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This guide provides an overview of sociology resources and materials available through NYU Libraries.

Reviews of Research

Review materials are a good way to familiarize yourself with trends and key ideas in current sociology. These are usually annual or monthly cumulations of articles that give you a brief summary of research and findings on a particular topic. Annual Reviews is one of the foremost publishers of review articles.  You can search all Annual Reviews publications at once, or just search an individual discipline-specific journal title.

Book Reviews

Reference Materials and Bibliographies

Encyclopedias and bibliographies review the state of research in an area or on a topic and refer you to additional sources.  Encyclopedia entries often have a list of works cited at the end that point you to relevant readings while bibliographies list foundational citations on a given topic.