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Sociology Resource Guide

Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning, and research resources that are free of cost and contain a legal framework that gives permission for open use in teaching, learning and research. Unlike a non-vetted free website or a pricey subscription database, OER's are scholarly, free of cost, and have open access.

Textbooks Online Labs and Demonstrations Additional Teaching and Learning Resources



  Sociology Hub

StatisticsData and Writing Reports

Research Methods








CORA- Community of Online 

Research Assignments

Animations for Teaching (Allow Flash)

Purdue Online Writing Lab for MLA



If you want to try searching on your own, the box below allows you to directly search OASIS, a tool to help locate OER.

The Milne Library at SUNY Geneseo developed OASIS, a tool that searches across multiple OER sites.

Sociology in GILFind

Gil - Find

What? A list of books, films and more available in the Kaufman collection - on the shelves and online. 


Where? Find the source. (Online Example) (On the Shelf Example)


How? Search Tips:

  • Use the drop down menus to search for Author, Title, or Subject.
  • For keyword searching:
    • Use quotes to search for phrases: "educational sociology"
    • Use an * for alternate endings and spellings: eating disorder* will find disordeor disorders.

                         soci* will find sociology, social, sociometry, society

  • Use AND, OR and NOT in ALL CAPS to join terms:

                         fam* AND norms*              (women OR female*) AND (gender*)           folkways* AND soci*