For citation searching, i.e. finding out what articles have cited an article or book after publication go to -Web of Science®, which uses citations for relevance and article ranking,
For more structured literature searching you might try:
For abstracts and indexes focused on more precise subjects you might try:
To find more sociology-related databases search or browse OXLIP+
|Provides access to the British Library's Electronic Table of Contents of current journals and conference proceedings from 1993 to date, and is updated on a daily basis.|
|The ticTOCs Journal Tables of Contents service makes it easy to keep up-to-date with newly published scholarly material by enabling them to find, display, store, combine and reuse thousands of journal tables of contents from multiple publishers.|
|You can also set up alerts and RSS feeds on SCOPUS, as well as WPSA (Worldwide Political Science Abstracts) and IBSS (International Bibliography of the Social Sciences).|
The Cairn humanities and social science journal package gives access to over 190 electronic French journals relevant for economics, social and political sciences, history, literature, philosophy and otherwise general interest. Coverage generally starts with 2001 issues and includes current content.