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SOC 445 - Social Research Methods

Beginning your search

Once you have identified what your research question will be, developed a research plan, and know what sources you need to begin building your research project, you have to begin searching for those items. But how do we search for the sources that will help us answer the question and where do we find them. The information below discusses the role searching plays in the research process and other videos identify how to find books and articles in the Ensor LRC's collections.

Searching as exploration

Choosing a database

Database searching

Catalog searching