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The Research and Reference guide provides basic information for getting started and understanding research in the college environment:
Research and Reference
Jacob Alden Sargent
Last Updated May 26, 2016
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Getting Started with Social Science Research
Follow your interests. Rely on course materials, current events, personal experience, and exploration of
Look for puzzles, surprises, and data that challenge common assumptions about society.
Map out the relationships between the concepts within your topic.
for literature on your topic.
Chart out the explanations that have been offered in the literature for the puzzle or problem that interests you.
Find your own approach to your topic and situate it in conversation with the literature.
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