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SOC 495: The Organization of Higher Education: Getting Started

Winter 2016 - Prof. Dan Hirschman

Library Session Goals

  • Define academic sources and peer-reviewed journal articles
  • Use an article as a jumping off point to identify additional sources
  • Develop keywords and  learn ways to combine them
  • Introduce appropriate library databases for research in the sociology of higher education: Sociological Abstracts, ERIC, multidisciplinary options (Google Scholar)
  • Identify sources for class paper bibliography

Assignment Requirements

At a minimum, you will need to discuss five academic sources about your topic, of which at least one should be a book or book-length report focused on your topic.

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