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Sociology Research Guide: Finding Background Information

An introductory guide to research in Sociology at Sacred Heart University Library

Background Information

As you begin your research, you may find that you need general background information about your topic. Sacred Heart University Library has a number of print and electronic reference materials to help you. Below is a brief selection of relevant titles that are available through the library. Do keep in mind, however, that this is only a small sample of the works we have available. Utilize the search features shown under the "Finding Books" tab for a brief guide to searching the catalog.

You can also access Credo Reference by clicking the icon below. This resource contains information from more than 3.5 million full-text entries in over 750 reference books. For help with searching Literati by Credo, click here.

Print Reference Sources

Electronic Reference Sources