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Sociology: Find Reference Sources

Electronic Reference

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias - General

Reading about your topic in a specialized encyclopedia, dictionary, or handbook may be one of the most effective and time saving research tips. These resources can help you define unfamiliar terms, understand the parameters of current debate in a particular area, and provide you with a preliminary bibliography on the subject. Listed here are a few sources to get you started.

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias - Topical