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Academic journals are key sources for your Sociology studies. They publish articles which are written by specialists in the field and provide an insight into current thinking, debate and research. They can also cover a specific topic in depth, e.g. a case study.
LibrarySearch - a good place to startLibrarySearch is our new search platform which allows you to find a mixture of books, articles and other resources in one place. Check this quick guide Using LibrarySearch to find journal articles on a topic NB LibrarySearch doesn’t cover all of our e-resources. We recommend using a database for more in-depth research.
DatabasesKey databases for finding Sociology articles
Help with finding journal articles
Media Studies:Communication & Mass Media Complete - very good for topics relating to media and society. Many articles are full-text.
Health and Psychology:
Multi-disciplinary - databases covering all subject areas:
Collections of journals from specific publishers:
NB We do not have access to all the journals in these collections. To check our holdings of a specific journal, go to the Library home page and select Journal titles, then type in the title of the journal.
Historical news sources
For further help with tracking down news sources, see our News and current affairs guide.