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SOC 121 Introduction to Sociology: Academic Articles from Research Databases

This guide helps students use the resources of the Edison Library for their Sociology research paper.


If you are not on an Edison State campus, you must login with you Edison credentials. This will require you to input your name and Library barcode number (the 14 digit number on the back of your student ID). If you don’t have access to your barcode number, contact the Library by phone (937-778-7950) or email

Academic (Peer Reviewed) Articles

Click on the title of any of these EBSCO databases to find articles about social issues. Choose "Edison State Community College" as your institution. Enter your name, all the digits of your library barcode, and click "Submit."

See below for a presentation on the effective use of these databases for finding sociological journal articles. And don't forget, when saving or printing an article,  be sure to use the APA citation provided with each article.