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Technological Literacy Across the Social Sciences - SSCI101

Technological Literacy Across the Social Sciences

How to use this guide

This research guide is designed to help you do research for SSCI-101. Clicking on the gray tabs will take you to pages with information on different parts of the research process, which are arranged in the order you would likely do them. You can also use the Next and Previous buttons at the bottoms of the pages to move between them.

The guide will cover topics similar to those taught in English Composition I and II, but with a focus on research in social science fields such as political science, anthropology, sociology, and psychology.

Using this guide, you will learn how to:

  • Review types of sources, considering their intended audience and purpose
  • Identify gaps in your research and the type of information you still need to find
  • Recognize scholarly articles and how they are different from other sources
  • Use appropriate keywords and search strategies in library databases to find scholarly and other sources