This is UCLan's Sociology library page.

For more help and guidance please contact your Faculty Librarian: Julie Hitchen


Search for books and ebooks using Library Search. It will tell you what we have in stock and where to find it.

Sometimes there may only be a chapter on a specific topic rather than a whole book. To find those, you will need to use one of our ebook databases which allow you to search through the whole text of a book. We have several ebook collections but a good place to start would be ebook Central.

Specific reference books which might be useful include:

Journals and Articles

Journal Finder will tell you which print journals we have in stock and also includes details of our e-journals. To locate the articles within each journal you’ll need to use one of our databases. ProQuest Central is a good place to start as it search across lots of different journals and will uncover articles in places you may not think to look.

You should then move on to more subject-specific databases such as the following:

See the relevant subject guides for databases in other subject areas. An alphabetical list of all our databases can be found in the E-Databases A-Z.

Additional Resources

Newspapers: current

  • Nexis (the full-text of over 29,000 newspapers)

Newspapers: archives

Audiovisual and Training materials

Julie Hitchen

Faculty Librarian for Culture and the Creative Industries
01772 892267