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
JSTOR--The Scholarly Journal Archive
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.
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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