Welcome to the class research guide for SOC 300: New York City. Use the tabs above for a quick guide to some specially selected resources from Syracuse University Libraries.
This guide was created to assist students in finding and identifying sources that cover issues of urban sociology in New York City . This guide will also describe a few research skills that students can employ to find the most relevant materials such as developing key words, or evaluating and determining the types of sources that are needed for their research.
Make use of the Writing Style Sheet for on the Sociology Department website https://www.maxwell.syr.edu/soc.aspx?id=405
Style Guidelines for Sociology
Check out the Libraries' page on Citation Styles for help with other citation styles such as APA, and citation management systems such as RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero or Mendeley.
There are a variety of methods you can adopt for your research strategy, depending on your subject area or the outcome of your research. Research methodology will differ depending on whether:
Your strategies will be different as will the type of information sources you will seek and find.
(The Writing Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
(OWL - Purdue Online Writing Lab)