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5 academic level sources (1 research scholarly article)

1:03 Discussion of Search Strategy, Sources, Keywords, and Literature Formats 9:07 Proquest Demo: TOPIC and "systematic review", Full Text Demo: TOPIC and interview*, Full Text 17:19 Family Studies Abstracts Demo: TOPIC, Linked Full Text Extra: How to search all EBSCO databases in one search or create your own database 20:15 Social Work Reference Center 21:45 Google Advanced Demonstrate use of .org, .gov, and .edu 27:05 Google Scholar Finding Full-Text Scholarly Articles in One Search 30:23 Pew Research Center 31:45 List of Sociology-Related Databases Overview 35:35 Overview of Writing Center 35:43 Overview of Citation & Plagiarism - APA Style 36:59 Use the Scholarly Articles link to find out more about scholarly articles


Background & definition of the topic:
Sources: Opposing Viewpoints, Social Work Reference, Proquest 
Keywords & Ideas: systematic review, literature review, magazines, organizations (.org)

Example: Proquest to find definitions and history of a topic: Search TOPIC and DEFINI*, Select Full Text and Scholarly Articles. Example: defini* AND homeless

Who is affected by the issue 
Sources: Pew Research Center,Google Advanced search using .org, .gov, or .edu (organization, government, education)
Example: See image at the bottom of page.
Google Search  - Who is affected TOPIC, 
Google search:  who is affected TOPIC

Use Conflict Theory Lens:
Keyword ideas: "Conflict theory", "Conflict lens", integrated threat theory, Intergroup anxiety, social contract

Put a face on the problem:

Sources: Social Work Reference Center, Pew Research Center, Google advanced search: TOPIC AND site:org

Keywords and ideas:  case studies, interviews, qualitative studies,

Call for action
Keywords and ideas: systematic review,  Google advanced search: TOPIC AND "think tank"  

Affected by Google Search 

Using a Google search to find out who is affected by an issue isn't a bad search. Look for the .org (organizations) and .gov (government) URLs in the search results to find credible sources. You can limit to a .org or .gov by using this in the search box with your topic:

Who is affected by....Google search





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