English 098 - Issues Faced by Marginalized Groups
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Gale Virtual Reference Library
Over 100 encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources
SAGE eReference
Collection of over 80 online encyclopedias and handbooks primarily in the social sciences.
Opposing viewpoints series (print and online)
Location: print various
Encyclopedia of social issues / editor, John K. Roth.
Location: Reference Room HN57 .E59 1997 6 v.

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Academic Universe - Lexis Nexis
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Proquest Newstand
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AcademicSearch Elite (EbscoHost)
Full-text and citations from journals and magazines, may limit to only search full-text, within a specific date range and peer reviewed journals
CQ researcher
Location: REFRM H35 .C67 and online
Ethnic News Watch
Full-text database of selected newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press in the United States. Alternative to mainstream media so gives a different perspective
General Onefile (InfoTrac)
Full-text and citations from journals and magazines, may limit to only search full-text, within a specific date range and refereed journals
Gender Watch
Contains unique and diverse publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas. With archival material dating back to 1970, GenderWatch is a repository of an important historical perspective on the evolution of both the women's movement and major changes in gender roles.
JStor Journal Storage Project
Archival collection of scholarly articles from various academic displines, including Anthropology, History, Political Science, and Sociology, the most recent articles are at least 2-5 years old.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites. Updated daily.
Social Sciences Full Text (Wilson) more about Social Sciences Full Text (Wilson)
Articles from 300 journals in the social sciences; indexing 1983-, abstracts 1984-, select full text 1994-

Web Sites

Finding Resources on Controversial and Current Issues
Suggested strategies for finding resources on current social issues developed by Mary Finley

Writing Guides

Bibliography and Style Guides
Location: Online
MLA handbook.
Location: REF LB2369 .G53 2002
MLA handbook for writers of research papers / Joseph Gibaldi
Location: Reference Room and Reserve LB2369 .G53 2003
UTEL MLA-Style Bibliography Builder 1.0b by Dennis G. Jerz
The world's easiest guide to using the MLA : a user-friendly manual for formatting research papers according to the Modern Language Association style guide / Carol J. Amato; edited by Claudia Suzanne.
Location: Reference Room and Floor 2 LB2369 .A488 1999
Writing research papers : a complete guide / James D. Lester, James Lester, Jr.
Reserve Room: LB2369 .L4 2002
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