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Basics of Social Research

A companion guide for students taking Basics of Social Research at Bluffton University

Use research databases to find scholarly journal articles

A research database is a searchable collection of many types of sources. A database might include journal, magazine, or newspaper articles, book chapters, book reviews, reports, and other types of published information. These collections might be topic-specific and narrowly-focused, or they may be very broad and comprehensive in the subject matter they include.

Use your list of keywords as search words in these databases.

Suggested databases for literature review assignment