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Welcome to the Salem State University Library subject guide for Sociology.  This guide was designed to assist you with research and finding quality resources on topics related to sociology. 

The Research Process

Getting Started

 Find a topic

Gather background info

Narrow topic

Develop a strategy

Brainstorm keywords

Try combining keywords

Gathering Information

Find Articles and/or Books

Find other reliable sources of info appropriate to the requirements of your assignment

Final Product

 Evaluate Information

Write Your Paper

Cite Your Sources

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Subject Guide

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Tara Fitzpatrick
LIB 210
Frederick E. Berry Library and Learning Commons
Salem State University
Salem, MA 01915
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Interlibrary Loan: 978-542-6501   Fax: 978-542-6596

Information Desk:  978-542-6766

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North Campus, book drop outside library's quad entrance & College Drive entrance

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