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Sociology: Keywords, Periodicals, & Evaluation

Sociology is the study of social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior.

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InterLibrary Loan

If the library does not own an item you need for research, teaching or study, you may request it through the InterLibrary Loan service. This free service allows user to borrow materials from other libraries and pick them up at the first-floor Access Service desk. 

Previous users can make a loan request by clicking on the link here: InterLibrary Loan service, and follow the following steps:

  • Click the “set/reset” password link
  • Identify a piece of information that was used in your patron load (barcode) 
  • Click “Request new password.” An email will be sent to the address on file for you with instructions and a link to set your password

For any questions about InterLibrary Loan, please contact the ILL supervisor by email at or by telephone at: (757) 823-2426.

If you have never used the Interlibrary Loan service you must first register as a First Time User. 



Use CRAAP to Evaluate Your Sources

eJournals in Sociology

Not all databases listed will provide the full-text of the article. In these cases, you will need to do a Article or Journal Title Search through the Virtual Library of Virginia or check the library's Periodical Holdings List to see if we subscribe to that particular journal. Listed below are journals related to sociology.