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This guide highlights both print and online sources useful for research in sociology.

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International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences  Amsterdam : Elsevier, [2015]
Online.  This 26-volume edition features more than 3,900 chapters covering all areas of the social and behavioral sciences; offers a broad, interdisciplinary approach.

Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology  Blackwell Pub., c2007
Online.  A comprehensive, wide-ranging reference source providing access to the most up-to-date and authoritative scholarship in Sociology.  Updated three times a year.

Dictionary of Sociology  4rd. ed. Oxford University Press, 2014.
Online.  Provides widespread coverage of all aspects of sociology.

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