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Guide to academic resources for Sociology


The primary mission of the Sociology program is to help students better understand society and their place within it. Students learn skills useful for analyzing sociological issues in the Appalachian region and the United States. Students look at the interconnections of culture and structure to get an understanding of how everyday life is both enabled and constrained by larger societal patterns so that they can develop and apply “sociological imagination” to their own lives.

To support this goal, the Weeks-Townsend Memorial Library provides students with access to information resources that support teaching and learning in sociology. This subject guide is designed to help you locate and navigate these resources provided by the library. If you need assistance with this guide or desire additional materials or Reference help, please contact the library.

Below are some resources to help you get started.

Sociological Collection by EBSCO

Academic Search Complete

Project MUSE