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Research Methods for the Social Sciences

Finding Social Science Journal Articles

The following are core databases in social sciences research:

Anatomy of a Scholarly Journal Article

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article (Interactive tutorial) 

Andreas Orphanides, North Carolina State University Libraries, 2009; Day, Trevor, Julie Letchford, Hazel Corradi, and Thomas Rogers. "Devising an Online Resource to Help Undergraduate Science Students Critically Evaluate Research Articles." Journal of Academic Writing 5 (2015): 1-19; Hendrick, Robert C., and Walter R. Thompson. "Reading Research 101." ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal 20 (2016): 9-13;

Understanding Peer Review - By NCSU Libraries