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SOCI 210 (McEntee): Find articles

When and Where Can I Access Databases?

Databases are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can use them on or off campus. If you are using them from off campus you will be prompted to put in your SU username and password (the same one you use for Gull Net, MyClasses, or an SU computer).

Article Databases: an A-Z List

You can search for databases by name or by subject.

Databases A-Z List

Keyword Exercise

Research Question: "How does media affect voting in young people?"

Keywords:   media    voting    young people


Fill out the keyword sheet below to explore wording that is used to describe your own topic.

Thesaurus

In addition to the link to Thesaurus.com below, MS Word has a built-in thesaurus:

Database List

Newspapers

Website Evaluation

Endings Can Indicate Reliability

Sometimes, you can judge how reliable website information is by noting the URL ending.

.GOV - refers to a government website. Highly reliable.

.EDU - often refers to a reliable educational website.

.ORG - implies a non-profit ORGanization. Approach with skepticism.

.COM - stands for "Commerce" and is used for business. Approach with skepticism.

Outward differences between popular magazines and scholarly journals