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SOC/POSC 310 Introduction to Research Methodology: Finding Articles

This online guide highlights library materials on sociological topics

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Finding ARTICLES

This is a good database to start your research the database collects journals from multiple subject areas.

ARTICLES from Subject Specific Databases

Google Scholar

Question: Why would you use Google Scholar?

Answer: Google Scholar identifies scholarly research materials from a broad range of subject areas.

Google Scholar offers a "cited by" feature - it will display a list of documents which cited the document you originally retrieved. This can be useful in determing how influential a source has been.  The list only includes documents available in Google Scholar, though.

Go into the preferences of Google Scholar and select Pepperdine University from Library Links.


Past Questions

 

What are {Pepperdine Student-Athletes' attitudes toward} Kaepernick not standing for the National Anthem?