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Sociology

Resources for sociology students

Scholarly databases for Sociology topics

Newspaper and magazine databases

Using Boolean to narrow your search

Search commands

Search Commands

 

*

asterisk

to truncate words at their roots or stems

safe* for 

safe and safety

“  “

quotation marks

to enclose a phrase or name

“gun control” 

 

OR

 

to connect related terms

global OR international

(   )

parentheses

To nest terms when for searches with multiple commands

(global OR international)

 

AND

 

to combine multiple facets

(global OR international) AND safe* AND “gun control”