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Sociology 15 (Alvarez): Pre-Activities

Research Methods in Sociology


In preparation for our in-person library session, please complete the following. 

1) View the Sociological Abstracts video (2:30) for some context about this database.  

2) View the Article Networks video (1:46) for locating about cited and cited by literature. 

3) View the "From Idea to Library" video (2:28).  Think about the questions asked.

We will start our session with a review of what you have learned.

Sociological Abstracts Video Tutorial

This video presents an Introduction to using Sociological Abstracts. Created by Utah State University Libraries (2.30)

Article Networks - Introduction

Introduction: From Idea to Library

North Carolina State University (NCSU) Libraries, 2:28

  1. How long can it task for an article to accepted for publication?
  2. How do libraries provide researchers with access to scholarly journal articles?
  3. What tools help researchers locate specific journal articles?
  4. Do databases always include full-text?