Research Guide for

SOC 2114 Families in Crisis (Rosenblum)

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Academic Search Premier
Academic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database designed specifically for academic institutions. It includes articles from academic journals, popular magazines, and major newspapers.
Be sure to limit to peer-reviewed journals, full text, and date range of 2012-2019.

JSTOR contains hundreds of scholarly journals from all disciplines. Full text coverage varies by journal.
Use the subject limiters to limit to sociology (left side of results list) and date range of 2012-2019.

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Choosing a research topic can take a bit of trial and error. After choosing a topic, you may need to start to refine it as you start you research. Watch the video below from North Carolina State University Library to understand the research cycle.

Developing Keywords
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Cite Your Sources
ASA Quick Guide
A guide to citations in ASA style, based on the American Sociological Association (ASA) Style Guide, 5th edition. 

MLA Quick Guide
See MLA citation examples for the most common types of sources (8th edition).

APA Quick Guide
A guide to APA citation format based on the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual.

Chicago Manual of Style Guide (OWL Purdue)
A guide to the Chicago citation style, based on the Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition).
Evaluate Source Credibility
Evaluate each source you use with CAPPS!
Consider the source's –
C = Currency
A = Author
P = Publication
P = Point of View
S = Sources

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