Scholarly journal articles are very important sources for research as they contain the most-up-to-date research in a given field and often focus on a particular aspect of a topic.
To locate articles on your topic, use an index or a database such as the ones recommended on this guide.
Tip: There are different types of articles: scholarly, popular or trade. If you are looking for scholarly or peer reviewed articles, you can typically restrict your search results to only peer reviewed journal articles by applying a search limit in the database.
There are hundreds of journals relevant to Sociology. The following are just some of the important Sociology journals to which Queen's Library subscribes:
Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA)
Multidisciplinary database indexing Canadian magazines, scholarly journals, and news.
Includes human geography.
Coverage of sport, fitness, and related disciplines.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
Provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration / policy.