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Sociology: Print Indexes and Abstracts

Resources for the study of Sociology

Why Bother with Print?

Most topics can be researched without consulting these print indexes.  These are included for completeness because the online indexes often do not cover articles as far back as the print. 

Print Indexes and Abstracts



  • Criminal Justice Abstracts
    HV6001 .C67 Periodicals
    Years: 1970-2009
    Coverage: Contains hundreds of in-depth abstracts of current books, journal articles, government reports, and dissertations published worldwide. Coverage of over 500 journals published in several different languages.

  • C.R.I.S. The Combined Retrospective Index to Journals in Sociology
    1895-1974
    HM 1.C6 Periodicals
    Coverage: This multi-volume set, published in 1978, indexes English language periodicals in all periods and areas of sociology. It includes anthropology.

  • Humanities Index
    AI 3.H85 Periodicals
    Years: 1974-1995
    Coverage: indexes articles and book reviews in about 400 English language periodicals in the subject areas of archaeology and classical studies, area studies, folklore, history, language and literature, performing arts, philosophy, religion and theology, and related subjects.

  • Social Sciences Index
    AI 3.S62 Periodicals
    Years: 1974-1995
    Coverage: indexes articles and book reviews in about 400 English
    language periodicals in the subject areas of anthropology, area
    studies, community health and medical care, criminal justice and
    criminology, economics, family studies, geography, gerontology,
    international relations, law, minority studies, planning and public
    administration, policy sciences, political science, psychiatry,
    psychology, social work and public welfare, sociology, urban studies,
    women's studies, and related subjects.

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