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SOC345 Special Topics in Sociology

Keywords, Database Searching, and Maximizing Search Results

These videos explain how to develop keywords and search article databases.

 Need help developing and organizing keywords? Check out our Keyword Worksheet.


 The tips and tricks described in the video above can be used to search other databases, such as Electronics & Communications Abstracts (see the section “Indices (databases)” below). 


Finding what you're looking for

Can't find what you're looking for?  Check out the video below for some useful tips.

Understanding the Information Cycle, Scholarly/Academic Sources, and Peer Review

The video below explains scholarly, peer-reviewed sources.

Checking for Peer Review: Ulrichsweb