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By the end of this session, you will be able to
- identify three resources for researching a social problem.
- use basic search strategies, including filters, to locate relevant information in library databases.
- create and save citations from library databases.
- generate ideas for additional searches.
- recognize the authority level of different information sources.
A Dictionary of Sociology by
Publication Date: 2014-10-01
The authoritative Dictionary of Sociology was first published in 1994 and contains more than 2,500 entries on the terminology, methods, concepts, and thinkers in the field and related fields.
During today's session, open this guide.
This guide is also linked in your CatCourses course site under Pages.
Introduction (5 min.)
Part I: Three Search Tips (10 min)
- Key Words
- Phrase Searching
Part II: Accessing 3 Databases ( 20 min)
- Quick demos of each
- Answer three questions for each
Part III: Independent Exploration with Your Key Words (20 min)
- Record information
- additional key words
- groups experiencing the social problem
Part IV: Source Authority (15 min)
Wrap-Up (5 min)
Head, Research Learning Services/Librarian
Sara Davidson Squibb
Subjects:African American Studies
, African Studies
, Controversial Topics
, Criminal Justice
, Current Events
, East Asian Studies
, Engineering (Aerospace)
, Engineering (Biological)
, Health Sciences
, Middle Eastern Studies
, Performing Arts
, Science (General)
, Writing Studies