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Social Problems: Home

Research Guide for students taking Social Problems with Dr. Krisler Bailey.

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Robyn Reid
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Librarian for: Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Communication Studies, Education, Geography, History, Military Science, Political Science

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Where to Start

Frog Scholar

Start your search in Frog Scholar.

  1. Do a search for the name of your county and one additional keyword. For example: "Tarrant County" AND poverty
  2. If you do not find any results, use the name of the closest "big" city. For example: "Fort Worth" AND poverty

Social Explorer

Use Social Explorer to get basic demographic information. NOTE: You will need to create an account to save the information you find and/or create in Social Explorer, and login each time you use the database.

  1. Choose "Demographic Profiles" from the options on the left.
  2. Do a search for the name of your county. For example: "Tarrant County"

Recommended Databases

Sociological Abstracts

Indexes international scholarly literature in sociology and includes companion file Social Services Abstracts. Coverage dates: 1952 - Current.

Sociological Abstracts

SocINDEX with Full Text

Contains full text for journals, books, monographs, and conference papers for topics in sociology.Coverage dates: 1895 - Current.

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An electronic journal collection consisting of the full text of back issues of journals in many different subject areas. It is especially strong in Arts and Sciences.Coverage dates: Varies.