Sociology Research Guide

A guide to sociology research resources available through Regis Library.

Online Reference

Online Reference Books

The following databases include the full text of hundreds of reference books:

People, Places, and Cultures

Reference Books

Why Begin with Reference Books?

Reference books provide factual and background information about a topic.

Many reference books are available online.

Use reference books to explore your topic before you begin searching for journal articles. You’ll have a better feel for appropriate search terms, recent developments, and key thinkers.