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Sociology 346 Rights, Justice, Law and Social Change: Finding Social History for Your Issue

A research guide for students enrolled in SOCI 346

Broad Overviews of an Issue

These databases provide information on a wide variety of current social issues. These are good starting points for a basic overview of a topic as well as finding pro/con arguments about an issue.

Academic Journal Articles

Use these databases to find scholarly articles that may provide more focused and in-depth analysis of an issue.

Find Books at USD

Search our Catalog for books, videos, and other items.


Request Books From Other Libraries


If a book is not available at USD there are two options:

  1. Circuit
    This is a combined catalog for USD, SDSU, UCSD, CSU San Marcos and San Diego County Public Libraries. If you find the book you need in the Circuit you can simply make an online request and have the book delivered to USD.

  3. Interlibrary Loan
    If the book is not available through the Circuit, use our Interlibrary loan service (ILLiad).