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SOC345 Special Topics in Sociology: Emotion, Gender and Social Structures

Understanding Peer Review and Scholarly Sources

                            Need an explanation of what a peer-reviewed scholarly source is?  Check out the video below.

Keyword Worksheet

                            Need help developing keywords?  Watch the video below and download our Keyword Worksheet.

How to Use Sociological Abstracts

                            The tips and tricks described in this video can be used in some of the other databases listed below.

                            Need more help with Boolean operators?  Check out our Searching with Boolean Operators guide.

Finding Journal Articles

Search Tips:

  1. Brainstorm and search using keywords. Some suggested keywords include:

  2. Use subject searching in Sociological Abstracts to find articles about your topic.  The thesaurus will help you find subject headings.  Some subjects to consider searching in Sociological Abstracts include:

  3. Search Sociological Abstracts using keywords and subject headings.  
  4. Keep a list of the keywords and subjects headings that you use in your search.
  5. Browse the journals listed below to find articles for your assignments.


Is Your Article Peer-Reviewed?

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

Get it! UTL Not Working

button not working in the database?  Check out our video for instructions on how to search for an article using the citation.