher can offer limited free data.