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SES 4343 (Fiaud): Research Methodology

Types of Resources

Reference Material
Provides basic information on topics. These include dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, etc.
Scholarly Articles
Provides current information on specific topics. Scholarly refers to the "Peer Review" process the article went through. While many are online, you may need to use a physical journal volume located in the periodicals department on the 2nd floor.
Provides information in context. Authors gather information from various resources to create a comprehensive examination of one topic.
Magazines and Newspapers
Provides current opinions and reporting on events.

Find Background Information

Consider getting some background information on your topic using some references sources. Try the following resources:

Important SES 4343 Databases

Other Useful Databases