This guide is designed to be help with research assignments in SOC 245 / POL 245 course in the Fall 2011 term -- specifically to identify appropriate scholarly or academic tools and techniques.
Questions and comments about this guide and research for this course can be directed to Senior Reference Librarian Dick Grefe.
Table of Contents
- News Sources
Contemporary news coverage from respected sources.
- Reference Sources
Recommended topic introductions and overviews.
- Find Books
Books at W&L and elsewhere.
- Find Articles
Recommended databases to find journal articles.
- Government and Statistics
Information from governments -- national, state, local, international/foreign.
- Citation Styles and Plagiarism
Guides to writing bibliographies and notes. Help with avoiding plagiarism.
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