Welcome to the Subject Research Guide for Sociology & Social Policy. If you have a suggestion for a resource to add - let us know
Supporting research at all levels Sage Research Methods brings you books, chapters, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos. See Case Studies of real research projects and practice on Datasets (these can also be used for teaching).
The Methods Map can help those less familiar with research methods to find the best techniques.
More tips, videos and guidance available a the Sage Research Methods help pages.
The databases in the list below contain research, mostly links to journal articles. Choose a database appropriate for your specific topic.
Use these databases to find journal articles. For guidance about searching see our successful search techniques website.
It is important to critically analyse information before you use it in an essay, report or assignment. These websites suggest how to evaluate the quality of different types of information. For further assistance with this, please ask in the Library.