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SOCI 121: Research Capstone

A guide to getting started with your research capstone project.

SAGE Research Methods

SAGE Research Methods is an excellent place to find sources to help you with you research design. It contains thousands of sources to guide you through various methodologies-- from question development through analysis. 

Research Methods- Books from the SCU Library

The following books, available through the University Library, provide detailed information about specific research methods.  Search through more books on research methods through OSCAR- the library catalog.

Web Resources for Research Design

The following websites provide general information about research design and methods.

Web Resources

Selected Web Sites for Sociology Research

There are several megasites for sociology research. Here are a few examples:

SocioSite - Social Sciences Information System
Well organized megasite maintained by the Sociological Institute of the University of Amsterdam. Organized in 24 categories. The category ASubject Areas@ is further subdivided into 147 topical areas.

A Sociological Tour Through Cyberspace
Aimed at undergraduate and graduate Sociology students, this site includes general sociological links, links to resources for theory construction, data sets, materials on research methods, and resources on writing the research paper.