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SOC446 Advanced Topics in Criminology, Law and Society

Finding Journal Articles

Sociology and Criminology:

Social Work:

Political Science and Public Policy:

Gender Studies and Sexual Diversity Studies:

Indigenous Studies:

Multi/Interdisciplinary Databases in Social Sciences:

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 and WestlawNext 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.

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 above.

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

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.