- Library Catalogue search guide
- How to find journal articles
Once you've found a web resource related to your topic, evaluating its reliability is the critically important final step. Make sure to ask the basic questions: Who? What? Where? When? and Why?
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- ProQuest Sociology Collection - International literature in sociology. Searches multiple databases including: Applied Social Science Index, ProQuest Sociology Database, Social Services Abstracts, and Sociological Abstracts.
- Sociological Abstracts - theoretical and applied sociology, social science, and policy science.
- Social Sciences Full Text - social sciences journals
- Annual Reviews - In addition to the "Annual review of anthropology " and " Annual review of sociology", the search engine will find review articles from criminology, economics, environment, genomics and human genetics. law, political science, public health and more.
- Oxford Bibliographies Online - provides "literature reviews" for topics in sociology, anthropology, African studies, geography, international relations, Islamic studies, Latin American studies, political science and more.
- GEOBASE - for human geography, labour, migration, refugees, etc.
- Social Theory - documents from prominent social sciences theorists.
- Sage Research Methods Online - Search or browse a wide variety of sources on research methods, including ebooks, articles, reference sources, and videos. Also includes research tools and instructional content.
For Canadian perspectives:
- CBCA Complete - Canadian Business and Current Affairs (CBCA) - indexes Canadian publications
- Canada Commons (formerly, Canadian Electronic Library from desLibris) - for public policy documents from Canadian institutes, think-tanks and research groups.
To see who is citing your "key" authors or to identify a cluster of people working in an area, try "citation searching."