Sociology and Social Policy is a wide-ranging subject and that is reflected in the range and complexity of information resources that are relevant to you. In this guide we'll direct you to the most useful tools, and show you how to make best use of them.
Don't forget that whether you're a student or a member of staff, you're very welcome to contact the subject librarian for Sociology and Social Policy who can give you expert advice on anything covered in this guide (and much more).
Sociology and Social Policy topics are wide ranging so you will find you need to use a variety of resources. However the following databases are recommended as places to start for more discipline specific material. You can see a fuller list of databases in the Sociology and Social Policy Journals page.