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SOCI 001: Foundations of Sociology (SC)

Sociology 001: Foundations of Sociology (Laurison) Fall 2018

Key scholarly search engines / databases

Start with:


Additional research tools for sociology:

Research consultations

Swarthmore has librarians that work with each subject area. For Sociology/Anthropology, talk to Sarah Elichko.

You can set up a consultation with a librarian to work on a research assignment, or just to improve your research skills.

Sarah's Office Hours: T & Th, 11am-1pm
  --- At the Research & Info Desk (McCabe)
• Schedule an appointment online

Other Ways to Get Research Advice

See who's available (Research & Info Desk)
Chat with a RIA (peer research associate) or a librarian

A few search skills that can make your life easier

• Knowing how to limit and sort search results (e.g. by year, by relevance, by format)

• Knowing how to save searches so you can return to them later

• Knowing what to try when Google fails (e.g. when you're asked to pay for a journal article)