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SOC109 Introduction to Criminology, Law & Society

Finding Articles in Databases

Before starting your research, check out our YouTube video for an explanation of peer review and scholarly/academic sources.

Use the databases below to find scholarly peer-reviewed journal articles for your assignments.

Need help developing keywords?  Check out  the University of Houston Libraries' YouTube video and our Keyword Worksheet.

Need help using boolean operators?  Check out the UTM Library's guide, Searching with Boolean Operators.

For help using Sociological Abstracts, check out our YouTube video.  For additional information on truncation (*), quotation marks (" "), and wildcards (?) in Sociological Abstracts, click here.

Finding Articles in Journals

Additional articles for your assignment may be found in the journals listed below.  You can browse the journals by selecting the year of publication and then the volume and issue numbers.

Is Your Article Peer-Reviewed?

Not sure if your article is peer-reviewed? Check out our PDF guide below for instructions on how to search Ulrich's Periodical.