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Sociology 101: Soc101: Sociology Home

Resources for Sociology 101

What is this guide for?

This guide provides information and access to SVC Library resources for Sociology 101

Guide Contents

  1. Getting Started - Choosing Keywords & Creating Search Strings, Using OneSearch
  2. Journals & Databases - What are they and how do I use them?
  3. Websites & Internet Searching - Tips and best practices

Before getting started, watch this short video about choosing and creating good keywords to help you search more efficiently.

Library OneSearch

Search the library catalog - also known as OneSearch - for library resources relating to sociology. OneSearch allows you to search for EVERYTHING the library has and can include physical items. If you follow the steps below, you can look for only online resources which will include online articles of all types, and eBooks.

  1. Type your search terms into the Search box below.
  2. Don't forget to combine important concepts of your search with the words AND,OR, NOT
  3. To select ONLY ONLINE materials, choose the filter to the left-hand side of your results that says "Available Online"
  4. It will look like this: 
  5. Still need help? Watch the OneSearch Tutorial on this page.

Library Help



MOUNT VERNON Campus Library Hours:

On-campus & remote: M & Th  9 am - 4 pm
On-campus & remote: Tu & W  9 am - 7 pm
On-campus & remote: Friday 9 am - 12 pm

WHIDBEY ISLAND Campus Library Hours:

On-campus & remote: M,W,Th 9 am - 4 pm / Tu 9 am - 6 pm
Remote only: Friday 9 am - 12 pm

The libraries are closed Friday - Saturday

For more information, see our:

The SVC Libraries on the Mount Vernon and Whidbey Island campuses will continue to provide resource distribution to all students and visitors.

Unvaccinated students who have not applied for an exemption can come to the libraries to check out resources, but may not access any other library spaces.

Campus Covid-19 Information

Before getting started, watch this short video about creating search strings with your keywords

OneSearch Tutorial - How to search the library catalog

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