Here you can find relevant information for sociology students and staff.
News can be found on our UvA Social Sciences Library blog.
The UvA Library gives access to several pre-selected resources such as subject specific databases (see sample below) and e-journals.
Search the databases (and Google Scholar) preferably using ‘Advanced search’. ‘Advanced search’ allows you to better translate your research question into a search string (a combination of search terms) suited to find the information you need with the resource you are using.
Other databases for Sociology.
Stefano Giani is the Subject Librarian for Sociology and provides support to students and staff in their study and research. Please contact him for (among others):
Students working on assignments (paper, thesis), professors teaching courses or researchers working on projects (articles, PhD-thesis) may at all times contact the Subject Librarian if they need help with any of the following:
All workshops are aimed at developing (a subset of) information literacy skills within an academic environment. The instructions are tailored both to subjects relevant to the study program and to the knowledge level of the participants (BA, MA, PhD, staff). Topics which can be addressed during a workshop include:
The decision as to whether the Subject Librarian and/or the (seminar) supervisors will teach the Workshops, or if the Library will only provide the instruction materials, is taken in consultation between the Subject Librarian and the supervisors.