Reference Sources - Electronic
Books - Full-Text Electronic
Books - Print
Books in the Columbia library are delivered as needed to other locations. Click the "Make a Request" link for the specific book you need from another location, or consult with the library staff at your location.
Featured Book - Print
Databases for Sociology Topics
Library databases primarily contain journal and newspaper articles but may also include books, media, reference items, and more.
To log into the databases on campus or at home, you will enter your campus (PVT) username and password.
Pro and Con Topics
MLA Examples from Purdue University
APA Examples from Purdue University
MLA Examples from Ohio State University
APA Examples from Ohio State University
Print copies of the MLA Style Manual are on reserve in Columbia, Franklin, and Lawrenceburg. A print copy of the APA Style Manual is on reserve in Columbia.
Most library databases will show how to cite articles in MLA and APA style. Consult the librarian.
In person: during regular library hours
There's an app for that!
Do you prefer to use your mobile device to read articles? Then download the Gale Access My Library app or the Ebsco app. These two publishers provide many of our databases, so you can now search library databases and read articles on your favorite device. If you do not receive the Gale email in your Outlook mailbox, contact the library for the password.