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SOCY 122: Library Research Tips The Literature Review Assignment (Fall term) and the Outline and Research Essay (Winter term) require you to draw
 

Summary: SOCY 122: Library Research Tips
The Literature Review Assignment (Fall term) and the Outline and Research Essay (Winter term) require you to draw
upon a variety of sources including books, scholarly articles, policy documents, governmental or organizational
websites applicable to your research topic.
The purpose of this library research workshop is to give you the opportunity to refine your research skills and ability to
utilize various library resources.
Resources to Bookmark
Queen's Library Homepage http://library.queensu.ca
Sociology Library Research Guide http://library.queensu.ca/research/guide/sociology
SOCY 122 Library Tutorial: Introduction to Academic Library Research
http://library.queensu.ca/research/guide/socy-122
Background information on your sociological topic of interest
Encyclopedias can provide a broad overview of your topic and help you to identify key concepts, terms and
theories. Recommended encyclopedias can be found in the Sociology Library Research Guide:
http://library.queensu.ca/research/guide/sociology/dictionaries-encyclopedias
Some encyclopedias of note include:
The Concise Encyclopedia of Sociology https://qcat.library.queensu.ca/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=3585825
The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology https://qcat.library.queensu.ca/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=3497893
Books
(Module 4 of the online Library Tutorial http://library.queensu.ca/research/guide/socy-122/module4)

  

Source: Abolmaesumi, Purang - School of Computing, Queen's University (Kingston)

 

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