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SOC446 Advanced Topics in Criminology, Law and Society

Finding Articles in Social Science Databases

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

Sociology & Criminology:

History:

Political Science:

Multi/Interdisciplinary databases in Social Sciences:

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

For help searching Sociological Abstracts and other ProQuest products, check out our YouTube video.  The tips and tricks described in the video can be used in other databases.  Click here for additional information on boolean operators (AND/OR/NOT), truncation (*), quotation marks (" "), and wildcard (?) searching.

For a list of other databases available at UofT, check out Subjects A-Z.

Finding Articles in Legal Databases


Can't find what you're looking for? Check out the Bora Laskin Law Library's Guide to Finding Law Journal and Journal Articles for links to more resources.

Searching LexisNexis Quicklaw, WestlawNext, and HeinOnline isn't intuitive.  Check out the help documentation below for instructions and search tips:

The Library does not subscribe to all WestlawNext and Quicklaw modules.  If you need assistance, please contact the Sociology Liaison Librarian or visit the Reference & Research desk.

Peer Review

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

Print Guide:

Video: