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Purpose of this guide
This guide is designed to provide an introduction to conducting library research in anthropology and sociology.
- List of core databases to use to find scholarly articles
- Tips for advanced smart searching
- Search Strategies for book searching
- Link to citation styles
- Use known sources as jumping off points. Trace citations from the notes and bibliographies
- Follow the scholarly conversation on your topic by conducting citation searching
- Search for books in the library catalog
- Search for articles in the databases
- Don't forget to attribute all source and use a consistent citation guide