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SOC 302: Environmental Sociology

Getting Help

Research Help

   Library Help Desk
   Ground floor, AUS Library
   06 5152277
   researchhelp@aus.edu
   Help desk open during library hours

 

For help during academic calendar weekends, final exams & semester breaks, email: researchhelp@aus.edu

Modified hours for Ramadan & summer semester

Find Journal Articles

You can find scholarly articles through the library resources and more. To ensure that you discover relevant resources, spend time searching:

  1. Library databases
  2. WorldCat
  3. Google Scholar

 

Basic search strategies in these resources will help you find relevant results:

You can start your research with a keyword strategy:

[your topic] AND [what you would like to do with your topic]

Examples:

"environmental sociology" 

"environmental sociology"  AND "urban sprawl"

"urban sprawl" AND "public health"

 

Library Databases

Search the library databases to find articles from scholarly journals.

To access, go to:

  1. library.aus.edu,
  2. select Databases by Title, 
  3. use the alphabetical list to find your preferred database. 

Below is a list of selected databases that may be helpful with your research. 

Google Scholar

Use Google Scholar as a complement research tool to the library databases and WorldCat. Google Scholar allows you to search for scholarly articles and other materials. 

Go to: scholar.google.com