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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.

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Finding Academic Articles

Academic articles are written by professionals in a given fields and are edited by the authors' peers.

1. Find the search bar and enter keywords related to your topic and hit 'search'.

2. Click on the 'Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) journals' under 'Limit to' on the left side of the page.

3. Click on the 'Academic Journals' under 'Limit by Source type' on the left side of the page.


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.


Top Pick: Statistics 

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