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Sociology 161: Crime and Deviance--Semester Final Project: Start with Background research & Journalism

Research Tips for getting started

Begin with Background research



**Choose Books on the results page to gather background information**

Other good places to start searching for background information:

Reference eBook Resources

Reference eBooks

Reference eBooks are a great place to find background information such as:
  • overviews of topics
  • key concepts and theories
  • names of important people and organizations

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For instructions on accessing GBS Library Resources on this page marked with a key key

click on the right side of this image and scroll down:

Great Sources of High Quality Journalism

Great Sources of In-Depth Journalism

Pro Tip: If a particular study is discussed in an article, see if you can find the original research or a good summary of it; institutions will often post studies the studies and good summaries of their research on their official web sites. 


Includes TIME , The Atlantic, National Review and the New Yorker  Requires username and/or password for home use. Click the key or see Home Access box for information 

Requires GBS username (for students, ID number only) and password from home.

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