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Social Science Research Methods: Articles


Search for Scholarly Articles in the Social Sciences

Search several databases at once with the Summon search service!

Journals, Magazines and Newspapers

Already have a Journal, Magazine, or Newspaper you want to search?

See if the Library has access to it with the Journal Locator

Sample Research Article


Library databases have access to articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers. Every database has different content. This makes it important to use a database that has content on the subject you are researching. In addition, be sure to search in more than one database to find information.

Check out these recommended databases to get started:

Criminal Justice Journals

Below is a list of some of the key journals in the field of criminal justice.  Browsing articles in these publications can give you a sense of some of the major issues and trends in criminal justice, and may help you pick out a topic for your research.

Sociology Journals

Jennings Library offers access to several key journals in sociology.  Click on the links below to browse these journals and monitor current research in your field.