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Welcome to Sociology

Your subject guide brings together the important resources and information for your subject:

  • The Resources page outlines how to find resources to support your studies and research.
  • The Help page gives information and useful links to improve your academic skills and make the most of the Library services.

Key resources

Sociological Abstracts

International literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioural sciences.

Go to Sociological Abstracts

Web of Science

A database of research across a range of disciplines, including social sciences.

Go to Web of Science


Your department uses Harvard referencing.

Go to the Harvard referencing guide