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Resources for Sociology Researchers

Starting points for conducting sociological research at Ohio University include library resources, data sets, full text archives of research, and citation style guides.

Library Resources

Full Text Online Resources

  • JSTOR - Full-text collection of journals, including ASR, AJS, and the Annual Review of Sociology.
  • Lexis-Nexis - Search the full text of state, federal, and international legal materials as well as news.

Style Guides

Ohio University treats plagiarism-the passing off of another's ideas as your own-as serious academic misconduct. The above tutorial will help you recognize plagiarism in your own writing and that of your students. See Ohio University information on Academic Integrity and Academic Misconduct.

American Sociological Association (ASA) Style Guide

Data Sets & Resource Centers