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SOCI 3246: Medical Sociology

Prof. Amy Zhou, Spring 2024

About this guide

Welcome!  This page highlights key resources for conducting effective research for Prof. Amy Zhou's course, Medical Sociology.

This guide highlights key resources for conducting effective information research in sociology, including the following: 

  • Reference sources to find background information on your topic
  • Catalogs to search for books in print and online
  • Databases for locating scholarly journal articles 
  • Medical and health news sources
  • Reliable sources of data and statistics
  • Guides for citing your sources and writing in sociology
  • Tips to to help keep textbook costs down

If you need assistance identifying additional resources, search terms or strategies, please schedule a research consultation

If you need assistance organizing, analyzing, or visualizing data sets, please visit the Empirical Reasoning Center (ERC).

Background information

Consult scholarly reference sources to get an overview of a topic, an introduction to a theory, definitions to discipline-specific terms, and more.