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CJS and Sociology Resources

Welcome to Your "Research Homepage"

Welcome to the CJS & Sociology Resources LibGuide!  A LibGuide is like a website and this LibGuide has been specifically designed to help CJS and Sociology students with their research. You will find links to academic journals and databases, general resources you can use for background research, and tips & tricks for effective research.

If you have any questions along the way, you can email a Librarian (there is a link in the left menu of every page!) for help.

Getting Started

There are 6 steps to getting started with your research

  1. Understand your assignment
  2. Choose a topic
  3. Write a research question
  4. Generate keywords
  5. Find Background information
  6. Begin searching for scholarly sources

To begin, go to the Starting Your Research guide and work through steps 1-4. 

When you are ready to move on to Step 5: Find Background Information, Click Background Information on the left menu to begin!