Subject databases are specialist online resources that you can use to:
There are many databases covering different research topics and disciplines. Below are some which are particularly useful for sociology students.
The full list of resources for sociology is available on the recommended databases page.
A selection of free, open-access resources relevant to sociology:
Below is a list of freely available data sources relevant to sociology. The library also subscribes to paid-for data sources, such as the UK Data Service, Mass Observation, OECDiLibrary and Statistica, available in the sociology A-Z databases list. For a list of qualitative, or quantitative data sources, or if you need help with finding data, please see Finding Research Data.