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SOC101: Principles of Sociology On-Line (Avedikian): Articles & Databases

Finding Articles at BCC Libraries

BCC Libraries offer a variety of databases in which you can locate magazine, newspaper, trade, and scholarly journal articles.  The databases below have been chosen especially for research for SOC101.

Tips for Searching in Databases

What Really is a Scholarly Article?


Librarians call certain publications certain names.   

You may have heard the terms Scholarly Journal or Peer Reviewed, or Popular Magazine.

Below is a chart that explains what the two really mean.    You will not find Scholarly Journals at the grocery store or hairdresser.

How to Read a Scholarly Article


Image "Reading a Scholarly Article"  published by Brandeis Library (CC by NC-SA).

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