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Sociology 15: Sociological Research Methods (Polonijo)

Welcome to the SOC 15 course guide!

Dear Sociology 15 students, 

Hello! I'm Bronwen Maxson, one of the Instruction & Research Librarians at UC Merced. On Thursday 9/7, I'll join your class to provide a research strategy workshop to help prepare you for your Soc 15 projects. 

Please do the following before or after the library session:

We will begin the library workshop with a review of the information presented in the tutorial and video. Hope everyone's semester is off to a good start!

Research is a Process (Infographic)

Research is an iterative process. Instead of straightforward and linear, it is repetitive and cyclical. As you move through the steps to learn, you should modify and revise your strategies. Don't be afraid to return to an earlier step to reset your process!Research is a Process infographic; follow the long description link for a web accessible version

Long description of "Research is a Process" for web accessibility

VIDEO: Connecting to Library Resources: The Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Discover why the Virtual Private Network (VPN) is important for your library research and where you can locate VPN download information. (2:01)