Articles from journals, magazines, and major newspapers are sources for information on current social issues and recent sociological studies. These can be found by accessing the subscription library databases. You can also search the online availability of journals.
You can find a varied selection of print and online books by typing in keywords about your topic in Central Search. Books can provide detailed background and in-depth historical information about any given topic. Reference refers to encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks. Go to these for definitions, shorter explanations, quick historical and biographical sketches. Add the word 'reference' to your search.