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ES101A Social Science Research Methods (Spring 2023)

Course library guide for Ethnic Studies 101A: Social Science Research Methods (Spring 2023)

Getting Started

Reference and Getting Started

Encyclopedias are a great place to start when exploring a research topic! Encyclopedias are organized alphabetically and are sometimes several volumes. Entries are written by scholars and can be between a half page or several pages and often contain several citations for further reading. Some encyclopedias are available as online databases while others are cataloged and available either as e-books or in print. 

Reference Databases

Handbooks and Encyclopedias