Sociological Research Online

Publication details
SAGE Publications on behalf of the British Sociological Association (United Kingdom)
1.181 (2018)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Sociol. Res. Online

Sociological Research Online is a sociological journal, published quarterly (March, June, September, December) since March 1996. It is an online-only, peer reviewed journal. It was originally published by a consortium of the British Sociological Association, SAGE Publications, the University of Surrey and the University of Stirling.[1] In 2017, the University of Surrey and the University of Stirling stepped down and SAGE began publishing the journal on behalf of the British Sociological Association.[2]

The journal is currently edited by Dr Charlie Walker (University of Southampton), Dr Steven Roberts (Monash University) and Dr Sanna Aaltonen (University of Eastern Finland).

Abstracting, indexing and impact factorEdit

The journal is indexed by ISI, EBSCO, SCOPUS and others.[3] As of 2018, the journal had an impact factor of 1.181, ranking 87 out of 148 in Sociology.[4]


The journal is available without charge to individuals who do not have access to institutional networks.


  1. ^ "SAGE: Sociological Research Online: , 1360-7804". Retrieved 2013-04-05.
  2. ^ "Sociological Research Online to be published by SAGE Publishing in partnership with The British Sociological Association | SAGE Publications Ltd". 2017-08-23. Retrieved 2018-02-03.
  3. ^ "Sociological Research Online". SAGE Publications Ltd. 2015-10-28. Retrieved 2018-06-25.
  4. ^ "SAGE Journals: Your gateway to world-class journal research". Retrieved 2018-06-25.