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SOC 211

Finding Scholarly Sources for SOC 211 Research: Virtual Library Instruction

This interactive tutorial focuses on locating scholarly sources for sociology research in Delta Library's databases. It takes about 30 minutes to complete and contains an optional completion certificate that can be emailed or uploaded to an assignment in your eLearning course shell, providing a credit/no credit grade.

This course covers the following topics:

  • What scholarly sources and peer reviewed articles are
  • Why you should use library databases to find scholarly articles
  • Accessing the SOC 211 Research Guide
  • Developing keywords using your research topic
  • Searching for scholarly articles in EBSCO Social Sciences Database, JSTOR, and Google Scholar
  • How to request an article from Interlibrary Loan
  • Contacting the library for help