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SOC 495: Sociology Senior Capstone (Professor Angélica Ruiz)

Welcome to the Sociology 495 Research Guide

Students studying in a library at tables in a wheel spoke formation.

Students in a library (Pixabay) - Used under (CC BY-NC 4.0); image resized from original

Things you'll find in this guide:

  • How to locate credible Sociology research for the Sociology 495 capstone project.
  • How to tell the difference between scholarly peer-reviewed articles, authoritative information sources, and popular media resources 
  • 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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