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.

Library search

OMNI: the Carleton University Library search portal. Please read: Help With Using Omni

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. Age and employment​
  2. Aging
  3. Aging -- United States
  4. Continuing education​
  5. Equality -- United States
  6. Gay and lesbian studies​
  7. Geriatrics​
  8. Gerontology -- United States​
  9. Gerontology​
  10. Great Britain
  11. Great Britain -- Social policy​
  12. Industrial relations
  13. Industrial sociology​
  14. Labor -- Canada​
  15. Labor movement -- Canada​
  16. Labour Canada
  17. Labour movement
  18. Labour movement -- Canada
  19. Lesbianism​
  20. Minorities -- United States -- Social conditions​
  21. Older people
  22. Older people -- Employment
  23. Older people -- United States​
  24. Organization
  25. Organization -- Research​
  26. Organizational sociology​
  27. Power (Social sciences) -- United States
  28. Race awareness -- United States
  29. Rehabilitation​
  30. Social policy​
  31. Social science -- Discrimination & Race Relations​
  32. Social science -- Ethnic Studies -- General​
  33. Social science -- Sociology -- General​
  34. Social sciences​
  35. Social service
  36. Social service -- Research​
  37. Sozialpolitik
  38. United States -- Ethnic relations​
  39. United States -- Race relations
  40. United States​
  41. Whites -- Race identity​
  42. Work -- Social aspects​


  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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