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SOC 224: Introduction to Sociology Research : Research Guide

Download Worksheet and complete using the presentation below. Make sure to save worksheet both while you're working to complete it and when your are done so you don't lose your answers. You can print after completing for a reference research handout. 

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Download Research Activity and complete using the resources below. Note: Contains How-To Instructions on using the databases listed below. 



SocINDEXSocINDEX features subject specific articles from sociology journals. 

Academic Search Premier (EBSCO): a multi-disciplinary database that provides articles published in nearly 4,500 journals.

PsycINFO  has more than 2 million scholarly articles in psychology and related disciplines. 

Communication & Mass Media Complete  has articles in communication and mass media and in closely-related fields. 

Education Full Text--Including ERIC has articles covering education, secondary education, teaching methods, and more. 

Business Source Premier has articles in business-oriented academic and trade journals, magazines and newspapers.

ADDITIONAL SUBJECT GUIDES find additional databases based on the subject/topic your are researching.


Google Scholar Research including journal articles and other scholarly material


WOU Library Catalog has books and ebooks from the WOU library and our regional academic library partners. 


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Noodle Tools - a cloud based software to help with your citations. Free for WOU students