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Database Guides: SocIndex

Information about using the various databases in the A-Z Online Resources,


What is it?

The largest sociology research database covering all areas of sociology

What is it for?

Use SocINDEX with full-text to find journal articles on sociological theory, social work, gender studies, criminology and ethnic and racial studies. This database provides access to 900 full-text journals, 850 ebooks and conference papers

How to access it

Login to the Portal and then choose SocINDEX with full-text from the A-Z List of Online Resources

How to search

See Successful Search Techniques.

Full text?

Some full text.

Refworks ?
Records can be downloaded into RefWorks (a software product for managing references and formatting bibliographies).

Other useful resources

The Sociology and Social Policy Libguide suggests some additional databases that cover similar topics to SocINDEX with full-text.

Further help

Click on "help" in the top right corner of the search screen to get detailed information about using SocINDEX with full-text. Click on "Ask a Librarian" at the top of the search screen, your enquiry will be answered by a Stirling University Librarian.