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Why use a reference book?
Reference sources are invaluable for defining key
concepts, providing brief overviews of a subject, and identifying major theories
and research developments. They can provide you with the background you
need to select and develop a topic of research, or help you explore internship or career opportunities.
Explores a single hot issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. There are 44 reports produced each year including four expanded reports.
Print Subject Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Encyclopedia of Social Theory by
Call Number: POR Reference HM425 .E47 2005 v.1-2
Publication Date: 2004-08-19
Encyclopedia of Sociology by
Call Number: POR Reference HM425 .E5 2000
Publication Date: 2000-11-16
The Sage Dictionary of Sociology by
Call Number: POR Reference HM425 .B78 2006
Publication Date: 2006-01-26
The SAGE Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods by
Call Number: POR Reference H62 .L456 2004
Publication Date: 2003-12-15
Guides to Further Research
Information sources in the social sciences
POR Reference H61 .I56 2002