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Sociology: Get Started

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This guide is designed to help students do research in cultural anthropology, physical anthropology and archaeology, and to help students and faculty discover anthropology resources available through the library. 

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  • Find Books and Videos - Get books available through the library and beyond.
  • Find Articles - Find articles about sociology topics.
  • Find Websites & Statistics - Starting points for  U.S. government and global resources.
  • Cite Sources - Tips and tools for citing sources and avoiding plagiarism.
  • Get Help - Get help from a librarian 24x7, get support from a tutor, or find a handout or tutorial to help you with your research.

"Make this neighborhood mixed income" by Culture.Subculture. Used under CC BY.

Polarized Topics - what's considered?

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Portland Data Mapping

Published by the Coalition for a Livable Future, the Regional Equity Atlas is an interactive mapping tool that will visualize census data for the Portland regional area based on your interest. The data covers population, health and access and opportunity, such as education, food, housing and transportation. Try it out!

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Encyclopedias in Sociology


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