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English 1101
Research Project
Research Guide

Professor M. Holdway

 

Reference Books

Note: Look up your topic in the index at the end of the reference book to find out where (in what volume, what page) the information is located.

Biographical Dictionary of Psychology
Reference BF109.A1 B56 1997

Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Psychology
Reference HM 251 .B476 1995

Blackwell Dictionary of Sociology
Reference HM 425 .J64 2000

Contemporary Authors
Reference PN 451 .E8 C62
Hint: Use the Cumulative Index volume..

Encyclopedia of Psychology
Reference BF 31 .E517 2000

Encyclopedia of Sociology
Reference HM 425 .E5 2000
Hint: Use the Index volume.

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences
Reference H 41 .I58 2001
Hint: Use the Subject Index volume.

 

Article Databases

Note: You may use these databases from your home computer by using your C.O.D. Library Card number as a password.

Academic Search Premier (1984-present)
Articles from popular magazines and professional journals.

Biography and Geneaology Master Index
Refers you to biographical information in reference books. Find out if we have the particular reference book by looking up the title in the Library Catalog.

Expanded Academic ASAP (1980-present)
Articles from popular magazines and professional journals.

Newspaper Databases
Full-text of newspaper articles.

PsycINFO (1887-present)
Professional journal articles, books, conference papers and dissertations in psychology and related disciplines.

SocIndex with Full Text (1895-present)
Professional journal articles, books, conference papers and dissertations in sociology and related disciplines.

Web Search Engines

Click on "Search the Web" for a list of search engines to use for this project. Try Google first.

 

Here's the assignment:

Microsoft Word fileEnglish 1101 Research Project Assignment   (Help downloading)

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Diana Fitzwater
Professor & Reference Librarian
fitzwate@cod.edu
(630) 942-2078

rev. October 2006

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