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SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (Medlin)

Introduction to the Field of Sociology

Welcome to SOC 101

This guide is intended to help you find information in the field of sociology. Also see the LibGuide called Research: A Step-by-Step Guide.


Use OneSearch to find books, articles and more. This tool searches the catalog of materials at Kirk Library, plus many of the databases we subscribe to. To narrow your search to only items available at Kirk Library, do a search, then click "available in the library" from the left-side menu.


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Find Online Books (eBooks)

Kirk Library has two collections of ebooks.  You can read these web-based ebooks from any device that has internet access (e.g. computer, laptop, ipad, iphone or other smart phone, ipod, etc.). 

Off Campus Access

When working off campus, you will be prompted to login with your last name and student id number.


Find Online Videos

Kirk Library has an online video database.  You can watch these videos from any device that has internet access (computer, laptop, ipad, iphone or other smart phone, ipod, etc.).

NOTE: If you are off campus (at home), you will need to validate that you are a CC student.  You will need to enter your last name in capital letters (e.g. SMITH) and your student number (910xxxxxx).



Films on Demand logoA web-based digital delivery service that allows viewing of streaming videos from Films Media Group. Includes over 6000 educational titles in humanities and social sciences, business and economics, science and math, health and medicine. Also included are archival newsreels that focus on World War II. (Available to CC students, staff, and faculty.)

Sociology as a Career

Below are links to sites where you can learn more about studying and working in the field of sociology. Be sure to consult individual college and university websites for detailed information.

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