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SOC 480: Sociology Senior Capstone (Professor Michelle Fraser)

Welcome to the Sociology 480 Research Guide


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Things you'll find in this guide:

  • How to locate credible Sociology research for the Sociology 480 capstone project.
  • How to tell the difference between scholarly peer-reviewed articles, authoritative information sources, and popular media resources 
  • How to distinguish sociology and criminology scholarship
  • How to structure a keyword search in the scholarly article databases
  • How to cite your sources

This course guide will answer these questions and provide the resources you need to finish your assignment.


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