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SOC 103 - Cheryl Thayer - Spring 2022: Start Here! Your Assignment

Quick Links for Your Sociology Research

1. I just want to find articles for my assignment.
*Click this Find Sociology Journals link.

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2. I don't know what "peer reviewed' articles are.
*Watch the Peer Review in 3 Minutes video.

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3.  I want someone to read and check my paper.
*Contact the Learning Center Writing Tutors

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4.  I need help making APA citations for my articles.  Are APA citations the same as MLA citations?
Basic Facts - APA citations and formatting tips.

      OR
*Chat with an Oakton Librarian about citations

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*Have a short 1-on-1 citation appointment with a Librarian

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5. I need to do the required Library activity for my class.

Exploring Scholarly Sociology Articles

Your Assignment

SOC 103 (Social Problems) Assignment

1.  Annotated Bibliography on Social Problem

  • Find at least 20 sources - 16 must be scholarly
  • Provide an APA citation for each source
  • Write an annotation describing and evaluating each source.
     

2. Mini paper on a global social problem related to women. (minimum of 12 pages)

  • Find 15 sources on your chosen social problem
  • Most articles should be scholarly.
  • Find sources that cover at least 2 cultures other than US.
  • Gather data from the U.S. and international sources.
  • Use the research and date to write about a resolution for the social problem.

 

Contact Your Professor

Cheryl Thayer

email: cthayer@oakton.edu

Library Survey for Class - Share Your Thoughts

Reference Librarian

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Ruth Whitney
Contact:
Ruth Whitney

Adjunct Faculty, Library Services

rwhitney@oakton.edu
Subjects: Education