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Sociology: Home

A guide to Sociology resources and research strategies in the Zach S. Henderson Library.

Welcome to the Zach S. Henderson Library!

 What Can I Find Here?

This LibGuide was created with you in mind!  You will find information about the Library's resources, and tools to guide you in beginning your research.  In this guide, you will find sections (visible as tabs at the top of your screen) that provide information for you on: 



What is Sociology?

[from the American Sociological Association web site]:

Sociology is:

  • the study of society
  • a social science involving the study of the social lives of people, groups, and societies
  • the study of our behavior as social beings, covering everything from the analysis of short contacts between anonymous individuals on the street to the study of global social processes
  • the scientific study of social aggregations, the entities through which humans move throughout their lives'
  • an overarching unification of all studies of humankind, including history, psychology, and economics

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What's New

Do you know what the top 3 journals in Sociology by impact factor) were in 2014?


  1. American Sociological Review
  2. Annual Review of Psychology
  3. American Journal of Sociology

You can get more information on these and other titles in the 

Journal Citation Reports database.


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