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SOCI 230: Course Guide (Veronica): Start Here


Welcome to the SOCI 230 course guide for Veronica Alfaro's class. This page provides quick access to important resources. Use the tabs at the top of the page to find more information on finding and using sources.

Search Tips

Need a refresher on database searching? The video below provides tips on searching in Academic Search Complete but the strategies shown can also be used on the library's homepage and many other databases. 

University of British Columbia. (2015, July 15). Academic Search Complete. [Video file]. Retrieved from

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Resources to Help with Research

Citing your sources guides Writing tips link Choosing sources

Find Books, Articles & News: Search the Library


Top Picks: Academic Articles

Top Picks: News Articles

Both database below are ProQuest databases, so they look a bit different from the EBSCOhost databases you might be used to searching. To help familiarize yourself with Canadian Major Dailies & CBCA, check out Proquest's help guide.

Screenshot of the CBCA Proquest database

Top Picks: Statistics 

screenshot from the statista database

Statista is a great source of statistics related to consumers, employment, and businesses. Search statista using a few keywords related to your topic. Access Statista below:

Using Sources: The BEAM Method