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SOC224 Sociology of Education

Understanding Peer Review and Scholarly Sources

Check out our video below for an explanation of scholarly peer-reviewed sources.

Librarian

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Meaghan Valant
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meaghan.valant@utoronto.ca

Finding Journal Articles

Use the databases below to find scholarly peer-reviewed journal articles for your assignments.

Before using the databases above, you'll need to identify keywords.  Check out our Keyword Worksheet video and Keyword Worksheet handout for help developing keywords.

For help using Sociological Abstracts, check out our YouTube video.  

Need help using boolean operators?  Check out the UTM Library's guide, Searching with Boolean Operators.

Get it! UTL Not Working

button not working in the database?  Check out our video for instructions on how to search for an article using the citation.

Is Your Article Peer-Reviewed?

Not sure if your article is peer-reviewed? Check out our video for instructions on how to search Ulrich's Periodical.

Sociology Style Guide

Below is the UTM Department of Sociology's ASA (American Sociological Association) Style Guide:

Reference & Research Help

The UTM Library will be closed February 20 for Family Day and April 7 for Good Friday.
 

Reference and Research Desk & UTM Library Chat 

Service Hours: January 9 to April 24, 2023

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Ask Chat with a Librarian  

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Book a Research Consultation 

Need more assistance? You can Book a Consultation with a reference specialist.

Need subject-specific assistance with an assignment? UTM Library has liaison librarians for every program. Email your UTM Liaison Librarian to schedule a consultation. 


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