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This guide provides a variety of helpful resources for conducting research in Sociology.

Resources for Learning about Research Methods

The below resources are useful for helping you learn about specific research methods:

To find research that is performed using a specific research method, the best way in many databases is simply to add that method as a keyword, e.g. adding "empirical study" or "quantitative study" as a search term. However, a few databases, such as PsycInfo, have a Methodology menu in their advanced search features that allow you to select a specific methodology.