This guide is meant for self service. Please use it together with the Related Subject Guide for Sociology to the right of this screen. If at any time during the research process, should you feel the need for research support, then email me. We will arrange a convenient time to get together on Zoom, and other platforms.

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Subject headings

Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) use controlled vocabulary to access and express the subject content of documents. This is a searchable index based on the readings from your course outline . Click on the links below to discover the Library's holdings:

  • Add keywords
  • Use the filters on the left of the resulting screen
  • Typical filters are Available Online and Peer Reviewed Journals
  1. Durkheim, Emile, 1858-1917
  2. Industrial sociology -- Canada
  3. Labor -- Canada
  4. Labour Force Survey (Canada) -- Guides
  5. Labor laws and legislation -- Canada
  6. Labor movement -- Canada
  7. Labor supply -- Canada -- Statistical methods
  8. Labor unions -- Canada
  9. Labour and the Environment
  10. Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
  11. Michels, Robert, 1876-1936
  12. Non-Union Representation
  13. Occupations -- Canada
  14. Precarious Work
  15. Weber, Max 1864-1920
  16. Work -- Social aspects -- Canada
  17. Work -- Sociological aspects
  18. Working class -- Canada -- Political activity
  19. Working class -- Canada -- Social conditions


  1. Databases tagged 'Sociology'
  2. Databases by 'Type'
  3. Online journals by 'Subject'

Other recommended databases

  1. Canadian Census Analyzer: The Census Analyser provides access to census variables for most levels of geography, and to public use microdata files
  2. CANSIM II: CANSIM is Statistics Canada statistical database. It contains thousands of tables and reports from all fields
    1. Beyond 20/20 Browser: Use this software to cross-tabulate tables you have downloaded from CANSIM
  3. ICPSR (Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Sciences Research): The leading repository of American and international surveys and datasets in demography, political science, and sociology.
  4. ODESI: ODESI contains microdata from Statistics Canada, Elections Canada, as well as polling data. Build your own tables or download microdata and user guides
  5. Statistics Canada Census Portal: Statistics Canada gateway to census information.
  6. Statistics Canada Concordances: Learn how to compare NAICS codes from different years, NOC codes to SOC codes, etc.
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