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This guide is intended for students who are doing research in sociology, either for classroom assignments, research papers, or exploring a career in sociology.

Welcome to the Sociology guide!

The Contra Costa College Library has many resources available for students studying sociology. This guide gives you an introduction to what we have, and always feel free to Ask a Librarian if you have questions or want help getting started with your research!

sociology graphicBooks: Look here for key sociology books (including print books on our shelves, and electronic books you can use from home). Try these subject searches:

      - Homelessness
     - Single-parent families
     - Working mothers

Articles: We've chosen a few key article databases for your topic area where you might find information in magazines, journals, and newspapers.

Videos: Want to watch something on your topic? Check out our video databases.

Internet Sources: Finding a high quality website through Google can feel frustrating. We have some evaluation tips and ideas of where you might want to start.

Careers: Explore information about careers in Sociology.

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