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SOC101: Principles of Sociology (Online - Avedkian): Books, eBooks, & Media

Research in Books and Ebooks

BOOKS, eBOOKS, & MEDIA

Books are a valuable tool for academic research which provide in-depth coverage of a topic, valuable background (and often historical) information on a topic, and an overview of key issues related to a topic. You do not necessarily have to read an entire book for every research project you are assigned.  Utilize the introduction, index, and chapter titles to narrow down which sections of a book are most pertinent to your research. You can also find other important sources through their bibliographies.

Films can also be a valuable source of information, and this page links to our film databases.

Selected Print and Ebook Sources

Ebook Databases Overview

Useful Handout

Video

Additional Video