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Sociology

This guide will introduce you to resources you can use when researching in sociology.

About this Guide

stick figures linked holding handsThis guide will introduce you to resources you can use when studying sociology!

Use the tabs on the left to find helpful resources, organized by source type (e.g., books or articles).

Not sure what type of source you need? Learn about different types of research sources from Virginia Tech University Libraries. 

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Research Process

Research Process InfographicThis infographic provides basic information about the research process. For more detailed information, check out Georgetown University Library's Research Help Guide. 

The Research Process

1. Define the Problem

2. Review the Literature

3. Develop a Thesis Statement

4. Create an Outline

5. Conduct your Research

6. Interpret your Research

7. Write the First Draft

8. Revise and Edit

9. Submit