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Social Sciences

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About this guide

This Guide will help you find, select, evaluate, and reference information resources for your assignments and research.

Use the pages on the left to identify and develop your understanding of:

  • Key information sources and how to access them
  • Key steps in the research and referencing process

Use the quick links on the right to connect to essential Library tools and webpages, and for Subject and Research Guides on related topics.

Key Databases for Social Sciences

Reference Sources

Dictionaries and Encyclopaedias are examples of reference sources. You can use them to find definitions and background information. Articles from specialised subject encyclopaedias are authoritative and often substantial.

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