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SSCI 301: Introduction to the Social Sciences (Fall 2022) (Professor Weigt)

Welcome to the Social Sciences 301 Research Guide

Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market - Anurag Arora - Used under (CC BY-NC 2.0); image resized from original

Things you'll find in this guide:

  • How to locate credible research for the SSCI 301 community engagement paper
  • How to find sources across different disciplinary lenses
  • 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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Social Sciences Librarian

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Lalitha Nataraj CSUSM
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