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Sociology Research Guide: Finding Articles & More

Off-Campus Access to Databases

To access any database in this Research Guide from off campus, you will need your myMCC login. You may find your myMCC login at www.mchenry.edu/myMCC. Click on "Password Reset/Find Username."  

Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete
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Selecting and Using Keywords Video (3:50)

keyword with magnifying glass over research

Joshua Vossler's video "Selecting and Using Keywords"

Research Tip: If you were researching the topic "videogame violence" as discussed in the video above, you could also use a great and reliable site such as this: https://www.statista.com/topics/868/video-games/  (Video Game Industry: Statistics & Facts | Statista)

Featured Library Database

To access any database in this LibGuide, you will need your network ID, which is the same login you use to access campus computers. You can establish your network ID by visiting a computer lab on campus, or by logging into a computer in your classroom.

Scholarly Journal Articles

Use these databases to find articles in scholarly journals.  For Academic Search Complete and ProQuest, check the Peer Reviewed or Schoalrly Journal box to limit your search to scholarly journals only.

Social Issues

If your research assignment requires you to write about a current social or controversial issue, these databases may help: