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Sociology 15 (Mireles)

Sociological Research Methods

Find a Known Item

1) Find an Article

Search in Google Scholar.  Though this is not comprehensive, it will often bring up specific article titles.  The UC-eLinks or Get it at UC option is found under MORE for most citations.

2) Find a Journal

Look for a journal title in the e-Journals tab.

  • Type in the journal name.
  • Determine if UC Merced subscribes to it for the year(s) you need.

3) Find a Journal, Article or Book

Search for the journal title or an article title in UC Library Search.

  • On the results page, click the title for the item you need.
  • Use the UC-eLinks or Get it at UC button to find/navigate to the full text.


Examples: How would we go about finding these?

Sample Citation 1: 

Golash-Boza, T., Duenas, M. D., & Xiong, C. (2019). White supremacy, patriarchy, and global capitalism in migration studies. American Behavioral Scientist, 63(13), 1741-1759.

Sample Citation 2:

Alvarez, C. H. (2016). Militarization and water: a cross-national analysis of militarism and freshwater withdrawals. Environmental Sociology, 2(3), 298-305.