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Sociology 221 : Introduction

Money and Intimacy
Professor I Marketa Rulikova

Purpose of this guide

This guide provides an introduction to conducting library research for SOC 221.  It includes:  

  • List of core databases to use to find scholarly articles 
  • Tips for advanced smart searching
  • Search Strategies for book searching  
  • Link to citation styles

Sugested Research Starting Points

  1. Use known sources as jumping off points. Trace citations from the notes and bibliographies
  2. Follow the scholarly conversation on your topic by conducting citation searching
  3. Search for books in the library catalog
  4. Search for articles in the databases
  5. Don't forget to attribute all source and use a consistent citation guide 




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Christine Ménard
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