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SOC 402: Sociology/Anthropology Research Craft

Selected Books reference, circulating, and eBook titles in our library. Reference books provide good overview of a topic; regular books focus on a subject; eBooks offer searchable full text online and 24/7 availability.

Use these library catalogs to find materials in our library and in other libraries:
Our Library Catalog materials in our library and in other ACA libraries.
NetLibrary and other WWC E-Books over 50,000 electronic titles available in these collections.
WNCLN (Western North Carolina Library Network) Catalog books at UNC-A's library.
Asheville Buncombe Library System Catalog books and videos in the local public libraries.
WorldCat books in libraries worldwide, often available through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

Articles & Databases:
Use big full-text, interdisciplinary databases for access to over 20,000 journal titles:
Academic Search Premier
Ethnic NewsWatch
JSTOR--The Scholarly Journal Archive
MasterFILE Premier
OmniFile Full Text includes "Social Sciences Full Text" database.
ProQuest Research Library

Try these more specialized Social Sciences databases:
Alternative Press Index and Archive indexes articles in nonmainstream publications on social change.
Annual Reviews full-text articles synthesize primary research literature in many disciplines.
AnthroSource articles from the American Anthropological Association's (AAA) peer-reviewed journals with online access to current issues and archival content housed at JSTOR.
Contemporary Women's Issues full-text global women's health and human rights information.
CQ Researcher current and controversial issues including chronology, pros and cons, and more.
PsycInfo comprehensive coverage of psychology and related fields including sociology.
Social Sciences Package (CSA) social science databases searchable by group or by title.

Magazines & Journals:
WWC Periodical Holdings (aka Journal Finder) check the journal title and year of the article in our journal list to see if the library has the article you need in any format - online, paper, or microform.
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request articles from other libraries but remember to allow delivery time.

Web Sites:
Selected Web Sites for your class.
Web Resources library's subject collection with Anthropology, Archaeology, Sociology, and others.
Searching the Net Google, Google Scholar, and others to find more web sites.


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