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SOC 1128 Migrants, Refugees and the Mediterranean

Updated for Fall 2022

Information Sources for SOC 1128

In this course, you will use a mix of sources for your research, including film, books, interviews, journals, websites and newspaper articles, and taped interviews. This guide provides starting points for locating these materials, and is formatted to match the course modules:

The Library has additional and more in depth pages for other areas that you may find more useful depending on the topic you choose for your final paper:

Library Tutorials

Icon IdeasTypes of Information Resources

Identify different information formats and understand that different types of resources can be used for different purposes


Icon ChoosingGoogle vs. Research Databases: What's the Difference?

Define databases and identify differences between the type of information available through general search engines and academic databases


Icon ebookFinding Ebooks

Understand what an ebook is and its relationship with other formats, and learn how to select an ebook on a certain topic


Icon Finding ArticlesFinding Articles

Learn what an article is and its relationship with other formats, and be able to select for articles using the library homepage search and a database.


newspaper icon Finding Newspaper Articles

  Locate historic newspaper articles


undefinedFinding Images

Find images using Artstor and Google Advanced Image Search.


information exchange iconGetting Articles You Cannot Find

Learn how to get a PDF copy of an article that you are not able to find using interlibrary loan.